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Here are important dates and events you won’t want to miss at Pennsylvania College of Art & Design, central PA's only non-profit, professional art college.


For the month of April/May 2014


April 17

Graduation Rehearsal in the atium at 1 pm


April 22

All library items must be returned and fines paid by end of day  


April 23

All School Picnic at Long's Park from 12- 4 pm  Pavillion #1.  Food, fun, and the annual softball smackdown


May 2

Senior Show & Celebration - 5-8 pm  Bring your family and friends to  the 11th anniversary of the gallery event of the year.  Prepare to be WOW!-ed as you explore each of five floors of exhibition space filled with work by brand-new graduates of our BFA degree programs.  Various media are represented including graphic design, illustration, photography, video, painting, and printmaking. There'll be wearable art, hand-designed gift cards, coffee packaging, pet treats, a cosmetic line, wine bar, industrial fabrications, and so much more.
Many items are for sale.  Live music on three floors by Rue de la Pompe, the Tom Witmer Duo, and the Mark Huber Duo will punctuate the excitement.
Bring your friends and family.

Senior Show Main Gallery Exhibit  opens to the public on Friday,May 2 and runs through May 30.  Features selected work by each of senior of the the graduating Class of 2014.  Enjoy various media and styles, including illustration, graphic design, photography, painting, drawing, printmaking, animation, and multi-media.

Admission is always free and open to the public; Handicap accessible.


First Friday in Downtown Lancaster  5-9 pm


May 3

32nd Commencement at Barshinger Hall, Franklin & Marshall College at 11 am.  Ticket required.  Keynote speaker is Deborah Obalil, executive director of AICAD


May 10

Meet & Greet - Looking for a roommate?  Join us from 11:30 am - 1:30 pm in the atrium.  Sign up in room 209

  Tax Time is FAFSA Time  All students returning to PCA&D for the 2014-2015 academic year who plan apply for financial aid, should file your FAFSA on-line at To do so you’ll need a completed 2013 federal tax return for you and your family.  Any questions see David Hershey, Director of Financial Aid in room 210.

Club meeting times:

AIGA – Every 2nd & 4th Friday at 1 pm in room 213
Anime Club – Every Thursday at 7 pm in room 103B
Figure Drawing Club – Every Monday at 7 pm in

room 303
The Gamerz – Every Tuesday at 7 pm in room 103B

League of PCAD - Every Tuesday at 7 pm in room 213
Lux – First Tuesday of the month at 1 pm in room 102
PA Stylz – Every Monday at 7 pm in the atrium
PCAD  Allies – Every Tuesday at 1 pm in room 302
PCAD Players – Every Friday at 1 pm in room 213
Society of Illustrators – Every Wednesday at 7 pm in room 314
Student Council – 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month at 1 pm in Boardroom
Yoga & Group Meditation – Every Thursday at 7 pm in 2nd floor hallway next to room 213


For more information about any event contact Jane Higinbotham in Room 209 or via email.

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Use of Bulletin Boards within PCA&D

All items must be date stamped before posting. Please see the receptionist at the front desk or the Director of Student Life/Housing in room 209. Postings are for 30 days. Items without a date stamp will be removed. Students are asked to respect everything on the boards by not removing or posting over bulletins.


Student Council

Student Council meets during the school year every 2nd and 4th Thursday at 1 p.m. in  the atrium.  Everyone is invited to attend.

Your Student Council


Leawna Burek ‘14, President
Chalkley Matlack '14,  Vice President
Chelsea Crossett ‘14, Secretary/Treasurer
Rebecca Runkles '15, Fine Art Representative
Jacqueline Willoughby '16, Fine Art Representative
Allison Bittner '17, Foundation Representative
Rachel Swartz '17, Foundation Representative
Scott Arbital '16, Graphic Design Representative
Adam Jared Harris '14, Illustration Representative

Trayton Pinson '16, Photography Representative

Alexandra Buechler '15, Photography Representative


Student Council Ambassadors/Club Presidents:

Taylor Buck '14

Samantha Campbell '14

Casey Clark '16

Samantha Cooke '15

Jessica Freeman '17

Zach Heffelfinger '14

Jynell Harrell '16

Kate Kelly '14

Renee Miller '16

Shannon McCoy '15

Emily McKelvey '15

Taylor Miklos '14

Garrett Moore '15

Danny Morgan '14

Jacob Peck '14

Katie Smith '14

Mikhail Yakovlev '14




Student Council officers are elected every year and may not succeed themselves. The term of office of each officer of the PCA&D Student Council is one calendar year, commencing on May 1 and ending April 30.

As a representative, you will serve as a liaison for students in your major with Student Council. Representatives of Student Council are entitled to one (1) vote and are required to attend monthly Student Council meetings. The term of office for each representative of the PCA&D Student Council is one calendar year, commencing in September and ending April 30.

For more information about student council, contact the director of student life/housing or call (717) 396-7833 ext. 1018.












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