Donna Goodman, a former FMU distinguished professor, will give a talk in the Lowrimore Auditorium at 3 p.m. about her experiences developing the art education program at Francis Marion University, as well as helping to train art specialists in elementary classrooms in South Carolina, the first state in the country to require art educators in elementary schools.
Dr. Goodman retired from her dual appointment as both professor of art and professor of education at Francis Marion University. She held the Peter D. Hyman Endowed Chair as Professor of Art. She directed the Art Education Program, taught courses in art education and in art history in the Department of Fine Arts of the College of Liberal Arts; she also supervised teacher preparation for art education certification in the School of Education.
Goodman received her PHD from the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa in Educational Leadership and Planning with emphasis in Arts Administration. She holds an EdS (Educational Specialist Degree) and an MA in Art Studio with emphasis in printmaking from the University of South Carolina at Columbia, SC, and a BFA from Coker College at Hartsville,SC.
The event is free and open to the public.