BCU Offers Tolerance Workshop for Local Art Teachers

03.28.13 Tolerance through ArtNan Wilson, assistant professor of art and department chair at Briar Cliff University, will conduct an in-service lecture/workshop for art teachers in area schools, Monday, April 1, 2013, 2:30 - 4:00 p.m., Room 76, Heelan Hall at Briar Cliff.

Kris Crabtree-Groff, BCU associate professor of education and division chair, will assist with the workshop, which is being held in conjunction with Tolerance Week, April 1 – 4, 2013.

The in-service is designed to encourage art instructors to incorporate themes of tolerance when guiding students in the art making process. This is Wilson’s third year presenting tolerance themes in art for the weeklong event.

Tolerance Week is a series of events to encourage tolerance among students and adults in the Siouxland. For more information, visit http://www.toleranceweeksiouxcity.com/.

Briar Cliff University is a Catholic institution with an enrollment of more than 1,100 students from 31 states and 11 countries. Students are educated in the Franciscan tradition of excellence in the liberal arts and career preparation in an environment of care, compassion and service. For more information, please visit briarcliff.edu.

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