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WMCAT acquires new screen printing program

by (erictank)

Submitted 02-03-2015 under NEWS

West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology (WMCAT) has acquired Ambrose, a screen printing operation from Holland, Michigan. Ambrose founder Adam Weiler has opted to come aboard the WMCAT team as the program director. The social enterprise is the...

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Zinesters to celebrate DIY publishing

by (erictank)

Submitted 08-12-2014 under NEWS

On Saturday, August 23 from 12-6 p.m. West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology (WMCAT) will host Grand Rapids Zine Fest. This is the sophomore year for the festival that will feature over 35 exhibitors including Issue Press, The Bandit Zine,...

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WMCAT Adult Students Graduate

by (wmcat)

Submitted 06-11-2014 under NONPROFITS

The West Michigan Center of Arts + Technology will be graduating thirty-three students from their Adult Career Training Program on June 26, 2014. The graduation will be held at St. Cecilia Music Center downtown at 6 pm and a reception at WMCAT will...

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Teens use art to affect social change

by (wmcat)

Submitted 05-14-2014 under NONPROFITS

The West Michigan Center for Arts + Technology (WMCAT) will host its annual Spring Teen Arts Exhibit Wednesday, May 21. There will be 12 teen design teams showcasing their work. These teams consist of Grand Rapids Public School students, one of...

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Tuition-free career training for in demand medical technology fields available

by (wmcat)

Submitted 07-16-2013 under NONPROFITS

The West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology (WMCAT) is enrolling students now for tuition-free career training in medical coding, medical billing and pharmacy technician. The innovative program, which includes extensive professional and...

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Dynamic arts professional has strong, clear vision for UICA's future

by (DWalsh)

Submitted 06-10-2013 under OPINION

Two weeks into her tenure as Interim Executive Director of UICA, Miranda Krajniac (pronounced KRAHN-yak) met with me on a sunny afternoon to discuss her background, the community and plans for the institution’s future. To get to UICA’s...

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DITA hosts Education Day for local students at Wealthy Theatre

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 05-16-2013 under NONPROFITS

April 30 marked the first ever Dance in the Annex (DITA) Education Day. On this day, three events drew students from around the city to Wealthy Theatre, to learn about the science of stage lighting, the importance of colors and costumes, and the...

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Dancing with DITA

by (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 05-10-2013 under NONPROFITS

The Andy Angelo Press Club attended DITA's Education Day at Wealthy Theatre, and WMCAT students took photos of the performance. This is a collaboration of their work. Chloe, Age 12 On Tuesday April 30, Dance in the Annex, a dance group,...

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WMCAT teen headed to Carnegie Hall to receive award

by (wmcat)

Submitted 03-29-2013 under NONPROFITS

WMCAT Teen Artist Jason Bursley won a national Silver Key from the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards for photography. Bursley, his mom Erin Bursley and WMCAT staff are traveling to New York City in May so Jason Bursley can receive his award in...

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Nonprofit professionals go head to head in karaoke battle May 4

by (ynpn.gr)

Submitted 04-19-2012 under NONPROFITS

Lets get ready to RRRRRRRRUMBLE!!! On Friday, May 4th 2012, young nonprofit professionals from 11 local organizations will take the stage at Wealthy Theater to express their nonprofits’ missions, visions and values...through song. Think...

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