GGC Scholar Minutes- 11.29.16
Marc Gilley, Todd Mueller, Catherine Moore, Janet Stephens, Chanju Lee, Stacy Rusnak, Katherine Balsley, David Cook.
Discussed recent success- student surveys; student portfolios; Dr. Mueller’s Drum group. Questions about pursuing Create symposium as a showcase for Arts.
Discussed opportunities- develop learning Communities; community based Art (habitat for humanity, artworks Gwinnett, Community Projects); collaboration with sciences, IT, business; other Arts programs as models- Agnes Scott, Emory, UGA, Oglethorpe, Kennesaw State.
Discussed Arts perspectives- developing creative thinking w
ithin a work environment; critical thinking; expression; emotional health.
Discussed challenges for us- create a internal narrative about our role at GGC; economic impact survey; difficulty of developing long-term support; special infrastructure needs; separate external narrative.
Possible outcomes- develop Arts events facebook page or promotional outlet; unique arts webpage; develop elevator pitch.