Capstone Project (Open Access)
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
Despite the continued funding cuts to arts programs in elementary schools across the country, their benefits to the mental health of students and the community at large are undeniable. This senior capstone research project takes a deeper look into local art programs that are available to elementary school students and the way those programs enhance their mental health. In addition to enhancement of mental health, integration of the arts in any forms and all formats offers a unique way to round out local communities, which are beneficial to all.
Little, Hilary Jeanne, "A Well-Rounded Community: Integrating Arts to Enhance the Mental Health of Elementary School Students" (2019). Capstone Projects and Master's Theses. 537.