Furman CreateAthon Sparks Student Creativity

  • Written by Julie Turner

Furman University Art Department Chair Ross McClain digs his ultra-smart students. Yet he thinks they would benefit greatly from failing at something every now and again. You know as a learning exercise.

That was one reason the esteemed South Carolina university signed on for CreateAthon in 2013. Writer Ron Wagner shares more about their inaugural overnight experience — including who snuck in a nap — on the school’s swank digital magazine, edge. Have a look!