Announcements for Faculty & Staff

Welcome Faculty!

August 21, 2012

The Corcoran Library welcomes new and returning faculty during this week's Faculty Colloquium! There will be two faculty orientation sessions in the Library on Tuesday, August 21, from noon-12:30 and 2:00-2:30. 

Muse as muse!

August 2, 2012

This summer, the Corcoran College of Art + Design partnered with Todd Gray’s Muse at the Corcoran to develop a class in which students gained real-world experience in brand development.  The class paired interior design students in a unique opportunity to collaborate together on the graphic identity of Muse. Students were tasked with fusing Todd Gray's culinary arts with the Corcoran's applied arts to develop a cohesive vision for the café's graphics and built environment.

Adjunct Instructor Lori Waselchuk Receives Pew Fellowship

July 31, 2012

Lori Waselchuk, adjunct instructor in photography, has received a 2012 fellowship from the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage through Pew Fellowships in the Arts (PFA) based on her work in documentary photography.

The 2012 Pew Fellows were chosen in recognition of their extraordinary artistic achievements and the potential to use the fellowship to advance their work.

2012 Faculty Development Grant Recipients

June 18, 2012

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2012 Faculty Development Grants.  These grants are generously funded by Connie Bergfors to give faculty the opportunity to explore their artistic interests and pursue interesting projects during the summer months. 

The Faculty Development Committee met in June and there was unanimous agreement over the exciting range of the proposals. This summer, the Committee is proud to award the 2012 Faculty Grants:

The Corcoran's Jacqueline Protka Elected President of the District of Columbia Library Association

June 4, 2012

Jacqueline L. Protka, the Corcoran's digital assets librarian & media coordinator, has been elected president of The District of Columbia Library Association (DCLA). As president, Jacqueline is the chief executive and spokesperson for the association. She is responsible for substantive and administrative decisions regarding the association’s plans and activities. In addition, Jacqueline presides over the DCLA executive board and its 360 active members.