Harrison College’s Corporate Partnerships Sponsors "Vacant" Art Exhibit May 3

Corporate Partnership Division Of Harrison College Supports Herron Art And Design Students With A One-Night Art Show In Downtown Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN, May 04, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Harrison College (http://www.harrison.edu/), an institution of higher learning with more than 5,000 students studying at 13 campuses and online, has announced that its corporate partnership division will sponsor the “Vacant” art exhibit, a one-of-a-kind art show hosted by students from the Herron School of Art and Design, on Friday, May 3 from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the former Indianapolis City Hall building, located at 202 N. Alabama St. The event will showcase nearly 50 local artists, musicians and businesses, and will support the city’s up-and-coming artistic talent. Additionally, 12 students from Herron School of Art and Design’s 2013 graduating class will present their Bachelor of Fine Art’s Thesis Work in painting at the event. The Chef’s Academy, the Culinary Division of Harrison College, will sponsor the VIP gala taking place from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., and will provide and prepare the appetizers for the evening.

The exhibit, free and open to public, will feature a number of local companies including Sun King Brewery, Fountain Square Brewery, Flying Cupcake, New Day Meadery, Art with a Heart, and more. For more information and to view a full list of exhibiting artists, visit http://www.herron.iupui.edu/external-exhibitions/vacant.

“We are extremely proud to be involved with the ‘Vacant’ art exhibit as it supports the future generation of our local arts community,” said Neil Stanley, regional president of corporate partnerships at Harrison College. “At Harrison College, we fully believe in investing in local talent and we are always looking for ways to give back to the greater Indianapolis community. As an institution of higher learning, we are committed to the partnership between scholarly pursuit and creative expression, and we believe that this unique showcase is a wonderful opportunity to highlight and recognize some of our city’s most skilled and capable artists.”

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About Harrison College:
is a contemporary, career-focused institution of higher education serving more than 5,000 students throughout the United States and Internationally. Harrison College has 11 campuses in Indiana and Ohio, two culinary schools in Indiana and North Carolina, and also offers courses online. The institution grants associate and bachelor’s degrees across five schools of study: business, health sciences, information technology, criminal justice, and veterinary technology, as well as its culinary division, The Chef’s Academy. Harrison College offers students a variety of learning environments including online, traditional classroom, or a combination of both. Harrison College’s Corporate Partnership program, which partners with businesses and organizations to develop and teach a customized curriculum across a variety of disciplines, has the ability to go on-site at a company or organization’s facility or facilities to assist in education in the fields of health sciences, culinary, leadership certification, IT certification preparation and health informatics. Harrison College is accredited by the Accrediting Council of Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) and is dedicated to excellence in higher learning. In addition, the college is currently a Candidate with The Higher Learning Commission and an affiliate of the North Central Association (HLC-NCA). Harrison College was founded in 1902 as Indiana Business College.

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