Dec. 12, 2011
Shawnee State University's Senior Student Art Show of fine arts majors graduating this month opened their final show on Thursday, Dec. 1 at the Appleton Gallery in the Vern Riffe Center for the Arts, showing off their best work.
All mediums are represented in the show – graphic arts, oils, mixed media, graphite, water colors and ceramics. The show will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday until Thursday, Dec. 15.
Fine arts majors graduating with Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees on Friday, Dec. 16 are Brooke Albrecht, of Portsmouth; Angela Bell, of West Union; Garry Breech, of West Portsmouth; Shayne DePugh, of Chillicothe; James Eldridge, of Chillicothe; Melissa McQuown, of Portsmouth; Christian Ottaway, of Plain City; Megan Rupley, of Toledo; Rebekah Sutton, of Nashport; and Jonathan Turton, of Centerville.
SSU offers more than 80 bachelor's and associate degree programs and three master's degree programs. Shawnee State is both academically challenging and affordable.
Shawnee State University is a student-focused university offering a highly personalized, affordable and accessible education dedicated to the exploration of emerging technologies and emerging ideas.
Nearly 4,700 students are enrolled at SSU this year, including 35 international students. The university also offers modern apartment-style residences and small class sizes with dedicated faculty.
The university campus features 21 buildings including the Advanced Technology Center that houses one of only 50 Digistar II planetariums in the world; the James A. Rhodes Athletic Center that features weight rooms, racquetball courts, gymnasium, dance classroom and a junior Olympic-size swimming pool; and the Vern Riffe Center for the Arts featuring a 1,139-seat Main Theater, a black box theater, art gallery, and fine arts classrooms.