Symbols: the Key to Visual Communication

We communicate in so many ways. A touch on the arm. A murmur of exhaustion. A chuckle. An extended palm.  But our bodies are only one canvas for expression. Over the millennia, humankind has developed thousands of different forms of written communication, from hieroglyphs to kanji to the characters I’m using to talk to you right now. What connects them is that they are all kinds of symbols.   Symbols have evolved throughout the centuries. Even since 2000, there has been an eruption in the variety of symbols we use to speak to one…continue reading →

You Can Make It at the MakerSpace

It is easy to get caught up in the stress of college, especially when you have to balance it with your career, your relationships, and the overall journey of life. We hope to be a place where you can channel your stress into a creative activity, and maybe even make something you will keep for years to come!  The Chester Campus Makerspace was initiated in mid-August 2018.  It's located to the left of the entrance as you walk in. You'll find a tiered display showing off the results of our latest event, followed by…continue reading →