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The 2014 FAMU Feeder Fair: Opportunities for Graduate Scholarships

Posted on Sep 16, 2014 | Comments Off

The 2014 FAMU Feeder Fair: Opportunities for Graduate Scholarships

Last weekend, September 10th through the 12th, Florida A&M University (FAMU) hosted the Graduate Feeder Conference and Recruitment Fair. This event is aimed at broadening the opportunities of students within the Graduate Feeders Scholars Program (GFSP) as they choose to pursue graduate and post-graduate studies in degrees not offered at FAMU. “The GFSP, in the School of Graduate Studies and Research, is an official partnership agreement arranged by FAMU with more than 40 participating universities located throughout the United States....

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Dr. Antonio C. Cuyler co-presents with College of Music in Montreal at the 2014 Association of Arts Administration Educators (AAAE)

Posted on Sep 12, 2014 | Comments Off

Dr. Antonio C. Cuyler co-presents with College of Music in Montreal at the 2014 Association of Arts Administration Educators (AAAE)

This past May, Dr. Antonio C. Cuyler, an Assistant Professor of Arts Administration, attended and presented at the Association of Arts Administration Educators (AAAE) conference in Montreal, Canada.  AAAE’s an annual conference brings together “arts administration and culture educators from around the globe to communicate new ideas, share best practices, and explore issues across the spectrum of higher education and the arts”.   From the Student side of the Ivory Tower: An Empirical Study of Student Expectations of Internship in...

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Alumni Spotlight: Sandra Bird

Posted on Sep 9, 2014 | Comments Off

Alumni Spotlight: Sandra Bird

The Department of Art Education is proud to feature the exciting career development of Florida State alumna, Dr. Sandra Bird. Dr. Bird graduated from FSU in 1999 with a doctoral degree in Art Education. Immediately after graduation, Dr. Bird was employed by Kennesaw State University as the Art Education Coordinator. In the academic year of 2002-2003, she served as the acting Chair of the KSU Department of Visual Arts. Following her years of administrative activity, Dr. Bird then decided to focus on fulfilling the role of a faculty member and...

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Welcome Fulbright Student Mauren Teuber!

Posted on Sep 5, 2014 | Comments Off

Welcome Fulbright Student Mauren Teuber!

  The Department of Art Education is excited to welcome visiting student researcher, Mauren Teuber, to Florida State University. Mauren was selected into the Fulbright Foreign Student Program and will be attending classes full time for the upcoming Fall and Spring semesters as part of her home institution’s doctorate research program. Mauren is currently a doctoral student studying at the Universidade Federal do Paraná (Paraná Federal University), located in Curitiba, Brazil. Her research is circumscribed in the field of...

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Academic Integrity Workshop 2014: Recap

Posted on Sep 2, 2014 | Comments Off

Academic Integrity Workshop 2014: Recap

Last Friday, August 29th, the Graduate School conducted the Academic Integrity Workshop in the William Johnston Building. This workshop was for all incoming graduate students of the Department of Art Education.   This year we had presenters Dr. Lisa Liseno of the Graduate School and Holly Hunt of the Division of Undergraduate Studies. Dr. Lisa Liseno is the Assistant Dean of the Graduate School and she is also the Director of the Program for Instructional Excellence and of The Fellows Society. Holly Hunt is of the Academic Center for...

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Alumni Spotlight: Kathryn Douglass

Posted on Aug 21, 2014 | Comments Off

Alumni Spotlight: Kathryn Douglass

  The Department of Art Education is proud to congratulate Florida State alumni, Kathryn Douglass on her recent promotion to the Senior Campaign Coordinator position at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Though Kathryn has been very busy preparing for her new position, we were thrilled when she agreed to participate in an email interview to include in this week’s blog, highlighting her career since graduating from Florida State! We have included the interview questions and Kathryn Douglass’ responses below Did you ever imagine obtaining...

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Congratulations Summer 2014 Graduates!

Posted on Aug 14, 2014 | Comments Off

Congratulations Summer 2014 Graduates!

The Department of Art Education would like to congratulate and commemorate our Summer 2014 graduating masters and doctoral students on their excellent achievement!     Art Therapy Masters Graduating Class: Annie Draper Brittney Washington Carrie Tillett Saks Chelsea Plotner Erika Martin Gina Galardi Hillary Kern Jaime Robertson Jaimie Burkewitz Lauren Sealy Mary Doonan Olivia Hendran Peyton Tanner Rachel Mims Rupa Chadha     Art Education Doctoral Graduate: Yoonjung Kang   On July 14, 2014, Yoonjung Kang defended her...

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Summer 2014 Special Topics & Art Therapy Issues Dr. Paige Asawa and Dr. Dina Ricco Recap

Posted on Aug 7, 2014 | Comments Off

Summer 2014 Special Topics & Art Therapy Issues Dr. Paige Asawa and Dr. Dina Ricco Recap

On June 27th and 28th, the Department of Art Education’s Art Therapy Program hosted its second summer weekend course. The second weekend course focused on family art assessment. The course was taught by visiting professor Dr. Paige Asawa who came all the way from Loyola Marymount University (LMU) in Los Angeles to teach this course! In addition to teaching at LMU, Dr. Asawa is the Admissions Coordinator and the Director of the Helen B. Landgarten Art Therapy Clinic. Her current research focuses on the use of art therapy in trauma treatment,...

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Welcome, Visiting Professor Guo Li!

Posted on Jul 31, 2014 | Comments Off

Welcome, Visiting Professor Guo Li!

  The Department of Art Education proudly welcomes the arrival of visiting professor Guo Li. Guo Li is currently an Assistant Professor at the Fine Art College of Gannan Normal University in the Jiangxi Province of China and will be traveling to Tallahassee with the help of the Chinese Government Scholarship to work and study as an exchange student at Florida State University. While at FSU Guo Li will work closely with Pat Villeneuve to explore research related to art and museum education. Guo Li received her Bachelor of Fine Arts...

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Graduates Students within the Department of Art Education Help Facilitate “Art and Athletics” Summer Camp

Posted on Jul 24, 2014 | Comments Off

Graduates Students within the Department of Art Education Help Facilitate “Art and Athletics” Summer Camp

Each year the Florida State University College of Social Work hosts “Arts and Athletics,” an engaging two-week summer camp for underserved middle-school kids in the Tallahassee area. Leigha Inman, the Director of the camp collaborated with FSU’s Center for Academic Retention and Enhancement (CARE), the FSU Art Education Department, the FSU Athletics Department, and the Tallahassee Housing Authority to organize the event and cultivate a program that exposes youth to a university setting while encouraging positive youth...

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