Working with David Abbott, Executive Director of Festival of the Arts, the Organizational Structures class learned about how a large-scale community event operates. They were tasked with envisioning ways Festival of the Arts could generate more revenue from art sales.
Why put a park on a busy city road? The Spark Park is exploring the intervention of the space between the college’s two buildings in order to connect with the community and to create a campus.
Throughout the semester, the Organizational Structures class looked at the ways in which they could innovate and elaborate on the retail experience at reBlue. reBlue is a retail extension of the Goodwill organization that focuses on unique and one of a kind products sourced from Goodwill’s around the region.
What impact can a product have after it is donated? The old model of buying and throwing away isn’t cutting it anymore. In the future products need to have a continuous lifecycle so that as little goes to waste as possible.