The Ohio Valley Center for Collaborative Arts [CoArts] is devoted to community development through arts engagement and collaboration. Recently the Daily Sentinel covered this newly developing initiative in the College of Fine Arts recently, quoting President Nellis as saying:
“I am pleased that OHIO has implemented a strategic arts-based research center that will help address the needs of our surrounding community with a unique, creative approach,” said President Nellis. “Through numerous collaborations and partnerships within the region, CoArts will allow students and faculty to use their artistic talents to advance vital issues that exist within the area.”
The article details various projects growing out of CoArts' interest in acting as a hub for arts based community transformation, including initiatives such as the 30 Mile Studio, Healthy Village: Immersive Healthcare Theater, Arts + Medicine Initiative, and the Appalachian Recovery Project.
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