It’s that time of year again, when the leaves begin to change color and the days get shorter which undoubtedly heralds the beginning of the fall season. Although the days will be getting shorter and colder, there are a plethora of exciting events and programs occurring this fall at Pratt’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies to keep you busy and inspired throughout the fall season.
Last week the fall semester kicked off at Pratt Institute and classes are officially back in session. This semester SCPS is offering an extensive schedule of fall programming for adult learners interested in taking advantage of one of the most lively time periods in New York City. For a complete overview of the fall programs being offered visit our main website: Certificate Programs.
To accompany your studies this fall why not take advantage of the wide variety of campus events and activities taking place during these next few months at Pratt which include Blue Week, Archtober, and The Future Of Fragrance panel. Keep reading to learn about a few of the most noteworthy events happening on campus during September and October.
The Future of Fragrance
On Wednesday, September 25th at 6:30 pm The Future of Fragrance Panel will be taking place at the Pratt Manhattan Center. This must-see panel event will feature leading experts in the fragrance industry in a discussion about changes in the fragrance market as it has evolved over many years. Each panelist will be contributing a unique perspective to the discussion based on their individual backgrounds. The four industry experts are: Pamela Vaile, President of Pamela Vaile Consulting LLC; Raymond Matts, the founder of The Art of Perfumery; Raymond Matts, Founder, The Art of Perfumery; Kate Greene, Creative Director of Our House a creative marketing agency that analyzes consumer trends; and Herve Pierini, Head of Sales for Firmenich North America Fine Fragrance. For more information about this event or to buy tickets to attend: The Future of Fragrance.
Blue Week (October 1st – 6th)
In just a few shorts weeks Blue Week begins at Pratt Institute. Every year at the end of September and beginning of October, Pratt Institute participates in this week-long event which helps to encourage and support environmental awareness and sustainability. Throughout Blue Week, a schedule of campus-wide events and programs will take place which include panel discussions, film screenings, presentations, yoga classes and much more. The goal of Blue Week is to highlight the global significance of water and the importance of preserving this vital natural resource as well as encouraging a continual dialogue about the importance of sustainability. This year’s Blue Week schedule of events includes: Material Modification: Refashioning Ocean Plastics, a panel discussion featuring experts in the design field, Water-Inspired Yoga for the Planet, and Rising Seas: Gotham on the Edge a presentation and panel featuring Ted Steinberg. For more information about Blue Week including a list of all of the events taking place visit the Pratt Sustainability Coalition.
Daniel Libeskind: Edge of Order (October 15th)
On October 1st, Archtober commences in New York City. This year world renowned Architect and Designer, Daniel Libeskind will be a guest speaker at Pratt Institute on October 15th. Libeskind will be discussing his latest projects and his most recent book, Edge of Order. On top of being a sensational architect and artist, Daniel Libeskind is a visionary whose work has immensely influenced the field of architecture and urban design. One of his countless accomplishments includes being the master planner for the World Trade Center Development. To hear all about this historic project and more outstanding achievements from Daniel Libeskind and his studio, make sure to reserve a ticket to attend his presentation on October 15th at Pratt.
For more information about events taking place across both the Manhattan and Brooklyn campuses this fall check out the Pratt Events Calendar.