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
As a 2008 double major graduate in glass art and scientific glass technology, Kirchhoff began his love of glass as an apprentice with a revered glassblowing and stained glass studio. H currently works for the federal government at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
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.