Artist explores the messiness of life
For O'Leary, the messiness of painting is a metaphor for the messiness of life: "I like the idea that painting is always a work in progress, much like life."
IST gains momentum
In its first year of operation, the school has welcomed 450 students at 14 campuses across the Commonwealth, including University Park. IST, as it is known, began last fall at University Park with a faculty and administrative staff contingent of 18 and a statewide force of 48 faculty members and advisers. Bachelor's and associate degree programs were approved by the University Faculty Senate and Board of Trustees -- both degrees designed in close collaboration among educators and representatives from industry and government. Forty-three new courses are on the books, as well as six certificate programs.
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