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Did Someone Say Brain Food? The Young Alumni Lecture Series Feeds Students' Minds

Young Alumni Lecture Series logo“Did Someone Say Brain Food?” is the theme of an alumni lecture series organized by the department of art & design at Ohio Northern University. Based on recommendations from the faculty, the lecture series brings to campus three or four young alumni to share personal career challenges and successes since graduation with current students.

The panel of alumni will discuss what it was like to send resumés and cover letters to employers and graduate schools, to have a portfolio reviewed in hopes of getting a job, and a personal perspective of the current job market.

Prof. Brit Rowe, department chair, acknowledges, “Students will be able to engage in an open dialogue with the speakers about the importance of specific classes and how the students might best position themselves for employment or graduate school. This is also a great opportunity for alumni to give back to the education process at Ohio Northern.”

The event is scheduled for Friday, March 27, 6p.m. at the Affinity Commons Building. The alumni lectures are free and open to the public. Campus parking is limited. Guests are encouraged to park in the University’s McIntosh Center/Visitors lot via College Avenue. For additional information, please contact the department of art & design at (419) 772-2160 or art@onu.edu.

Ohio Northern offers both the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees with majors in advertising design, art education, graphic design and studio arts. The department of A&D holds memberships in national organizations such as the National Art Education Association, College Art Association, Foundations in Art: Theory and Education and the National Council on Education of Ceramic Arts. The department is recognized in the second edition of “Creative Colleges: A Guide for Student Actors, Artists, Dancers, Musicians and Writers” as one of the top 200 creative programs nationwide. For additional information about the department of art & design, contact the department.

See photos from the event!