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Outreach Spring 2012 Exhibition

Tue, Apr 17, 12am - Fri, Apr 20, 2012 12am

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April 17 - 20, 2012

Opening Reception: Tuesday, April 17, 6:00 - 8:00pm


Outreach Spring 2012 Exhibition

5th Floor Lobby, Foundation Building

Student work from the Outreach Pre-College Program, Spring 2012 session.

 

Open daily, Tuesday - Friday, 11:00am - 6:00pm

  • Founded by inventor, industrialist and philanthropist Peter Cooper in 1859, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art offers education in art, architecture and engineering, as well as courses in the humanities and social sciences.

  • “My feelings, my desires, my hopes, embrace humanity throughout the world,” Peter Cooper proclaimed in a speech in 1853. He looked forward to a time when, “knowledge shall cover the earth as waters cover the great deep.”

  • From its beginnings, Cooper Union was a unique institution, dedicated to founder Peter Cooper's proposition that education is the key not only to personal prosperity but to civic virtue and harmony.

  • Peter Cooper wanted his graduates to acquire the technical mastery and entrepreneurial skills, enrich their intellects and spark their creativity, and develop a sense of social justice that would translate into action.