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Institute of Applied Creativity for Transformation

We're Transforming Students for the Future

At the Institute of Applied Creativity for Transformation, we transform people, not products. Our students develop the creative competencies that today's job market demands.

First In the Nation

IACT is home to the nation’s first undergraduate certificate in Applied Creativity for Transformation. Open to undergraduate students of any major, the certificate is a first step in achieving the University of Dayton’s vision of innovation, applied creativity, entrepreneurship and community engagement for the common good.

First In the Nation

IACT is home to the nation’s first undergraduate certificate in Applied Creativity for Transformation. Open to undergraduate students of any major, the certificate is a first step in achieving the University of Dayton’s vision of innovation, applied creativity, entrepreneurship and community engagement for the common good.

GEM: An Experimental Learning Lab

The GEMnasium is a transdisciplinary incubator for social innovation that has transformed learning for more than 1,400 students and over 45 educators across 20 different disciplines since its launch in 2018.

GEM: An Experimental Learning Lab

The GEMnasium is a transdisciplinary incubator for social innovation that has transformed learning for more than 1,400 students and over 45 educators across 20 different disciplines since its launch in 2018.

Expanding Our Influence

The Hub at the Dayton Arcade will be an urban laboratory for students from all majors. It will house our second GEMnasium experimental classroom, the Crotty Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, Art and Design studio spaces, a makerspace, an engineering innovation center, and a student-run bistro operated by Flyer Enterprises.

Expanding Our Influence

The Hub at the Dayton Arcade will be an urban laboratory for students from all majors. It will house our second GEMnasium experimental classroom, the Crotty Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, Art and Design studio spaces, a makerspace, an engineering innovation center, and a student-run bistro operated by Flyer Enterprises.


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DRIVE Thru: Mary Clare Corrigan

DRIVE Thru: Mary Clare Corrigan

A weekly podcast from IACT

DRIVE Thru is IACT's weekly podcast featuring student reflections of their IACT certificate DRIVE process. Mary Clare Corrigan is a mechanical engineering major going into her Senior year at the University of Dayton. In this episode of DRIVE Thru, MC speaks on vulnerability, Dolphin Tale, and 360 degrees of reciprocation one prosthetic at a time.

DRIVE Thru: Mary Clare Corrigan

DRIVE Thru: Mary Clare Corrigan

A weekly podcast from IACT

DRIVE Thru is IACT's weekly podcast featuring student reflections of their IACT certificate DRIVE process. Mary Clare Corrigan is a mechanical engineering major going into her Senior year at the University of Dayton. In this episode of DRIVE Thru, MC speaks on vulnerability, Dolphin Tale, and 360 degrees of reciprocation one prosthetic at a time.

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Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2620
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