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Spring City Native to Exhibit Work in College Gallery

The OJR graduate attends Cazenovia College in New York State.

This press release was sent by Cazenovia College. 

The Cazenovia College Art Gallery in Reisman Hall will host the Annual First Year Seminar Exhibition, Dec. 10 through the end of the term. This eclectic exhibition features work by students in the Class of 2016. An opening reception is scheduled for Monday, Dec. 10 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., with refreshments sponsored by the First Year Program.

Kelsey L. Ruth, of Spring City, Pa., is a management major, and a member of Professor Elizabeth Moore's "Home Sweet Home" seminar. Students studied the evolution of the home in a historical context. The students' "Broken Home," project artistically examines all the ways a home might be broken.

Ruth is a graduate of Owen J. Roberts High School, in Pottstown, Pa.

Students will show artwork and visual media reports on the work they have accomplished during their first year at Cazenovia College. The First Year Program integrates freshmen into the College's academic community, introducing them to the learning goals and resources provided by the College. The Program also works in cooperation with the Division of Student Development to provide students with co-curricular opportunities and fosters students' appreciation of the institutional core values: community, learning, diversity, integrity, accountability and tradition.

Each freshman enrolls in a seminar that most closely matches one of his or her interests. The seminar and other related activities serve to introduce students to peers who share the same interests, and to establish collegial relationships with faculty members.

For information contact Jen Pepper, gallery director, by e-mail to jpepper@cazenovia.edu. Information is also on the Web at www.cazenovia.edu/art-gallery.

The Cazenovia College Art Gallery in Reisman Hall, 6 Sullivan St., is on the corner of Sullivan and Seminary streets in Cazenovia. Hours during the academic year are: Monday through Thursday, 1-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.; Friday, 1-4 p.m.; and Saturday and Sunday, 2-6 p.m. Summer hours vary. Shows and receptions are free and open to the public. The gallery is handicapped accessible.

Cazenovia College, founded in 1824, is an independent, co-educational, baccalaureate college near Syracuse, N.Y., offering a comprehensive liberal arts education in an exceptional community environment, with academic and co-curricular programs devoted to developing leaders in their professional fields. Cazenovia, named one of "America's Best Colleges" by U.S. News & World Report, is also a national College of Distinction. For more information, visit www.cazenovia.edu.

On the web: http://readabout.me/achievements/Kelsey-Ruth-to-Display-Seminar-Achievements-at-Cazenovia-College-Art-Gallery/5150001.

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