Senior Scholars This week focused on writing. Candace introduced the work of Venus X, who is a Latina DJ from Harlem. In the video that was shown, she explains her […]
Senior Scholars Today was a productive day for the seniors; right from the start they were already working on things they needed to do. The students were in the computer […]
After a day off last week for the holidays, the seniors were back on their game with preparing themselves for the future. The class started off with the Advocates asking […]
Francisco and Sophia introduced the class to something called “mind mapping” which the juniors will soon write their own artist statements. Mind mapping allows you to organize your thoughts about […]
Senior Scholars As the Seniors start their last year as Scholars in the program, I started my first day as mentor. Before we got started with anything, Program Director Nadia […]
Juniors got to see the work that seniors do in their last semester. It is always inspirational to see the class above them complete a group project and create informational […]
Students organized live performances from musicians and artists on the second day of their opening. Bringing the Parsons community and other students curating talented youth in the city.
For the first day of their Powrplnt residency which they’ve titled Youth Mode, Parsons Scholars seniors presented their work as a gallery show. Students provided post-it notes to engage other […]
Open Studios During Open Studios students were given the chance to showcase their work in the classrooms to family, staff and other visitors. They had the opportunity to speak to […]
Practice Portfolio Presentations & PlayTech Each semester, Parsons gathers students and faculty projects from the Design and Technology program and invites youth to come play test them at an event […]
Juniors Today was meant to introduce scholars to more graphic and illustration artists as per their interests. Sharon Lee is a graffiti artist turned branding and graphic designer that uses […]
On March 18, the advocates and PSP staff led a social justice teach-in for sophomore and senior scholars and mentors. After lunch in the Social Justice Hub, we gathered for […]
Careers in the Arts Fair is an opportunity for scholars, and other students throughout NYC, to meet professional artists that are working in various fields of art and design. Presented […]
Sophomores Sophomores took a trip to the Bronx to hit two different spots! They were able to do two studio visits, AAA3A and The Bronx Art Space. AAA3A, is an alternative […]
Sophomores Sophomore scholars visited an exhibition at Parsons School of Design, State of Exception/Estado de Excepción. They then walked up to the Fashion Institute of Technology where they viewed the exhibition, […]
Sophomores Sophomore Scholars and their advocates visited the International Center for Photography. Juniors Follow lunch, juniors recapped their morning meeting, in which a representative from Arts Connection let them know […]
Our first Saturday in the Social Justice Hub as our new lunch space. We love being able to spread out while still sharing space together. Sophomores […]
Saturday, January 28th, 2017 was the first day of the Spring Parsons Pre-College Academy. That day also marked the first day of the Parsons Scholars Program for the incoming sophomore […]
We are so lucky to be welcoming a new group of sophomores to the Parsons Scholars Program. This year as in every year, we have a cohort of 24 new […]
Coming back from a well-deserved winter break, Saturday, the seniors had the opportunity to meet their capstone teacher. Salome Asega, a Brooklyn-based artist whose work has been showcased in many […]
This was the second day of writing workshops with Karla. Here she spent some one – on – one time which each student. She spoke with them regarding where they […]
PSP Juniors collaborate on a planning an art exhibition.
Juniors got off campus on Saturday October 29 to visit the Cooper Hewitt Museum.
Through our partnership with a group of other organizations, called Art Future, the Parsons Scholars Program held an event called Portfolio Redefined on Saturday November 11. Our scholars were joined […]
Parents joined us on campus to discuss financial aid options, as the seniors prepare to start finish up their college application process in the fall of senior year.
Tina from Admissions spent some time with the Scholars on October 22 going over Parsons’ requirements for application. There’s so much to know about the admissions process so it is […]
Senior year for the scholars means a lot of time spent in computer labs. Filling out applications, revising essays, researching colleges, and scholarships.
The day’s goal for the advocates was to prepare scholars to work with Karla on their college entrance essays. They wanted for those that had something written down already to […]
Seniors hit the ground running, starting right in on their college essays on their first day of Academy! Fall semester is a busy time for the seniors and their advocates, […]
Over the summer, rising senior Scholars joined us on campus to start preparing to research for and apply to college. We spent two weeks on campus together going over everything […]