March 28, 2019
Westphal College Communications Coordinator Laurel Hostak spoke with Entertainment & Arts Management alum Zach Blackwood (Class of 2014) about his role as an Artistic Producer for FringeArts in Philadelphia. Now presenting High Pressure Fire Service--a series of performance works by Philadelphia artists--Zach shared his early ambitions, some inside tips for Westphal students interested in the Philly arts scene, and thoughts on how an EAM education helped pave the way to a career in creative leadership.
March 27, 2019
Nat Turner Rebellion was an up-and-coming band in the golden age of Philadelphia soul music. They opened for the chart-topping Delfonics. They had a hit-making agent, signed with a renowned record label and recorded enough tracks for an album. Then it all fell apart. Now, some 50 years later, the un-released album will be making its debut on Drexel University’s student-run MAD Dragon Records label.
March 01, 2019
Westphal Interior Design student teams swept the awards in the third annual HOK Philadelphia Futures Design Competition in Interior Design. Two-person student teams from area Architecture and Interior Design programs competed for internships and cash prizes. First Place, including a $6,000 prize and 3-month internships went to Leah Stoner and Taylor Regester (3rd year grads); Second Place, with a $4,000 prize went to Justin Lee and Eunbi Kim (junior and 3rd year grad); Third Place, with a $2,000 prize went to Kristianne Simeon and Aishwarya Gunta (2nd year grads). This is the third year of the event, and Westphal students have taken first place all three years.