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Archives: Cogswell Guest

From time to time, Cogswell invites guests to post contributions to Perspectives. Their biographical information can be found on the contributed articles.

The following article, written by Bill O’Neill, first appeared in Teen Life magazine. It reflects the interdisciplinary approach taken at Cogswell, as represented by the students in the images that accompany the article here, is gaining in relevance. “Technology alone is not enough. It’s when technology is married with liberal arts, married with the humanities, that […]

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This piece contains edited excerpts from a chapter authored by Cogswell College’s Prof. Gyula Julius Dobos in On the Line: Business Education in the Digital Age, published by Springer International (2017, ISBN 978-3-319-62775-5). The original publication was edited by Anshuman Khare, Faculty of Business Athabasca University Edmonton, AB, Canada and Deborah Hurst, Faculty of Business Athabasca University Edmonton, […]

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The following was written by Bonnie Boglioli Randall and published as part of Animation Career Review’s Interview Series.   For a polytech college, there are few better places to be situated than in the heart of Silicon Valley in California’s Bay Area. Cogswell College certainly benefits greatly from its immediate surroundings which offer a wealth of opportunity for students and faculty […]

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Recently, OnlineEducation.com interviewed six exceptional professionals in the video game industry. They share their unique career trajectories; impressions of the industry demographics; and advice for women seeking careers in this traditionally male-dominated field. The piece was authored by Jocelyn Blore (see below for more information).    Elisabeth Beinke-Schwartz is a senior level designer at Certain Affinity. […]

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Tamryn Spruill explains how working with other creative minds keeps the artistic fires burning. In addition to teaching at Cogswell, Tamryn is a contributing writer/editor at Golden State of Mind and her work has appeared in Teen Vogue, Mask magazine, and other publications. In 2012, she founded Robocup Press, an indie publisher of hybrid/cross-genre books […]

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Dustin Aber teaches 3D Modeling, both in Cogswell’s traditional sculpture studio and digitally. His students consistently rave that the value of the lessons they learn in one helps them improve in the other. He often consults with startups and major studios alike. Video games have huge budgets and sex appeal, but all these games are based on rules […]

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Douglas Thomas is a professor at the Iovine-Young Academy within USC. He has been Cogswell’s commencement speaker and shares an appreciation for many of the influences at play here. This piece first appeared on his Medium blog. I have been a professor at a major institution of higher learning for almost three decades. For the past […]

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Cathy Davidson’s new book is a manifesto on teaching students — and institutions — how to survive and thrive in the digital age. This review by Colleen Flaherty first appeared via “Inside Higher Ed”. In it, the author argues that mainstream approaches to higher education have become increasingly out of touch with a rapidly changing world. At Cogswell, where […]

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Brett Berhoff is an entrepreneur and influencer. He is sought after by corporations and individuals for his innovative thought leadership and strategic expertise. After a recent visit, he commented, “Cogswell is a fascinating place.  I was impressed by the variety of creative outlets available to students coupled with their ability to cross over to other disciplines.” […]

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