VRA - Upstate New York Chapter Meeting

Hartwick To Host Visual Resources Association Chapter Meeting

October 9, 2012

On Friday, October 26, 2012, Hartwick College will host the fall business meeting for the Upstate New York Chapter of the Visual Resources Association Foundation. The on-campus meeting is being coordinated by Curator and Exhibit Coordinator of the Foreman Gallery at Hartwick College, Nancy Golden.

The Upstate New York Chapter is a member affiliation of the National Visual Resources Association (VRA) Foundation, whose membership consists of professionals in the field of visual resources in higher education.

This meeting will assist in maximizing employee performance in that the most current technology and information relevant to visual resources in higher education will be discussed among other professionals in the field. The goal is always to improve the academic program and student satisfaction through the implementation of improved technology and updated information.

According to its website, The VRA is a "multi-disciplinary organization dedicated to furthering research and education in the field of image management within the educational, cultural heritage, and commercial environments. The Association is committed to providing leadership in the visual resources field, developing and advocating standards, and offering educational tools and opportunities for the benefit of the community at large. The VRA implements these goals through publication programs and educational activities."

The VRA Foundation supports a wide range of educational opportunities. The regional Upstate New York Chapter of the VRA holds two business meetings each calendar year at member institutions, with an additional meeting convened at the annual National VRA conference. This assembly will mark the first time that Hartwick College has been invited to host a VRA chapter meeting.

For additional information on the meeting, contact Golden at 607-431-4575 or at

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Hartwick College is a private liberal arts and sciences college of 1,500 students, located in Oneonta, NY, in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains. Hartwick's expansive curriculum emphasizes a uniquely experiential approach to the liberal arts. Through personalized teaching, collaborative research, a unique January Term, a wide range of internships, and vast study-abroad opportunities, Hartwick ensures that students are prepared for the world ahead. A Three-Year Bachelor's Degree Program and strong financial aid and scholarship offerings keep a Hartwick education affordable.

Contact: Valerie Capullo
Phone: 607-431-4031