Passion and Rigor
We cultivate creative expression and intellectual curiosity. Our students and faculty are held to rigorous expectations to advance our fields in meaningful and impactful ways.
We commit to being an artistic and scholarly community. We believe that our unique brand of applied art and design education brings innovation to cultural, economic, environmental, and social spheres.
Exchange and Collaboration
We foster diverse opportunities and nurture the values of service, citizenship, exchange and lifelong learning. We believe in providing an education that is inclusive and accessible to all.
We embrace our unique role in the polytechnic mission at UW-Stout and value the significance of our position as a catalyst for inspiration, inquiry, and discovery.
We recognize that the creative marketplace has the potential to transform economic, social and environmental structures for the better. As a School, we promote applied collaboration, critical thinking, entrepreneurial skills and creative practice to meet the demands of the future.