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Art of the Deal: What Happened at MCA?

Art of the Deal: What Happened at MCA?

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Art of the Deal: What Happened at MCA?

Chris Davis: Near as I can tell there's some nonsense deficit at play in many (even serious) conversations about enrollment. I'm hoping »

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Art of the Deal: What Happened at MCA?

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The truth is that all institutions of higher »

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Art of the Deal: What Happened at MCA?

Tony Parker: I had the privilege of attending the Memphis College of Art as an Illustration major from 1995-1999. I enjoyed my »

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