Service Learning Symposium Honors Sean Simmons ’13

May 20, 2013

Sean Simmons ’13 (Industrial Design) is known for sharing his compassion both in the studio and in the community. Carrie Fitzgerald, senior director of health policy at First Focus in Washington, D.C., presented at the Service Learning Symposium, March 29, and discussed her belief that compassion should be an essential component of everyone’s work. This […]

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2013 Service Learning Symposium Highlights Compassionate Action

March 26, 2013

Service takes place among faculty, staff and students in many different ways throughout the college. The hours that our students serve in the larger community are just one of the things MIAD involves itself in on behalf of strengthening our neighborhoods and teaching active civic engagement. The college has been involved in many different ways […]

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MIAD Named to President’s Honor Role

December 12, 2012

The Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design was recently named to the 2012 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The Honor Roll recognizes colleges and universities that support exemplary community service programs and best practices in campus-community partnerships. MIAD distinguishes itself as a leader in art and design colleges by being one of the […]

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Student Fought Hunger Through Internship

December 12, 2012

Bryan Padovano ’12 (Communication Design) and the rest of the OrangeAid interns asked Milwaukeeans to “give hunger the finger” and participate in FoodFightMKE.OrangeAid is an internship program run by Jigsaw. The program assigns the students to come up with a topic they feel passionate about, and plan a campaign about it. Padovano and a group of three […]

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2012 Highlights

December 12, 2012

As the college seeks ways to distinguish its strengths, we find that our students are increasingly making use of their service learning experiences to guide their professional endeavors. One example from this year would be Shawna Lausen’s “Same But Different Coloring/Activity Book” that she completed with IndependenceFirst after taking Julia Kirchner’s “Building Communities” course. Ms. Lausen has […]

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Bridge Magazine Overview

December 12, 2012

In 2009 students in several departments at MIAD began working together to create online publications under the name MIAD BRIDGE.  This has now become a yearly project that is undertaken in the Fall Semester of the academic year. BRIDGE publications involve cross-media content design, and present how students engage the world and contribute beyond their […]

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2012 Service Learning Symposium Inspires, Honors

December 12, 2012

The Annual Service Learning Symposium featured inspirational stories from guest speakers Dan Vaughn and Troy Freund as Ashley Bayer ’12 (Interior Architecture + Design) was honored with the Northwestern Mutual Foundation Service Learning Scholarship for her excellence in service with Daystar, Inc. Daystar provides a safe and caring long-term transitional home that gives women the […]

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