EDUCATION LEADERS TO LEARN ABOUT ART INSTITUTE AT MEET THE CREATIVES BREAKFAST
A. Majadi, executive director of the Boys & Girls Club of San Bernardino, reacts with pleased surprise to information Tamara Stephens, lead designer for the Fall 2008 Human Factors class at The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire, presents about the kitchen remodel Stephens’ class had created for the Boys & Girls Club. Carl Dameron photo
Chef Laurent Ballion with a spread of fresh fruit, similar to what his students at The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire will serve with breakfast creations to guests at Meet The Creatives on April 22.
(SAN BERNARDINO, Calif.)– High school administrators and other education leaders will receive their own introduction to The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire at the semi-annual Meet the Creatives gourmet breakfast Thursday, April 22.
“This presentation was created to give high school and community leaders an opportunity to see the creative education opportunities available at The Art Institute of California-Inland Empire campus.,” said President Emam El-Hout. “We would also like to share our creative majors, show our work in the community. Our goal is to facilitate a partnership with these administrators as key players in academic excellence and in the creative growth of the Inland Empire’s youth.”
The breakfast is prepared by students attending The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire, which oversees the Culinary Arts and Culinary Management programs. After breakfast, participants will take tours of our campus, hear presentations from the school’s academic directors about the programs offered and also learn about career services and student affairs at the San Bernardino school.
Articulation (the methods by which high schools ensure their students are adequately prepared for various colleges) and the $150,000 in scholarships The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire will offer this year will also be discussed, as will Summer Studio 2009.
Summer Studio is an opportunity for students who will be in high school that fall to work with The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire to design real work for a non—profit organization. Each year, The Art Institute chooses a different non-profit organization with which its Summer Studio participants will work.
“We will show how we impact our community and the role that we play in transitioning our students from high school to active, viable working professionals in the creative community,” El-Hout said.
For more information, educators should call Carl Dameron at (909) 888-0017. To confirm attendance, call Veronica Cordova at (909) 915-2100. The Art Institute of California-Inland Empire is located at 630 East Brier Drive, San Bernardino, CA 92408.
The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Game Art & Design, Graphic Design, Web Design & Interactive Media, Interior Design, Fashion & Retail Management, and Media Arts & Animation. It offers an Associate degree in Graphic Design, and a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Fashion Design.
The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire offers an Associate degree in Culinary Arts and a Bachelor of Science degree in Culinary Management. Each program is offered on a year-round basis, allowing students to work uninterrupted toward their degrees.
It’s not too late to start a new term at The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire. Courses begin April 6 and classes are offered in the day, evening and on weekends for new and reentry students.
For more information, or to arrange a tour, call The Art Institute at (909) 915-2100 or go on line to www.artinstitutes.edu/InlandEmpire.
The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire is one of the Art Institutes (www.artinstitutes.edu/InlandEmpire), a system of more than 40 locations throughout North America, providing an important source of design, media arts, fashion and culinary arts professionals.
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