Kent Kapplinger, professor of visual arts, moderated a four-person education panel, titled “Rubbing Shoulders,” during the 2012 Mid America Print Council Biennial Conference in Cape Girardeau, Mo., Nov. 3. The panel addressed the conference’s theme, “The Entrepreneurial Printmaker,” by highlighting various methods for introducing students to real-world business experience. Kapplinger discussed how the NDSU Visual Arts/PEARS collaborative print projects and workshops provide students business experience. Panel members included Stephen Frech, Laurie Geller, Bill Harbort and John Volk.
NDSU is recognized as one of the nation's top 108 public and private universities by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education.