• ArtPrize a Success

    Posted October 12, 2009

    Kendall College of Art and Design is always a busy place, but thanks to Read More...

  • Thousands watch a rain of a 100,000 paper airplanes

    Posted September 27, 2009

    Over 20,000 people jammed the streets and reached for the skies as a rainbow of hand-folded paper airplanes were released from rooftops in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids. Read More...

  • Student Services Relocation Complete

    Posted September 21, 2009

    Not too long ago, students had to visit several floors in order to register for classes, see a counselor, receive financial aid, or find out what was wrong with their MacBook. Portfolio reviews for potential students took place behind a bank of file cabinets in Student Services, and gallery space was at a premium. Read More...

  • New Website - it’s (a)Live!

    Posted September 21, 2009

    It's fun, informative, vibrant, and useful. The Kendall website has been completely redesigned to help facilitate better communication with future and current students, parents, alumni and art educators. Whether you want to learn more about Kendall ??s creative community, the larger Grand Rapids area, or download the latest class schedule, the new site is easy to navigate, chock full of information, and a great way to stay in the know. Read More...

  • Collaborative Design Takes on Food Allergies

    Posted September 21, 2009

    Lucas Lindale is allergic to peanuts. His mother and adjunct instructor Michelle Lindale recalls the day that she and her husband Adam found out just how severe Lucas' allergy is. "He was approximately 18 months old, and his allergist said that his allergy was off the charts; he had never seen anything like it. Lucas could have a life-threatening allergic reaction just from coming into contact with peanuts, which is why he carries an auto-injectable epinephrine (epi) pen with him at all times, in case he or someone else needs to administer the drug in case of a reaction." The Lindales made many changes throughout their home to accommodate Lucas' allergy, but Michelle was surprised to learn how difficult it would be for Lucas out in the real world. "So many children's activities revolve around food. Lunchtime, snacks, birthday and holiday parties, field trips, Scout meetings ??and children just naturally want to share and trade. It's very difficult, and so many people don't want to be put into a situation where they might have to use Lucas'epi pen." Read More...

  • Art Ed Students Make the World Better

    Posted September 21, 2009

    Can art lead to clean water? At Kendall it can. Kendall's Art Education students reached out to bring clean water to third-world countries with a unique fund-raiser that was also a part of full-circle curriculum design. Read More...

  • Kendall College of Art and Design Enters Into Alliance With Design West Michigan

    Posted July 27, 2009

    Creativity, imagination, and innovation are the fundamental drivers of today's economy and society. To that end, Kendall College of Ar t and Design has allied with Design West Michigan, joining its existing partners, economic development organizations Lakeshore Advantage and The RightPlace, Inc. Read More...

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