Day: March 1, 2007

Teaching from a ‘Swing State’ of mind

So, what else do you need in life when you’ve got nearly everything you’ve ever wanted? Well, if you’re lucky enough to be Peter Curtis, the answer is obvious: You reach for more.  At the age of 36, this accomplished composer, recording artist, tenured instructor, and (soon-to-be) musical theater impresario continues to scout out new worlds to conquer.

Fighting the good fight

I’ve known Nick Freidlein for several years and I’m certain that he is extremely brilliant. Freidlein, 20, is a transfer student from Auburn University and has been honored on the Dean’s List every year since he began his college education. Over summer, Freidlein received an onslaught of offers from various universities in Southern California.