Category : Arts For All

3 years, 7 months ago Comments Off on Miami University Gerontology Students Find Joy In ‘Opening Minds Through Art’

Charitable Scholars Eleni Balli, Josie Ridgeway-Rader and Jessica Littrell have been on assignment with “Opening Minds through Art,” a program of Miami University’s Scripps Gerontology Center. Here is their report from the field:   Opening Minds through Art (OMA) aims to build bridges across age and cognitive barriers by creating a failure-free atmosphere, which is shared by […]

Charitable Scholars On Assignments, 'Learning And Lending A Hand'
3 years, 8 months ago Comments Off on Charitable Scholars On Assignments, ‘Learning And Lending A Hand’

Charitable Scholars and alumni are on jobs with several area nonprofits as the “Learning and Lending A Hand” program matures into its second year. Their contributions are adding up in measurable terms of collective impact. Students, and the engagement of a network of volunteer professional advisors, are providing valuable resources to nonprofits in need. It’s […]

Glassblowers Create Art For Alzheimer's
3 years, 10 months ago Comments Off on Glassblowers Create Art For Alzheimer’s

University of Cincinnati communications major Rachael Shepler is on assignment with The Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Cincinnati. Jim Callaway, a professional news and commercial photographer, is a Charitable Words volunteer advisor. Here is Charitable Words project manager Brittany York’s report on Rachael’s first “professional” photo assignment. By Brittany York, Charitable Words Charitable Words Scholar Rachael Shepler […]

4 years, 1 month ago Comments Off on Charitable Words Celebrates One Year, Plans Focus Areas, Internships For 2014

It’s been a year since Charitable Words was born on a white board in a small office in an elegant but aging historic building on Main Street, Cincinnati. The office has not changed much. The world around us has plenty. And 18 Charitable Words Scholars assigned to “learning and lending a hand” with nonprofits have […]

4 years, 7 months ago Comments Off on Students ‘Opening Minds Through Art’

“I’m going to hold this picture by my heart all day.” “My mother had her paintings hanging on our wall, but I never appreciated them until now.” “Watch out for me…I’m an artist!” Touching words by some tremendous people, talented artists, we met Friday night at the Oxford Community Center. The occasion was an exhibit […]