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Innovation Showcase - January 2010

Transforming Brutalism: Student Art Prints - Improve the Learning Environment  

Like many college campuses built in the late 1960s, the learning environment at Lane Community College is classic Brutalist architecture: bare exposed concrete. In a recent survey, students overwhelmingly commented that they experience the Brutalism as austere, cold, drab, and gloomy, especially during the gray drizzly days of a Eugene, Oregon, winter. Some likened it to learning in a parking garage! Find out how Lane is using student and alumni art to transform the campus and celebrate the creative spirit, in this month's issue of Innovation Showcase. Read more....

Susan M. Salvador
Vice President, Student Services