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  • Great Advice Given at Motion Picture Dialog Series Panel

    Posted February 14, 2011 in Events
        "If you want to make it in the film industry, get yourself adopted by Michael Douglas or George Lucas,” joked George Bradshaw, Kendall Faculty at the Motion Picture Industry Panel at Kendall on Feb. 10, 2011.   If that doesn’t work out, you gotta work really hard.   This was the sentiment of all eight panelists at the program.  While optimistic about the industry in Western Michigan, they said there's a lot that still needs to be done to make Michigan a major destination for the film industry.   For example, we need direct flights to L.A   This comment also got a chuckle from the audience but unfortunately it isn't something that students can probably impact.  Instead panelists shared specific things students can do to promote the industry in the area and themselves.       Deb Havens, Chair of the West Michigan Film Alliance, encouraged students to check out their database. “When a company comes here they want to know that we have people with skills and talent to do the work.”   Part of her presentation was a demonstration of Read More…
  • Destination Wedding Photographers Share Advice on Careers and Life

    Posted February 6, 2011
        I sat in the back row of a room filled with Kendall photography students recently and listened to two young professional photographers give advice, thinking Read More…
  • THEM: Images of Separation

    Posted February 2, 2011 in Events
      “Some of the images are vulgar; most will offend members of the audience. The presenter did not mean to shock, but to stimulate honest discussion. Many of these Read More…
  • Design West Michigan Meets at Kendall to Discuss Sustainability

    Posted January 25, 2011 in Events
      Several hundred design professionals and Kendall students gathered recently in the Student Commons to hear a panel discussion organized by Design West Michigan (DWM) Read More…
  • Continuing Education at Kendall produces Learning and Laughs

    Posted December 15, 2010 in Youth and Adults
          If you happened to walk by room 408 on Tuesday night recently, you would have seen eight students hunched over their laptops, laughing Read More…
  • Kendall Internship provides valuable experience for Interior Design Students

    Posted December 9, 2010
      Shrea Dooley and Andrea Sherburn, both seniors in the interior design department, are getting a real life, hands on experience at Kendall as participants in the Read More…
  • Justin Quinn speaks to students about his “Recent Work”

    Posted December 7, 2010 in Events
    When Justin Quinn gave a gallery talk last week about his exhibit at the Kendall Gallery, he easily conversed with the 70 or so students who showed up to hear about his Read More…
  • Retirement Party Held for Professor Sheardy

    Posted November 19, 2010
    After twenty continuous years of dedicated service to Kendall, Art History Program Chair Professor Robert Sheardy retired in May 2010. On Monday November 8, a retirement reception Read More…
  • Kendall Students Exhibit at Kroc Center Opening

    Posted November 10, 2010
    On October 22, the opening reception was shoulder-to-shoulder, as 700 guests enjoyed hors d’oeuvres in the shadow of an indoor rock-climbing wall. Sparkling grape juice Read More…
  • SITE:LAB

    Posted November 1, 2010 in Events
    Smudging, used for centuries to create harmony and peace, is usually done by burning of herbs or incense for cleansing, purification, protection of physical and spiritual bodies, Read More…
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