Parsons Scholars Blog

Fabrica Social, Nadia’s Lecture 10/10/09

Supplies for Classes for Jes’ and Ananda’s Groups

So, a few things. 1. For each Portfolio Prep class, you will need to fix your work with spray fixative. So everyone doesn’t have to lug a can around, there are two Scholars in each class who will hold onto the can and make it available for you to use….

The Whole Crew!

This is a photomerge of all of the Parsons Scholars, Undergraduate Mentors and Coordinators for Fall 09!

Photos from the Time Management Workshop

Saturday, October 3, was the first day of pre-college classes for fall and all scholars and mentors attended a time management and organization workshop lead by Parsons faculty Stacy Seiler. The first activity of the workshop was a race to finish a task list. The scholars were quite surprised at…

Two Articles about the High Bridge Project!

A great article in Inhabitat about the High Bridge Project done by the Parsons Scholars in Spring 2009. This article has really impressive profiles of the students and their design solutions! The Bronx Times also did a nice writeup. In a continued effort to offer Parsons Scholars hands-on professional experience,…

Photos from Summer SIS

This July, 22 rising seniors in high school took Summer Intensive Studies for college credit. The program ran June 30 – July 24, and the students were in class from 9am to 4pm, Monday – Friday, for four weeks. Upon completion of this course, students had earned four college credits!…

A new piece by another great Scholar Sundiata Guerra

Art work by one of the awsome Scholars: Roza Filkov

Pulse Art Fair (pics by Yang Liang)

more pictures of parsons MFA studio visits

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Field Trip to Dietch Projects Pics taken by Yang Liang

A little bit about us…

Hi Everyone! I am excited to start this blog so that my group of Parsons Scholars can share with you their artistic endeavors. Everyone in my group was specially selected from all around NY to receive a scholarship to Parsons Pre- College Academy because of their excellent portfolios and determination…

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Nadia Williams, Program Director

Nadia has worked in a wide range of NYC public schools as a teaching artist and holds a certificate in College Access and Success Counseling from the Options Institute. She coordinated 3 cohorts of Parsons Scholars through their high school graduation over a span of 5 years and feels fortunate…

Nicole Pimentel, Youth Advocate

Nicole is a New York City based artist. During her time as an undergraduate at Parsons the New School for Design, she was selected to participate in the BFA Thesis Show at Parsons as well as in the student scholarship competition at the Society of Illustrators. While at Parsons, Nicole…

Elizabeth Peralta, Foundation

Elizabeth is a Parsons foundation student who plans on pursuing a degree at Parsons. She enjoys many different forms of art, but is most passionate about creating clothing and plans on becoming a fashion designer. Before starting at Parsons, she participated in Fashion with a Purpose, Harlem Children’s Zone, Photography…

Nicolas Savvides, Youth Advocate

Lindsay Long, Youth Advocate

Ladin Awad, Youth Advocate

Allison Esannason, Foundation

Jahiakil Brunson, Foundation

Raquel Castillo, Fashion Design

  Raquel is planning to major in Fashion Design and minor in Fashion Communication. She was born in the Dominican Republic but has been living in Brooklyn for the last 11 years.  Raquel attended the Groundswell Portfolio Development courses during her junior year of high school. During her junior year…

Tatiana Glover, Foundation

  Tatiana Glover Communication Design, Parsons The New School for Design, Freshman. High School of Fashion Industries, Class of 2015. Tatiana is graduate from the High School of Fashion Industries, and is currently in her freshman year in the BFA program at Parsons The New School. Although she’s graduated high…