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Spring 2009:Vistas Fall 2008 - Villa Maria College

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Villa’s Fashion Design and

Merchandising Program

Trending Up

▲The new Bachelor of Fine Arts program in Fashion Design and

Merchandising is entering its second semester and early indications

of its success are very positive. Enrollment and enthusiasm are superseding

expected levels. This unique program focuses on both the

aesthetics of design as well as the art aspect of shapes and silhouettes.

It differs from other area programs by combining design and merchandising

skill through an artistic lens. Standard fashion industry

skills and concentrations in business programs give students a solid

background. Villa graduates will possess the creative, critical thinking,

technology, portfolio presentation and oral communication skills

necessary to the industry.


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A PUBLICATION D EDICATED TO A LUMNI AND F RIENDS OF V ILLA M ARIA C OLLEGE OF B UFFALO

After their second year,

students will choose a design

or merchandising pathway

taking several courses that

cross over into both areas.

This structure will allow them

flexibility to enter various

areas of the fashion industry

upon graduation. According

to the US Department of

Labor, employment outlooks for the fashion industry are very positive

and career opportunities are numerous. The curriculum includes a

need for courses in other programs offered at Villa such as

Photography and Interior Design. Future interactions between Fashion Design and Merchandising

programs and the Music and Music Business programs are planned.

Students at work in the new Fashion and Sewing lab

Program Coordinator, James Siewert, is energized by the enthusiasm the Fashion Design and

Merchandising program has created. Particularly interesting is the Elements of Design course that requires

students to create a line of clothing. Encompassing all areas of fashion, including costing, sourcing,

developing a market plan from design to layout will be among the most exciting class offerings. Giving

students a taste of real life situations and developing the skills necessary to work together with other areas,

is very important in securing good jobs in the future.

The Fashion Design and Merchandising program fits well with the artistic mix of music and arts offered

at Villa. To learn more visit our website at www.villa.edu or call the Admissions Office at 716-961-1805.

“I don’t know what your

destiny will be, but one

thing I do know: the

only ones among you

who will be really

happy are those who

have sought and found

how to serve”

Albert Schweitzer


T W O

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE

A Message from Villa Maria College President Sister Marcella Marie Garus

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eritas, Unitas, and Caritas are the words that appear on the seal of Villa

Maria College. The Latin inscription translates as Truth, Unity, and Charity.

These are the ideals of the College expressed in

core values which engender knowledge, respect,

Veritas,

Unitas,

Caritas

V I L L A M A R I A C O L L E G E

and service and are the foundation for the Mission

of Villa Maria College.

To promote the College Mission, the Mission

Integration Program was developed. The primary

focus of the program is to provide greater understanding

and education regarding the ideals and

core values as well as the educational components of the mission. Over the next

five years the College intends to expand the program. In addition to providing

quality educational experiences,-- the activities to continue the promotion of

ideals and core values of the mission will include presentations, opportunities

for shared vision and reflection, and service projects.

Villa Maria College will give recognition to “mission in action” through

implementation of the Blessed Mary Angela Award. Any member of the college

community who demonstrates living the core values may be nominated for

the award. The first Blessed Mary Angela Award will be conferred at the

May 20, 2009 commencement. Please email or call me if you would like

information on the guidelines of the award and wish to nominate a trustee,

administrator, faculty, or staff member for the honor.

ALUMNI DIRECTOR’S MESSAGE

ith the busy holidays behind us and

the focus of a new year leading us in

2009, I can’t help but be energized by

the positive energy here at Villa. New

programs driving us to a baccalaureate

culture, a new housing project up and

functioning, and constant streams of

exciting events happening on or around

campus are drawing many interested

students from far and wide. This is a

time when you as alumni can join the

excitement, showing your support and

being supported by Villa. Not only are there opportunities to mentor students,

become a guest lecturer or host an intern, there are several ways Villa can help

you. Our Career Development Office is available for resumé and cover letter

review, online job postings and assistance with interviewing skills. The

Workforce Development and Life Long Learning Center hosts workshops and

development programs. For more information check out our website at

www.villa.edu or call me at 716-961-1852. Be a part of Villa again!!

The College is successfully carrying

out the educational elements of the mission

as evidenced in meeting enrollment

goals for 2008-09, preparing proposals

for baccalaureate programs in Graphic

Communications and Photography,

establishing several committees to

promote recruitment, marketing and

retention, and developing additional

associate and baccalaureate programs.

Thank you for your prayers and financial support that allows us to advance

the Mission of Villa Maria College. I urge all alumni, benefactors, and friends

to continue active support now more than even because of the economic

challenges facing our entire community. I invite all to visit our web site,

send me an email, or visit the College soon.

May God bless you and shower you with his abundant blessings during

this New Year 2009.

Sister Marcella Marie Garus

President

ANNUAL GIVING CAMPAIGN

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he Villa Maria College Annual Giving Campaign is well underway. With the

new programs of study requiring more equipment and increased student body

seeking grants and scholarships, your support is more vital than ever. During

December we reached out to our Alumni and Benefactors with a written

pledge request. You may have also received a phone call from a Villa volunteer

asking you to support the college with a donation to the Annual Giving

Campaign. We greatly appreciate your generosity and support of the Villa

Maria College mission which provides a quality education to our students.

If you have not yet sent in your tax deductible donation to the College,

but would like to at this time, please contact the Development office at

716-961-1825 or send it to Villa Maria College Development Office 240

Pine Ridge Road Buffalo NY 14225. Your donations, at any level, help

support our students in many ways.

Thank You


C A M P U S N E W S

PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE:

BENEFITS TO ESTATE PLANNING

▲E veryone can benefit from an estate plan, regardless of net worth or financial ▲Villa Maria Caring and Serving is a

situation. Many people believe that estate planning is only about tax issues.

Actually, it covers much more. It can help protect an inheritance, keep taxes

to a minimum, and ensure care of your family when you are no longer able to

do so yourself. Estate planning is a process that can help you pass on your assets

in a way that reflects your values, dreams and the full life you have lived.

Despite the benefits of estate planning, about 60% of U.S. citizens do not

have one. That’s a mistake, according to investment professionals and attorneys

who see estate planning as wise and necessary.

Some goals of estate planning include:

Managing your assets in a manner that benefits you during your lifetime

Managing your financial and legal affairs should you become disabled

Helping protect your assets against the high cost of long-term care

Expressing your wishes with regards to medical care and designating

an individual to make medical decisions for you when you cannot

Providing for your family if you become disabled or die

Minimizing delays and frustrations of estate settlement

Helping your family avoid unnecessary estate taxability

Benefitting a charity

Controlling the distribution of you assets

Your estate includes all of your assets, including those held in your name

alone or jointly with others, such as bank accounts, real estate stocks, bonds,

furniture, vehicles, jewelry, life insurance proceeds, and retirement accounts.

The value of your estate is important in determining whether your estate will be

subject to estate taxes after your death and whether your beneficiaries could later

be subject to capital gains taxes. Ensuring that there will be sufficient resources

to pay such taxes is another important part of the estate planning process.

Federal Estate taxes are imposed upon estates that have a net value of

above $3.5 million in 2009. In 2010 that amount will disappear completely.

Then, unless Congress passes an extension, the exemption will revert back to

$1 million in 2011. In addition, New York State requires taxation on estates

that meet certain criteria.

Through your estate plan you will designate someone to manage your assets

and make health care and personal care decisions for you if you ever become

unable to do so. If your estate is small, you may simply focus on who will

receive your assets after your death, who should manage your estate, pay your

last debts and handle the distribution of your assets. If your estate is large, your

lawyer or financial planner can discuss various ways of preserving your assets

for your beneficiaries and of reducing or postponing the amount of estate tax

which might be payable after your death.

By including the College in financial and estate plans, donors can increase

their current income and provide additional retirement time, while reducing

income and estate taxes. Many friends of Villa Maria College have found that

through proper planning they can support Villa in a meaningful way while

maximizing tax benefits for themselves. Visit our website www.villa.edu/

development/planned giving/ for more details.


VILLA MARIA COLLEGE PARTICIPATES

IN BONARESPONDS

T H R E E

new initiative at the college bringing

together our students, faculty, staff,

alumni and friends to serve the community

and put into practice the core

values of Villa Maria College. The

groups’ first activity was a partnering

day with fellow Franciscan college

St. Bonaventure University’s BonaResponds (a service group that volunteers for

local service days and travels to assist at disaster relief sites throughout the country.)

Front Row (l-r): Laurie Lachuisa, Lauren Contreras,

Pat Halliman-Hay, Sharod Smith, Ebonie Evans

Back Row (l-r): Don Monnin, Angelina Lim,

Jamila Jemes, Julia Rummel, Jessica Witkowski,

Alison Hess, Lloyd Mitchell

On Saturday October 4, 2008, thirteen Villa students, faculty, and staff

traveled to St. Bonaventure University (SBU) to participate in a local service day.

Villa Caring and Serving volunteers and the BonaResponds group worked on a

variety of projects near the Cattaraugus county campus including scraping and

repainting signs in the city of Olean; volunteering at the SPCA spending their

day walking dogs, feeding newborn kittens, and prepping the outdoor kennels

for painting; others built a house for a man who had lost his home (and dog) to

a fire in January; rebuilding of a porch on an elderly woman’s home; working in

“Bob’s Woods”, a wooded area on the St. Bonaventure campus, clearing the

existing hiking trails and forging a new trail through some waist high brush.

Following a busy workday, the Villa Caring and Serving team joined the SBU

community in celebrating the College’s 150th Anniversary with a Mass, dinner,

and New Orleans Jazz Concert. Our Villa volunteers returned, tired from a

productive day, and glad for the experience to help out in so many different ways.

On Saturday, March 28 Villa Maria College will host a Western New York

day of service. Villa’s Caring and Sharing Team invites all members of the college

community to join in with guests from BonaResponds to volunteer their time

for projects to help local non-profit organizations and enhance the quality of

life in Western New York. Volunteers will make new friends and have fun

while serving the community. The day will culminate with a debriefing session

followed by dinner and entertainment at Villa Maria College. Volunteers will

work on projects at the following organizations:

Moving Miracles Dance Studio- a dance studio for children and adults

with exceptional needs

Felician Sisters Mother House- painting and setting up their library

Cheektowaga Historical Association- cleaning the basement and preparing

it for painting

Sr. Mary Josette Food Pantry- cleaning and defrosting freezers

SIFE Club of VMC- assist in their carnival for children from a local Big

Brothers/Big Sisters program

The Bob Lanier Center for Educational, Physical and Cultural

Development

St. Columba-Brigid Youth Center

CHC Learning Center

For more information or to join us in service to our community, sharing a

meal and friendship, contact Kim Kotz at kkotz@villa.edu.

V I L L A M A R I A C O L L E G E


F O U R

VILLA ALUM DAWN QUINN PRESENTS IN

CONJUNCTION WITH THE BARBARA B.

LITTLE SPEAKER SERIES

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he Villa Maria College Community was

privileged to have 1993 Alumna, Dawn Quinn

return to the campus to tell her wonderful

story as part of the Barbara B. Little Speaker

Series. Like many students Dawn came to Villa

as an “older student” when she realized she

wanted more out of life. In the beginning, she

struggled to adjust to academics and had bouts

of insecurity. With the help of her husband, her

faith and the teachers at Villa, she became determined to challenge all obstacles

and move full steam ahead.

After graduating from Villa, Dawn went on to get her BS and M. Ed. and

has been a teacher of the Visually Impaired and Blind for Orleans- Niagara

BOCES. In addition, Dawn has been married to Michael for 23 years and

together they have 5 adopted children, 4 of whom have special needs. In her

spare time Dawn is the choir director at her church and this year was the

recipient of the DDSO Caregiver of the Year Award.

Although Dawn has born with uncanny determination, she attributes the

awakening of that determination, to her time here at Villa.

The Barbara B. Little Speaker Series welcomes back alumni annually to share

their stories. If you are interested in participating, please contact Joyce Kessel at

716-961-1836 or Mary Merigold at 716-961-1852.

HEAL THE CHILD SEMINAR

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n Monday September 29, 2008 the Villa Maria community

was privileged to have alumna, Laurie Moran (‘92) return to campus to

present a child abuse prevention and education project and training program

Heal the Child. What makes this program special is Laurie’s original music

which adds voice to the important subject matter. Alumni, students, faculty

and community members from various backgrounds were rewarded with an

educational and heartwarming performance. Learn more about Laurie and the

Heal the Child program by visiting www.healthechild.com.

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V I L L A M A R I A C O L L E G E

A L U M N I N E W S

STUDENT PROFILE

▲A shley Rucker

Ashley Rucker, a sophomore in the

Fashion Design and Merchandising

program at Villa Maria College feels

that fate has led her to the right place.

Ashley did not initially look at Villa as

a choice when making her college

decisions. She was focused on going

to a “big” school like her high school

friends. The Kenmore East graduate

had spent the first few years of high school in special education classes. She was

embarrassed to admit this to friends and felt inferior to other students. The

real difference in her special education classes meant a smaller class size and

more opportunity for individualized attention. In this environment Ashley

excelled and was placed in general education classes her senior year. While at

Kenmore East, Ashley was captain of the Dance Team and was a member of

the Race Unity Club.

When it came time to apply to colleges, Ashley submitted applications to

Canisius College, Buffalo State College, SUNY at Buffalo and the Fashion

Institute of Technology in New York City. Unfortunately, all these colleges

rejected Ashley’s applications. Realizing her success in high school started

when she was in smaller settings, Ashley applied to Villa after hearing of the

impending Fashion Design and Merchandising program. Once again she was

on the road to academic success. Ashley now realizes that she never would have

succeeded in other colleges. Villa Maria College provides the learning

environment that allows students to be successful. Ashley states, “It is ok to

be in smaller classes, since in reality, smaller classes are better for my learning

habits.” The teachers help and truly care about the students at Villa. “I can go

to any of them at anytime for help and that is a big factor in my success here.”

When not in the classroom, Ashley lives and works at Collegiate Village as a

leasing Assistant. She enjoys shopping and hanging out with friends and family.

Ashley’s goal is to open her own store in New York City and become a stylist.

With her ambition there is little doubt she will be successful.

Ashley is pictured with her Dad and Sister Marcine Borowiak, College

Vice President of Development, at the President’s Council Dinner where

Ashley spoke.

GINA VANCE CHAIRS SUCCESSFUL PRESIDENT’S COUNCIL DINNER

he President’s Council Benefit Dinner was held on October 12, 2008 at the Millennium Hotel. Chair of the event was Gina Vance,

member of the Council and an alum of the College. In addition to the address by Sister Marcella Marie Garus, College President,

Fashion Design and Merchandising major and resident student, Ashley Rucker, shared her experiences at Villa and Collegiate Village.

Over $11,000 was raised for student scholarships and grants. Charles Evingham, a member of the Council, presented the College with

a President’s Council Banner that was displayed in the banquet room for the event and will be used at future Council functions.


A L U M N I C O N N E C T I O N

FACULTY UPDATES

▲ Shakora Harrue Banks received his Ph.D. in Educational Studies from

Capella University. He also moved from Coordinator of Students with

Disabilities to instructor of Social Science and holds membership on

multiple committees.

▲ Carmen Aquila instructor and program coordinator of the music programs

is a successful composer. He had two of his piano compositions premiere in

Beijing, China last October by pianist Dr. Bryan Boyce. Another piano piece

was premiered by Dr. Boyce at Buffalo State College. Carmen had a third piece

for Soprano and Piano premiere on Long Island in December.

▲ Jaime Lorenz, a 1997 Interior Design graduate of Villa Maria College, and

currently a full-time instructor in the program successfully completed the

National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) exam in

October, 2008. Congratulations!

VILLA JOINS INAUGURATION FESTIVITIES

▲P rior to Barak Obama taking the oath of office as the 44th President of the

United States, the Villa community gathered to celebrate America and this

historic event. Members of academia read speeches from American History

including the Preamble to the US Constitution, The Gettysburg Address,

Franklin D. Roosevelt

and John F. Kennedy’s

inaugural addresses and

the “I Have A Dream”

speech by Dr. Martin

Luther King Jr. The group

then watched history in

the making as Barak

Obama was sworn in.

ALUMNI TOUR CHOCÓ LOGO

▲A group of Villa Maria

College Alumni took a

tour of local specialty

candy manufacturer

Chocó Logo in early

February. The tour introduced

the alumni to interesting

processes and some

unique products made at

Chocó Logo including Obama Bark “Waves of Change”. After the tour, owner

and chocolatier, Dan Johnson paired a variety of chocolates with wines as the

group learned some tips on different confections.


IN MEMORIAM

Sister Mary Julia Witkowski, an educator, missionary

and former Provincial Minister of the Felician Sisters in

Buffalo, died February 24, 2009. She was 91.

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F I V E

In 1976, Sister Mary Julia was named Director of the

Music Department at Villa Maria College of Buffalo, and

elected Provincial Councilor at the Immaculate Heart of

Mary Province, in Buffalo, NY, a position she held from

1976 to 1982. In 1982, she was again elected to leadership in the province,

this time as the Provincial Minister. She capably led the province until 1989.

During her service on the leadership team, Sister Julia was an active member

of the Villa Maria College Board of Trustees.

Sister Mary Justine, 93, a Felician Sister for 74 years, died in

the Felician Sisters Health and Wellness Center, Buffalo, NY,

on January 17, 2009.

Sister Mary Justine began her ministry in education as

a Catholic elementary school teacher in 1936. She taught

students on the junior high level in Buffalo for sixteen years

and in Syracuse for four years. In 1956, she began to teach

at Sacred Heart High School in Syracuse, NY where she remained for nine

years. She also taught at Villa Maria Academy in Buffalo from 1974 to 1976.

Her best years as an educator were spent at Villa Maria College of Buffalo.

Sister Mary Justine was a full-time Religious Studies Instructor at the College

from 1965 to 1974 and then again from 1976 to 1985. She was passionate

about her subject matter and had the opportunity to travel and experience

various religions first hand. This enabled her to share her knowledge with

her students from personal experience which made the material much more

interesting. Sister Mary Justine began teaching part-time in 1985 and served as

a tutor in the Villa Maria College Learning Support Center. She was honored

with the title of Professor Emerita at Villa Maria College on May 19, 1997.

Afterward, she continued ministering as a part-time tutor as well as volunteering

her services in the Development Office at the College. Overall, Sister Mary

Justine ministered at Villa Maria College for 38 years.

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Villa Maria College

716 896 0700

Art Direction & Design:

Paul Melohusky

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COLLEGIATE VILLAGE OPENING

COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER AND

RECIPIENT OF FOUNDER’S MEDAL

ichard S. Kwieciak, Esq. will deliver the address

at the 45th Commencement at Villa Maria College

on May 20, 2009. Mr. Kwieciak will receive the

Founder’s Medal for his services as College attorney

and benefactor.

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C O M M U N I T Y I N V O L V E M E N T

illa Maria College entered into an exciting new era on Tuesday, November 18

when President Sister Marcella Marie Garus joined members of the Collegiate

Village management staff and a number of local dignitaries at a ribbon cutting

celebration for the Collegiate Village student housing complex located less

than two miles from the campus.

Collegiate Village features newly renovated, state-of-the-art single, double

and quad-style apartments for college students throughout Western New York.

The campus features gated-security, a student center called the Lodge that is

equipped with a game room, HD movie theatre, cyber lab, gymnasium, workout

facilities, swimming pool and more. The Collegiate Village also offers free

shuttle transportation to and from the Villa campus five times a day. Thirty

students are currently housed in the designated Villa buildings on the grounds.

For more information on this exiting project, visit www.CVWNY.com

Mr. Kwieciak is managing partner of the law firm

of Kwieciak & Kwieciak, LLP specializing in corporate

law, elder law, estates, wills and trusts. Richard

is also a lecturer in Estate Practice and Procedures at the University of Buffalo

Law School. Mr. Kwieciak is Department of Defense Ombudsman under the

Uniformed Services Employment and Re-employment Rights and court certified

mediator of the Federal District Court of Western District of New York.

Richard Kwieciak is a graduate of Canisius College and the University of

Buffalo Law School.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT AWARD

▲V illa Maria College was

recognized with the 2008

Cheektowaga Central

Community Involvement

Award for 2008 in the

Business/Agency/

Organization Category

at the district’s January

meeting. Villa partners with

Cheektowaga Central on a number of projects including advanced placement

articulations, community career workshops designed for local college bound

students, and for the last two years Villa has played host to the school district’s

annual K-12 community art show.

College President Sister Marcella Marie Garus received the award from

district officials and its board of education and thanked the school district’s

administration and teachers for their continuous commitment to shaping

young minds in the community.

▲T ALUM PRESENTS CREATIVE LEADERSHIP WORKSHOP

he Villa Maria College Alumni Relations and Life Long Learning offices co-hosted a leadership

workshop for business women focusing on “Using the Power of Creativity to Improve Your

Leadership Effectiveness on February 6, 2009. Workshop participants from the college and the

community were led by Villa Alum, Demaree Poole (’71), who holds a MS in Creative Studies,

Innovation and Change Leadership from the International Center for Studies on Creativity at

Buffalo State College and is president of “Dream Big Creativity”. The focus of the day was on defining

creative thinking and problem solving techniques and breaking old patterns that hinder change.

Demaree was a powerful facilitor and left her audience with many inspiring ideas.


C O M M U N I T Y I N V O L V E M E N T

VILLA MARIA COLLEGE 21ST ANNUAL

SCHOLARSHIP GOLF BENEFIT IN 2009

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hink green! Think golf and join us in on a day filled with great camaraderie

at the Villa Maria College 21st Annual Scholarship Golf Benefit at Chestnut

Hill Country Club in Darien Center, NY on Friday, June 12th, 2009. For

$100 golfers will enjoy golf with cart, lunch, 19th Hole and dinner. The hors

d’oeuvres and dinner only package is $40 for anyone who does not golf but

would enjoy participating in this event.

The day begins with registration from 11:15 am, lunch from 11:30 am

followed by a shotgun start at 12:30 pm. There will skill prizes on all par three

holes including a chance to win a 2 year lease on a Mercedes Benz and cash on

a Vegas hole! Carts with free refreshments will be making the rounds to all

players during the outing. At 5:30 pm, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will precede a

delicious steak dinner, presentation of trophies for skill prizes, hole-in-one prizes

and super raffle prizes.

Opportunities for sponsorships can be explored on our website. The outing

is open to all. To make a reservation or for more information please contact the

Development Office at 961-1851 or 961-1825. See you on the green!

CHEEKTOWAGA DISTRICT ART SHOW

▲V illa Maria College played host to the second annual Cheektowaga School

District (K-12) community art show this past January. Hundreds of students and

parents visited the Paul William Beltz Family Art Gallery over a two week period

to view the many artistic talents of our community’s youth. The event kicked off

the 2009 Student Art Exhibition schedule which will culminate in June.

Special thanks to Villa Art Department members Brian Duffy, Fran Amaya,

Julie Zack and Adam Weekley who volunteered as judges for this year’s

district event.


HOMECOMING

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omecoming, a recent exhibit in the Paul

William Beltz Family Art Gallery, evoked many

emotions. Original plans for an exclusive showing

of pieces by Andrew Toploski, a former

instructor of Fine Arts at Villa Maria College

were altered by his untimely death last February.

Instead the works of Andy’s friends, Lisa Toth,

John Toth and Robert Gulley, along with some

of Andy’s own pieces were brought together to create Homecoming.

S E V E N

Andrew has been credited with starting the first Art Gallery at Villa and has

many admirers both locally and abroad. Among them, Don Metz, Associate

Director, Burchfield Penney Art Center who wrote of Andy, “His work, like the

man himself, inspired hope, challenged individuals, and confronted difficult

issues – all with a love of mankind that was genuine and respectful”. Andrew

exhibited widely on an international level including the Auslands Institut,

Dortmund, Germany; Stadtmuseum, Schoengau, Germany; Galerie von Gril,

Vienna, Austria and Galerie Von Bartha, Basel, Switzerland to name

a few. His works could also be seen locally and throughout the United States.

At the time of his death, Andy taught at the Parsons School of Design in

New York City.

THE PAUL WILLIAM BELTZ FAMILY ART

GALLERY AT VILLA MARIA COLLEGE

PROUDLY PRESENTS…

Spring 2009 Student Exhibition Schedule

Fine Arts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .February 27 - March 13

Graphic Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .March 20 - April 3

Interior Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .April 24 - May 8

High School Juried Photography Show . . . . . . . . . . . .May 29 - June 12

Current students, family, Villa alumni and interested students are encouraged

to attend!

Villa Photography students displayed their work in February. For opening

night dates and times, visit online at www.villa.edu

Standing (l-r): Shannon Gauthier, Laura Herby, Jill Seifert, Amy Tedesco,

Crystal Schroer, Andrea Zona, John Dunkleman

Sitting (l-r): Ashley Fischer, Sara Paul

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