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2017 Annual IDSA Merit Awards

6:00pm Tue 21 Mar 2017 — IDSA Merit Awards presentations will be held for senior industrial design students in 708 ABC. Presentations of student work will be made to a jury of New York and Connecticut industrial designers, followed by discussions by the jury to award the best work. Awardees will represent the University of Bridgeport at the IDSA North…
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Dean Max Shangle Arrives Mon 20 March 2017

Hey SASD! Welcome our new Dean, Max Shangle! He'll be in ABC on Monday 20 March 2017; be sure to say Hi and introduce yourselves; or, for those who have met him previously, say Hey Hi and reintroduce yourselves. Here's the intro from UB Provost, Stephen Healey: Dear UB Community, It is my pleasure to announce the University has appointed…
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SASD at Design Night Out

6:00–8:00 Fri 11 Nov 2016 — Design Night Out is back just in time for the Bridgeport Art Trail! Join us for a truly URBAN evening at the new mixed-use Harral Security Wheeler building on Main Street. 6:00–8:00 Friday 11 Nov 2016 Harral Security Wheeler Building 1115 Main Street / Bridgeport, CT Along with our compelling panel discussion, we'll have…
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Offerings: Exhibition of works by Prof. Karen Wheeler

5:00–7:00 Fri 11 Nov 2016 — City Gallery is showing art by Prof. Karen Wheeler in an exhibition entitled, Offerings. The exhibition runs from Thu 3 Nov – Sun 27 Nov. Artist's reception is 5:00–7:00 Fri 11 Nov 2016. City Gallery is at 994 State Street New Haven CT 06511 Gallery hours are Thu 4:00–7:00, Fri-Sun 12:00–4:00 or by appointment…
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UB Student Platform Certified To Fly High

Mon 29 Aug 2016 — The Space Monkey designed by SASD industrial design students and UB engineering students is set to soar at the end of August 2016. Two SASD industrial design students got scholarships to further develop their design for a remote robotic sensor set that will let young Earth-bound students engage with it from the edge of space.…
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Connecticut Art Directors Club Awards SASD Seniors; Griffith Wins Five

Thu 23 Jun 2016 — The 41st CADC Annual Awards Show brought together work by graphic designers from all over Connecticut to compete for awards from the Connecticut Art Directors Club. One of those designers was SASD’s own Terrell Griffith, graduating senior in graphic design. Terrell swept the categories with his senior thesis work, “Practice Makes Better” book and website,…
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Congratulations to Our Graduating Class of 2016

Sat 07 May 2016 — A lovely May day brought family and friends to see over 1200 UB students graduating. Here are SASD's very own: It will be great to see everyone at next year's Alumni gathering to catch up and to check out the next graduating class of SASD design students. Best of fortune and fame to you all!
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Tenth Annual SASD Design Alumni Event

Sat 30 Apr 2016 — SAVE THE DATE for the Event! Hosted by Art Landi ’74 ID & UB Trustee Please join us for an afternoon celebrating the accomplishments of David Kaiser ’76 ID, President Spark Design LLC. www.sparkdesignllc.com The reception will also include a viewing of the 2016 Senior Design Exhibition featuring work from graduating SASD students. Enjoy complimentary…
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Soares Wins Again at CT Intercollegiate Business Plan Competition

Thu 22 Apr 2016 — Design Management student, Giovana Soares, won second place and overall best executive summary in the Connecticut Intercollegiate Business Plan Competition held on April 22 in New Haven! Her app, Rise n Prize rewards users for waking up on time. Giovana’s App idea was born after her co-worker, who always comes in late to work, told…
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MPS-DM Grad Student Soares wins Top Prize in UBusiness Plan Competition

Thu 14 Apr 2016 — Design Management graduate student, Giovana Soares, won the first prize of $500 in the UBusiness Plan Competition held on Thursday April 14th in the Schelfhaudt Gallery in the Arnold Bernhard Center (ABC), home of the Shintaro Akatsu School of Design (SASD) at UB. In a 3 minute presentation, she explained the business plan for her…
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