(Above Photo) CHICAT-Grand Opening images. The Chicago Center for Arts and Technology opened March 22, 2017.
CHICAT is a replication of the Pittsburgh-based educational model developed by Manchester Bidwell Corporation (MBC) and Bill Strickland.
Bill Strickland, John Edgar Wideman to Receive Duquesne Honorary Degrees
Two Pittsburgh natives-one a respected, innovative community leader in the arts, and the other a renowned American writer whose works are often set in his hometown-will be awarded honorary degrees during the spring Commencement ceremony at Duquesne University.
Bill Strickland, president and chief executive officer of Manchester Bidwell Corporation, and author John Edgar Wideman will each be presented with an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters at Duquesne's Commencement on Friday, May 12, at 2 p.m. in the A.J. Palumbo Center.
Strickland will deliver the Commencement address during the ceremony. Wideman will deliver remarks during the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts diploma ceremony that evening at 6 p.m. in the A.J. Palumbo Center. Click Here for more information