August 2016 — New teen mural in Wilcox Park featured on WZZM
July 2016 — Social Enterprise Manager Kirk Eklund in MiBiz
March 2016 — WMCAT Social Enterprise Ambrose profiled in NEU Magazine
February 2016 — Teaching Artist Mike Saunders featured on WYCE Catalyst Radio
October 2015 — WMCAT Executive Director on Comcast Newsmakers
October 2015 — Ambrose featured on Local First blog
September 2015 — New WMCAT Executive Director Daniel Williams announced in GRBJ
July 2015 — WMCAT Executive Director Kim Dabbs to leave for Germany October 1; MLive
July 2015 – WMCAT Executive Director Kim Dabbs to leave; GRBJ’s Street Talk
June 2015 – WMCAT Named Nonprofit of the Year by GR Chamber of Commerce; coverage in GRBJ
May 2015 — Social Impact by Design feature by WMCAT teens and Kim Dabbs in NEU Magazine from GVSU
May 2015 — Social enterprise grant from Grand Rapids Community Foundation covered in MLive
May 2015 — WMCAT profiled in Stellafly
March 2015 — WGVU Radio profiles WMCAT and our 10th anniversary
February 2015 — iBall 2015 and our honorees profiled in MLive
February 2015 — WMCAT team on Fox 17 Morning Mix and Morning News to promote iBall 2015
February 2015 – Fox 17 promotes iBall 2015!
January 2015 – GRBJ covers WMCAT’s new Social Enterprise
January 2015 — Development Manager Amy Knape profiled in Rapid Growth Media
January 2015 — WMCAT’s Kim Dabbs part of international residency at Stanford covered in Grand Rapids Business Journal
December 2014 — Coverage of WMCAT’s NEA grant in the Grand Rapids Business Journal
December 2014 — WMCAT receives National Endowment for the Arts Award coverage on MLive
November 2014 — Kim Dabbs gives overview of WMCAT on Comcast Newsmakers
October 2014 — WMCAT grad Daniel Lopez featured on WGVU The Morning Show for his experience with Park Journeys
October 2014 — WMCAT grad Daniel Lopez’s trip to Washington DC with Park Journeys profiled on Michigan Radio
October 2014 — State Farm Youth Advisory Board Awards WMCAT national grant for service learning
October 2014 – New partnership with Ottawa Hills High School profiled in MLive
October 2014 – WMCAT Teen Program Director Becca Guyette talks video games on WGVU’s Tech Talk segment
September 2014 — Two-Generation Program Launch with New Staff covered in MLive
August 2014 — WMCAT Teaching Artist George Eberhardt profiled in Rapid Chat
August 2014 — Kim Dabbs and WMCAT profiled in UIX feature in Rapid Growth
July 2014 — WMCAT’s Pharmacy Tech program sponsored by Meijer Inc. seeking students MLive
July 2014 — Grand Rapids Business Journal covers WMCAT’s Pharmacy Tech partnership with Meijer Inc.
May 2014 — School Network News dives deep into Teen Arts + Tech Program as innovative model
May 2014 — Teen Arts + Tech Exhibit previewed on MLive
May 2014 — Teen Arts + Tech Exhibit previewed on The Rapidian
May 2014 — WMCAT a finalist for White House award covered by WOOD Radio and GRBJ
April 2014 — WMCAT design thinking model featured in Edutopia in blog by Kim Dabbs
April 2014 — Teen Program a finalist for WOOD TV Connecting with Community
March 2014 — Featured on Maranda Where You Live as a River Bank Run Charity Partner
March 2014 — Teen App Design Team’s work with Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. featured on Michigan Radio
March 2014 — Executive Director Kim Dabbs discusses the digital divide in education on Michigan Radio’s Issues and Ale
March 2014 — WMCAT receives major grant for dual-generation program from Kellogg Foundation
February 2014 — WMCAT acquires UICA ceramic studio coverage in MLive and MiBiz
February 2014 — App Design Team featured in Rapid Growth
January 2014 — New board members listed in Grand Rapids Business Journal
January 2014 — Great profile on Teen Arts Program with photo gallery on MLive
December 2013 – MLive reports on state grants awarded to WMCAT and other arts organizations
November 2013 – WZZM and GRNow visit WMCAT to spotlight ornament project
November 2013 – WMCAT teens featured on Maranda Where You Live
October 2013 – Fox 17 talks to WMCAT teen artists about designing ornaments for tree in Washington DC
October 2013 – WZZM covers students making ornaments for Michigan’s Christmas tree in Washington DC
October 2013 – East Kentwood students visit WMCAT to begin our fourth year of this great daytime partnership
September 2013 – WMCAT helps launch Urban Innovation Exchange, an online publication focused on social innovation.
September 2013 – WMCAT Executive Director Kim Dabbs is featured in Kendall College of Art and Design’s Portfolio magazine.
August 2013 – WMCAT A Team member Keontay and his mom Keon featured on Michigan Radio sharing the importance of WMCAT and the arts in their lives
August 2013 – Executive Director Kim Dabbs a featured panelist in Rapid Growth Speaker Series on Arts Education
August 2013 – Executive Director Kim Dabbs recounts cultural road trip in blog post in Rapid Growth
July 2013 – Our Adult Program Manager Jennifer Owens featured on The WVGU Morning Show with Shelly Irwin.
June 2013 – An Interview with Kim Dabbs, our Executive Director, about what WMCAT means to her.
June 2013 – National artist, Trent Temple, visited WMCAT to work with our teen artists.
June 2013 – Rapid Growth Media talks about our new Teen Program Director, Becca, joining our team.
June 2013 – Close up of Board Member, Brian Cloyd and how he shows his passion for urban education through WMCAT.
March 2013 – One of our teen artists, Jason Bursley, was honored with a national medal from the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers.
February 2013 – A video about the mission of WMCAT.
January 2013 – One of our teaching artists shares what WMCAT means to her.
December 2012 – Deck the Halls with your own National Christmas Tree Ornament
November 2012 – Inside Track: Creating a Culture of Opportunity for Students
November 2012 – Creating a Culture of Opportunity: Kim Dabbs in Rapid Growth