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Mikey Cordero

Manager of Technology Education and Media

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Academy Summer Institute 2014 kicks off!

Our 2014 Academy Summer Institute kicked off last week to start a 4 week artistic intensive program. High School students from throughout New York City come the Academy at Urban Arts Partnership during the month of July to push their creativity forward by collaborating across 7 different art forms to produce digital media projects. Take a look ... Continue reading ›

Delia Denson

Delia Denson

Communications Coordinator

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Media Mash Up Week!

What is “spring break”?  At The Academy, there is never such thing as a break as our students continue to put in that extra work to hone and refine their crafts. Yes, the commitment is extremely real. April 14th through the 18th saw 20 Academy students come in to the Urban Arts Partnership to create original short films, ranging ... Continue reading ›

Sheena Minott

Sheena Minott

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PUSH Winter Showcase @ MDPHS

Parents United for Successful High Schools (PUSH) mounts a ground-level response to the needs of children and families in crisis. Research from the Harvard Family Research Project showed us ways to engage low-income families by understanding and directly responding to their needs, interests, and economic realities. PUSH taps into the energy of parental love and promotes a widerange of benefits for our children, including improved school readiness, higher student achievement, better social skills and behavior,and increased likelihood of high school graduation. Key and unique elements here are Carnival, our family engagement workshop series, and Family Dinner, which invites families to the school to share a communal meal (provided at no cost by partner schools)with their children to do homework around the table. The UAP ... Continue reading ›

Sheena Minott

Sheena Minott

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Teachers Need Love Too!

On Wednesday, December 18th, the teachers at Metropolitan Diploma Plus High School were treated to a well deserved appreciation lunch in their honor. iDESIGN students and PUSH interns were charged with the task of making sure their teachers felt special along with Urban Arts staff members from iDESIGN, PUSH, Story Studio, Fresh Prep and Brotherhood Sisterhood.     Continue reading ›

Armando Somoza

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Urban Arts celebrates an “Hour of Code” event at NYC Adobe Headquarters

Urban Arts is celebrating an “Hour of Code” by partnering with the NYC Adobe Headquarters for a career panel on December 11th.  The "Hour of Code" event is part of a national campaign for Computer Science Education Week designed to demystify computer science for educators and students.  As part of our Adobe Youth Voices program, our ... Continue reading ›