NEW YORK, NY -- Rahima Nasa, an alum from the Class of 2017, has been selected as the first Newmark J-School fellow for FRONTLINE, PBS’s flagship investigative documentary series. The new year-long journalism fellowship program is funded by The Tow Foundation, which also underwrites the Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism, the Tow Professorships, and other initiatives at the J-School.
Arts, Culture & Humanities
NEW YORK, NY -- Performances begin January 10 at Atlantic Theater Company's Stage 2 for the world premiere of Eddie and Dave by playwright-in-residence Amy Staats. Staats is Atlantic Theater Company's 2017–2018 playwright in residence. Eddie and Dave is the capstone of her yearlong residency, supported by The Tow Foundation.
BROOKLYN, NY -- Thanks to a generous gift from the Class of 1964, the portrait of a young woman now hangs with 12 other paintings restored to their former vibrancy in the new Leonard & Claire Tow Center for the Performing Arts, part of the exhibit “A New Deal for Artists: Connecting Brooklyn College to Its Past, Present, and Future.”
WEST HARTFORD, CT -- The University of Saint Joseph (USJ) today announced that ArtsMentors, a community engagement program for underserved youth, has received $10,000 in funding support from both the National Endowment for the Arts Challenge America Program and the Richard P. Garmany Fund, a donor-advised fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.
NEW LONDON, CT -- The National Coast Guard Museum Association, Inc. gratefully announces a generous pledge of $100,000 from the Chelsea Groton Foundation.
HARTFORD, CT -- The Bushnell Park Foundation is excited to announce the new playground officially opened on Saturday, November 17. After a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony at 11am, the playground officially open for the community to enjoy. Attending the ceremony were Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin, and Jay Williams, President of the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving. The carousel was open for free rides from 12-1pm.