Tag Archives: Ronald Caltabiano

From revolution to fairy tales: the dean’s expectations for 2013-2014

The Butler Collegian: What changes, big or small, should art students expect this year from JCA? Caltabiano: One thing is that I have asked for more contact with students. I’ve asked for meetings with students from each program in both semesters. Mostly, the contact I get now is from going to performances, and you really

JCA starts alumni community

With seniors getting ready to graduate, a fear exists that they will lose their connection to Butler University. In order to link the Jordan College of the Arts alumni to Butler, JCA created its first alumni community. Instead of designating an alumni group by geographic location or by year of graduation, the JCA alumni club

REVOLUTION! Long in the making, first annual ArtsFest set to open

The theme of revolution will be at the forefront of various artistic performances and displays in the first Butler University ArtsFest. ArtsFest will feature more than 40 performances and other events between April 18-28. This is the first ArtsFest, which is to become an annual event. It will be used, in part, to honor the

Ideas come to life

Butler University President Jim Danko has distributed $300,000 to members of the student body and faculty promoting various advancements. The money was part of Butler’s Innovation Fund, which is money set aside to financially support ideas that have potential positive impact for Butler. More than 70 proposals were submitted for consideration by the evaluation committee,

Meet the Colonel from Capital City

In December, the School of Music announced that its next director of bands would be Col. Michael J. Colburn of the United States Marine Band. He will begin serving upon the retirement of the current director, Robert Grechesky, after the spring 2014 semester. This week The Butler Collegian spoke with Colburn over the phone from his

JCA moves arts forward

Butler University’s art college, which has its roots in the Metropolitan School of Music of the late nineteenth century, underwent another transformation this week. The Jordan College of Fine Arts officially changed its name to the Jordan College of the Arts, notifying students and faculty Monday around noon that the change was immediately in effect.