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SU to host National Portfolio Day Nov. 14
Syracuse University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) will host a National Portfolio Day on Sunday, Nov. 14, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Dorothea Ilgen Shaffer Art Building. The event is free and open to the public; reservations are not required. Parking is available at the Manley Field House lot; a shuttle bus from the lot to Shaffer Art Building will be provided.
Registration for the event will begin at 9 a.m. Participants are advised that a line may form prior to the start of registration.
National Portfolio Day is an opportunity for those who wish to pursue an education and career in the visual and related arts to meet with representatives from institutions offering professional programs accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, including SU.
For a list of institutions participating in SU’s National Portfolio Day, visit http://vpa.syr.edu/prospective-students/visit-us/vpa/undergraduate/campus-events/npd. For further information, contact the VPA Office of Recruitment and Admissions at (315) 443-2769 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
SU’s National Portfolio Day is part of the National Portfolio Day Association (NPDA). The association consists of representatives from regionally accredited colleges and universities that are members of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. The NPDA is the only organization of its kind, and its membership represents the highest standard of visual arts education available in the United States and Canada.