Higher Education

Academy of Art University: Where Creative Dreams Come True

Academy of Art University, located in San Francisco, California, is a well known and accredited private University.

It offers intriguing fields of studies: fashion,jewelry and metal ,landscape architecture, acting,photography,graphic design, motion picture,advertising,game development,television,and animation.

The personal decision one makes, in choosing where to experience their higher education and skills training is highly important.

Recently,the Academy of Art University has produced an enlightening segment for curious and prospective students. It is called, “Day in the Life.”

You can follow along with students who attend classes or study flexible online courses at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco.

One of the best ways to learn and discover answers to pondering questions is observe others living it– day by day coverage. It’s interesting to see the student’s struggles and victories,as they reach towards their goals and aspirations. First hand, the “Day in a Life” students explain their plans and strategies. For instance, television student, Sam Bear, is videotaped and appears on Utube. He attends Academy of Art, and is expressive about his personal decisions, activities, and feelings, during his life at Academy of Art. He felt that Academy of Art was a “Community ” and a place he felt “comfortable fitting in.”

Being an Art major may be an intimidating choice. Bear comments that his “professors helped find viable career options.” Bear also states that “the courses are challenging.”

Some of the inviting and named features found at Academy of Art were state-of-the-art production equipment, numerous libraries, comfortable lounges and restaurants,and collaborating student sessions—to bring out the best and unique ideas from all students.

Finally, the ultimate gem of being a student at AAU, according to Sam Bear, are the “friendships” formed. He likes knowing he has been challenged in his field and has formed colleagues to collaborate with in the future.

Follow this link to learn more https://patch.com/california/san-francisco/academy-art-university-helps-stranded-arts-students

Bruce Levenson Encouraging Students to Give Back Through the Do Good Institute

Ever since he sold Atlanta Hawks in 2014, Bruce Levenson has been busy in the nonprofit sector. Bruce Levenson’s involvement in the Do Good Institute at the University of Maryland is contributing significantly in exposing undergraduate students in the university to the world of philanthropic activities. The institute also urges the students to take up volunteer work. The program aims at mentoring students into exceptional business leaders in the nonprofit world. So far, the initiative has experienced a tremendous reception from the students.

Do Good Institute has two main missions: to create a Do Good campus where all students who graduate will have the information and motivation to give back to the society, and to mold the next generation of competent leaders for nonprofit organizations. In the seven years since its launching, the program has rapidly developed. Students now have the option to major in the field starting from the fall of 2017.

One of the former students of the program, Ben Simon is the co-founder of the Food Recover Network (FRN) which aims to prevent waste on campus. Simon founded the student-run movement through the Do Good Institute. His story is one of the many successes of Bruce Levenson’s initiative.

Levenson was born in Washington, D.C. and raised in Chevy Chase, Maryland. He is a graduate of Washington University and the American University. He is the founder of the UCG and also a former Washington Star journalist.

Besides his involvement with the Do Good Institute, Levenson is an active participant in several charitable organizations such as Hoop Dreams Foundation and Community Foundation of Washington, D.C. Currently, the father of three lives in Atlanta and Potomac with his wife, Karen.

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