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Glasscock School Blog

Would you like to get to know us better? Our blog is a great place to start. Browse in-depth features that discuss our rich variety of courses and esteemed instructors, as well as articles about our involvement in the Houston community.

Aug 28 , 2018

A Glimpse at the Life of Ella Fitzgerald

This fall we are excited to celebrate the lives and legacies of influential female jazz singers with our offering, Legendary Female Jazz Singers: From Ella to Esperanza. In preparation for this

Aug 23 , 2018

Glasscock Harvey Stories: Making Sense of Life

One year later, members of the Glasscock School teaching community reflect on their experiences during Hurricane Harvey.

Aug 15 , 2018

Five Tips for Your CoachRICE Application

Applying to a career-enhancing program can seem intimidating. Consider these tips to help guide your responses.

Jul 17 , 2018

Five Tips for Presenting Professional Development

Today’s professional skills landscape is moving faster than ever before. Are you staying up-to-date on your skills?

May 29 , 2018

Collaborators in Creativity: Artist Sketchbooks

These enthusiastic studio art students made some “sketchy” new friends this past spring – and that’s nothing but a compliment.

Woman business owner working in clothing design studio
Feb 21 , 2018

5 Tips to Starting a New Business

Starting a business is an exciting time in any new entrepreneur’s life. Here are some tips to help you avoid common pitfalls.

Pixar signage at entrance to studio
Feb 16 , 2018

Remembering the Moments That Shaped Us

Why is a scholar of Medieval Studies interested in Pixar films? And what makes these films resonate across ages and generations?

couple sitting back to back in park reading
Feb 12 , 2018

A Little Bit of Magic: Joseph Campana on Love

Dr. Joseph Campana explores the enduring power of poetry, shares some of his favorite love poetry and offers advice on writing a love poem.

First responders rescuing people in Hurricane Harvey flood waters
Jan 09 , 2018

Lessons From Harvey: The Art of Action

As the new year offers fresh beginnings, artist and instructor Laura Spector looks back at 2017 and her unexpected role in rescue operations during Hurricane Harvey.

Car floating over water
Dec 13 , 2017

Adventures at the End of the Road

We encourage our students to join the expedition of curiosity. Sometimes, the road takes a twist.