" 'The goal of the university’s commUNITY Focus day is to encourage students to develop roots in the community...' "
Santa Fe University of Art and Design (SFUAD) will host its third commUNITY Focus day on Friday, Aug. 24.
The event, which occurs semi-annually, connects students with local nonprofit organizations and promotes a day of community service.
“The goal of the university’s commUNITY Focus day is to encourage students to develop roots in the community by involving them in positive events that really nurture them as lifelong volunteers,” said Rachel Gantt, SFUAD director of campus life. “We want the city of Santa Fe to know that we’re here to serve.”
Students will visit a variety of locations throughout the day, including the City of Santa Fe Parks Division, Kitchen Angels, the Santa Fe Animal Shelter, and Fine Arts for Children and Teens (FACT) Santa Fe.
More than 300 SFUAD students participated in last year’s event.
Friday, Aug. 24, 2012
9 a.m.–1 p.m.
Various locations around Santa Fe, including:
For more information, please call Rachel Gantt at (505) 473-6713 or email email@example.com.
Santa Fe University of Art and Design is an accredited institution located in Santa Fe, New Mexico, one of the world’s leading centers for art and design. The university offers degrees in arts management, contemporary music, creative writing, digital arts, graphic design, moving image arts (filmmaking and video production), performing arts, photography and studio art.
Faculty members are practicing artists who teach students in small groups, following a unique interdisciplinary curriculum that combines hands-on experience with core theory and prepares graduates to become well-rounded, creative, problem-solving professionals.
As a Laureate International Universities Center of Excellence in Art, Architecture and Design, the university boasts an international student body and opportunities to study abroad, encouraging students to develop a global perspective on the arts. Santa Fe University of Art and Design is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association, www.ncahlc.org.
From a Santa Fe University of Art and Design press release