School of Art, Media, and Technology

AMT Fall 2014 Orientation Information

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Thursday, August 14 & Friday, August 15 – Parsons Parents Reception
6:00-7:00pm
Lobby, 2 West 13th

Thursday is for parents of students with last names A-L, Friday M-Z.

Monday, August 18

AMT New Student Orientation
1:00-3:00pm
Theresa Lang Student Center

This is for all new AMT students, except rising sophomores. Dean Anne Gaines will give a introduction to the structure and culture of the School of Art, Media, and Technology and introduce Program Directors. There will then be brief presentations by two alums, Ray Masaki (Illustration ), and Joy McKinney (MFA Photo), followed by a presentation of the facilities available to students around campus.

AAS Graphic Design Program Meeting
3:00-5:00pm
Hirshon Suite (55 West 13th, 2nd fl.)

This meeting is for all new Graphic Design students. Pizza will be served.

Tuesday, August 19

BFA Advising, Student Panel
10:00am-12:30pm
Kellen Auditorium

This is for all BFA incoming sophomore and junior transfers. Faculty Juliette Cezzar will moderate.

FA – Alexandra Heine
CD – Gabriela D’Amato
DT – Daniel Bogre Udell
ILL- Beth Zimmerman
PHO – tbd

Program Meetings for New Transfers
12:30-2:30pm

Fine Arts – 404 25 East 13th Street
Communication Design – Kellen Auditorium
Design and Technology – 1005 2 West 13th St.
Illustration – 804 2 West 13th
Photography – 301 66 5th Ave

Pizza will be served.

Wednesday, August 20

Parsons Dean’s Graduate Welcome Reception
5:00-7:00pm
Lobby, 2 West 13th

MFA Photo Thesis Reception
7:00-9:00pm
Lobby, 2 West 13th

Thursday, August 21

First-Year Workshops
11:00am-4:00pm

DT – Game Club – Kyle Li
CD – Letterpress – Lee Marchalonis
FA – Live Clay Sculpting – Don Porcaro
PHO – Creative Portrait – Lacie Garnes
ILL – Comics/Animation – Noel Claro

Peer Mentors Training, Scavenger Hunt, and Lunch
12:00-2:00pm
1618 in 79 5th Ave

Lunch will be served in 1618, followed by a scavenger hunt or other campus activity. Anne has been in touch with faculty liaisons and students.

Friday, August 22

AMT Welcome, Peer Mentor Introduction to Rising BFA Sophomores
9:00-10:00am
The Auditorium at 12th Street (old Tishman)

For rising sophomores in AMT.

Know Your Rights Now! IP Primer for AMT Students
10:00am-12:00pm
The Auditorium at 12th Street (old Tishman)

This will be a lecture and presentation by faculty, Michelle Bogre.

Reception/Lunch Break
12:00-1:00pm
Vera List Courtyard, between 66 West 12th and 65 West 11th St. buildings.

This will be catered.

Program Orientations and Activities
1:00-3:00/4:00pm

Fine Arts – 404 25 East 13th Street
Communication Design – Wollman
Design and Technology – D1200 room
Illustration – 804 2 West 13th
Photography – 301 66 5th Ave

MFA Fine Arts Program Meeting
3:00-5:00pm
404 25 East 13th Street

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