Moore College of Art & Design Announces iPad 2 Initiative for New BFA Students

Feb 06, 2012, 12:24 ET from Moore College of Art & Design


PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Moore College of Art & Design announces an exciting new initiative that will transform the learning experience for new BFA students entering in the fall of 2012. Each new student will be given an Apple® iPad® 2. Pre-populated apps selected to support the visual art and design education at Moore will come loaded and ready for students to use in their classes. 

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"Faculty at Moore are committed to educating students for contemporary careers in art and design," says Academic Dean Dona Lantz. "The iPad 2 will be a pivotal learning tool in the new Foundation curriculum where the integration of digital media and tools will be taught and used in tandem with traditional drawing and design media."

"We are proud to be the first art and design college to partner with Apple to provide iPad devices to all new BFA students," says Moore President Happy Craven Fernandez. "This is an exciting opportunity to increase interactivity within the classroom and Moore community."

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Moore College of Art & Design educates students for careers in art and design. Founded in 1848, Moore is the nation's first and only women's art college. Moore's student-focused environment and professionally active faculty form a dynamic community in the heart of Philadelphia's cultural district. The College offers nine bachelor of fine arts degrees for women. Moore also offers three coeducational graduate programs. In addition, Moore provides many valuable opportunities in the arts through The Galleries at Moore, continuing education programs for professional adults, the 85-year-old acclaimed Young Artists Workshop for girls and boys grades 1-12, The Art Shop and the Sculpture Park. For more information about Moore, visit



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