Information Sessions for Spring and Summer 2022


Pratt Institute School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS) is hosting a range of virtual information sessions regarding its Spring and Summer 2022 course offerings. SCPS offers programs and certificates aimed at professional development, personal enrichment, and supplementary skill-building that enhances existing professional pursuits. Pratt SCPS instructors hold extensive expertise and professional experience in their respective disciplines. 

Presenters will include SCPS instructors and program directors. Sessions will include time for questions and answers. We look forward to you joining us!

Furniture Design 
  • Monday, January 10, 2022  6:30 - 8:00 PM Eastern Standard 

Pratt SCPS instructors provide an overview of the intensive courses offered this summer in the Furniture Design Certificate Program. Followed by a Q&A.

Zoom link will be accessible through Eventbrite email upon registration. Register here


PreCollege

  • Tuesday, January 11, 2022   12:30 - 1:30 PM Eastern Standard 

High school students, parents, and guidance counselors will have an opportunity to engage directly with the Pratt PreCollege team and learn more about spring and summer course offerings, program applications, and scholarship opportunities.

Join a creative community of like-minded students and study art, design, architecture, or creative writing in PreCollege classes throughout the year! Staff will share information about the PreCollege application process, immersive educational experience, and college-level coursework offered online and in person. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A session and session recording made available to all registered participants. 

Presenters: Halima Johnson, PreCollege Program Director; Alexis Turner, PreCollege Program Coordinator

Zoom link will be accessible through Eventbrite email upon registration. Register here


Creative Interiors 

  • Tuesday, January 11, 2022 6:30 - 8:00 PM Eastern Standard 

Join Pratt faculty members in this informative session. Learn about select courses included in the Creative Interiors Certificate and receive an overview of the Creative Interiors program. Discover how to turn your passion for interior design into a professional pursuit. Followed by Q&A.  

Zoom link will be accessible through Eventbrite email upon registration. Register here


Gap Year Program

  • Wednesday, January 12, 2022  11:00 - 11:45 AM Eastern Standard 

Discover the intersection of your creative journey and the related design fields that translate to a professional practice. Pratt Institute’s Gap Year Program will help you decide which path is right for you and provide you with the experience, knowledge, skills and courage to advance in college and professional life. Combine college credits, certificates, and professional development classes, or choose just one. Work with an advisor to determine what's best for you. Pratt provides you with the options and support to make the most of your gap year.

Presenter:  Chris Ferrara, Program Director 

Zoom link will be accessible through Eventbrite email upon registration. Register here


Exhibition Design Certificate 

  • Wednesday, January 12, 2022  6:00 - 6:45 PM Eastern Standard 

Featuring Allen Wilpon, Pratt SCPS Adjunct Associate Professor/Lecturer, the session will start with a lecture covering the essential elements that can make an exhibition design uniquely compelling, whether for art and/or design exhibitions; and will introduce Pratt SCPS's Exhibition Design Certificate Program. A Q&A period will follow the presentation. 

Presenters: Allen Wilpon, Adjunct Associate Professor/Lecturer, Industrial Design

Moderator: Joelle Danant, Program Director and Visiting Instructor, Pratt SCPS

Zoom link will be accessible through Eventbrite email upon registration. Register here

 
Advanced Perfumery 

  • Wednesday, January 12, 2022 6:30 - 8:00 PM Eastern Standard   

Pratt, in partnership with Cinquieme Sens, offers the Advanced Perfumery Certificate, a deep dive into the study of olfaction and the fragrance industry. Discover the world of perfumery with renowned fragrance designer, Raymond Matts. In this session, Matts provides an overview of both courses in the Certificate, The Technique and Language of Perfumery and Advanced Perfumery. Followed by a Q&A.

Presenter: Raymond Matts, Instructor

  Zoom link will be accessible through Eventbrite email upon registration. Register here

 
Jewelry Design & Marketing 

  • Thursday, January 13, 2022 6:30 - 8:00 PM Eastern Standard 

Professionalize your jewelry practice with courses in design, history, and marketing. Join us for an overview of Summer '22 courses. Pratt SCPS Jewelry Design & Marketing Instructors discuss their work and processes and Pratt's Jewelry Design & Marketing Certificate Program. Followed by a Q&A.

Presenter: Suzanne DeVegh, Program Director 
 Zoom link will be accessible through Eventbrite email upon registration. Register here


Sustainable Design Certificate 

  • Thursday, January 13, 2022, 6:30 - 7:30 PM Eastern Standard 

Please join us to view a video presenting Pratt SCPS's Sustainable Design Certificate Program with program faculty and selected graduates. Followed by Q&A with program faculty.

Event Presenter(s): Daniel Penge, Visiting Instructor, Pratt SCPS

Moderator: Joelle Danant, Program Director and Visiting Instructor, Pratt SCPS

Zoom link will be accessible through Eventbrite email upon registration. Register here


Fine Art Certificate 

  • Friday, January 14, 2022 6:30 - 8:00 PM Eastern Standard 

RA Friedman, Melissa Staiger, Rebecca Goyette, Mark Leibowitz, and Kelly Worman speak about the most popular fine art courses taught at Pratt. An overview of the Fine Art Certificate Program courses followed by Q&A.

Presenter: Suzanne DeVegh, Program Director
Zoom link will be accessible through Eventbrite email upon registration. Register here


Sustainable Floral Design 

  • Tuesday, January 18, 2022 12:00 - 1:00 PM Eastern Standard 

Meet industry leaders in sustainable floral design, Shane Connolly, Bella Meyer and Tylor Patterson, who will provide overviews of the courses they lead. Followed by a Q&A.

Presenters: Shane Connolly, Bella Meyer, Tylor Patterson (Instructors)
Zoom link will be accessible through Eventbrite email upon registration. Register here


PreCollege

  • Tuesday, January 18, 2022    5:30 - 6:30 PM Eastern Standard 

High school students, parents, and guidance counselors will have an opportunity to engage directly with the Pratt PreCollege team and learn more about spring and summer course offerings, program applications, and scholarship opportunities.

Join a creative community of like-minded students and study art, design, architecture, or creative writing in PreCollege classes throughout the year! Staff will share information about the PreCollege application process, immersive educational experience, and college-level coursework offered online and in person. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A session and session recording made available to all registered participants. 

Presenters: Halima Johnson, PreCollege Program Director; Alexis Turner, PreCollege Program Coordinator

Zoom link will be accessible through Eventbrite email upon registration. Register here


The Art & Business of Perfumery 

  • Wednesday, January 19, 2022 6:30 - 8:00 PM Eastern Standard 

Pratt SCPS Perfumery instructor Pamela Vaile discusses Pratt's Art & Business of Perfumery Certificate and the fragrance industry. Includes discussion of the fragrance consumer, trends, preferences, purchase drivers, fragrance industry best practices, fragrance entrepreneurship, market analysis and the artistry of the perfumer. Followed by Q&A.

Presenter:  Pamela Vaile, Instructor

Zoom link will be accessible through Eventbrite email upon registration. Register here

 
Interdisciplinary Technology Lab 

  • Monday, January 24, 2022  6:30 - 8:00 PM Eastern Standard 

Discover cutting-edge technologies and tools in this new program offered in partnership with the Interdisciplinary Technology Lab.

Presenters:  Richard Sarrach, Scott Sorenson, and Ted Ngai.

Zoom link will be accessible through Eventbrite email upon registration. Register here

Image Courtesy of Deniz Gonel (student)