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The Art Institute of Pittsburgh Faculty Member to Speak at TEDxPittsburgh

By: The Art Institutes

May 6, 2016

Fashion instructor Casey Droege, who teaches at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, is set to speak at TEDxPittsburgh on May 22 at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh.

The theme of the 2016 conference is “Activate: Ideas in Motion.” Speakers will discuss problems they’ve encountered and how they’ve created ideas to overcome them. Droege’s talk will focus on bringing diverse groups of people together to think, eat, and experience art.

Students at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh are encouraged to apply for a chance to receive a free ticket to TEDxPittsburgh. 100 free tickets will be given away.  Click here for details: http://www.tedxpittsburgh.org/student-grant-2016/

TEDx is an independently organized, community-based version of the popular TED Talks. Speakers address a variety of topics related to technology, entertainment, and design. 

The Art Institute of Pittsburgh’s Senior Director of Admissions, Jennifer O’Brien, serves on the TEDxPittsburgh speaker team that selects and works with speakers. Sara Coffey, who in 2009 earned a Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design from The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, is an event co-organizer.

See ge.artinstitutes.edu/programoffering/938 for program duration, tuition, fees and other costs, median debt, salary data, alumni success, and other important info.

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By: The Art Institutes

May 6, 2016