For Emily Peterson and her mother Nancy DuBois, art has always been a part of their lives.
"I've always been an artistic person and I’ve always loved to work with my hands. After graduating early from high school, Salem Community College and the glass program seemed a natural fit," said Emily, a former home-schooled student who earned her GED at age 16.
Philadelphia artist enhances career through SCC
Paula Mandel began her artistic career as a painter before turning to the medium of glass to bring substance to her vision.
Class of 2010
Ariel Heibel, a 2010 graduate of the scientific glass technology program, went on to further her education in biology/chemistry at Rowan University. After graduating with a bachelor’s degree, She plans to pursue a career in both Scientific Glass and Biology/Chemistry.
Class of 2008
Aaron Kirchhoff graduated from the Scientific Glass Technology program at Salem Community College in 2008. While living in Iowa, he developed a continued interest in a variety of subjects throughout his youth, some of which included art and science.
Graduate pursuing her passion for glass
Wu, who holds a degree in economics from Wesleyan University, followed her passion for glass all the way to The Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra, Australia.
Class of 2005
New York native Kristin Deady came to Salem Community College's Glass Art program after working as a production flameworker in California. While there, she set up her own flameworking studio in her garage where she could continue to practice flameworking.