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KCAI installing solar panels to reduce energy costs and carbon footprint

2 March 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (March 2, 2015) — KCAI is in the process of installing 100 solar panels on the roof of the East Building in an effort to reduce energy costs and become better stewards of the environment. With support from interim president Tony Jones and the KCAI board of trustees, the East Building installation is part of a project to use solar power to meet 5 percent of the college’s energy needs in a two-building complex.

“We believe the campus will take pride in being part of this,” Jones said.

Laura Snow joins KCAI as vice president for administration/CFO

16 February 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Feb. 16, 2015) — Laura L. Snow, CPA, CGMA, joined KCAI Feb. 16 as vice president for administration/CFO.

A. Zahner Company to fabricate winning sculpture for KCAI Art and Design Auction

26 January 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Jan. 26, 2015) — Jay Schmidt, a 1974 sculpture graduate from the Kansas City Art Institute, had his concept “MOMOCON” selected from among 12 finalists to earn the grand prize by the A. Zahner Company for its biennial sculpture competition. His work will be featured in the live auction during KCAI’s 2015 Art and Design Auction, which raises funds for student scholarships. The auction will take place June 6 on the KCAI campus. 

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