­­Kazuji Akatsu and Shintaro Akatsu Visit SASD

Tue 11 Apr 2017 — SASD, the students, and faculty all welcome the Akatsu family on their return visit to the Shintaro Akatsu School of Design at the University of Bridgeport. The occasion is for the University of Bridgeport’s Honorary Degree Ceremony for Mr. ­­­­­­­­­Kazuji Akatsu, father of Trustee Shintaro Akatsu, that will be held on Tuesday, April 11 beginning…
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2017 UB Alumni Art Show

5:30 –7:30 Thu 6 Apr 2017 — The University of Bridgeport presents its sixth annual “Alumni Art Show,” on view from April 6 to April 16 at the Shelfhaudt Gallery in the Arnold Bernhard Center, 84 Iranistan Avenue, Bridgeport. Members of the community are warmly invited to a free opening reception on Thursday, April 6, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30…
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2017 Annual CADC Graphic Design Conference Announced

9:30–3:00 Sat 8 Apr 2017 — The Connecticut Directors Art Club (CADC) is proud to present the 2017 Connecticut Art Director's Club Student Conference and Monica Wolff & Randall Smith Scholarship Competition for students in visual communications, graphic design, new media, illustration and photography programs. It is a fantastic opportunity to hear first hand the real-life perspectives on creative careers…
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PR&Ad GD & MCom Stus Present to BRBC

Tue 25 Apr 2017 — Professor Susan Katz's PR & Advertising class will present their campaign for the Bridgeport Regional Business Council to the BRBC Tuesday 25 April 2017 in the Arnold Bernhard Center's DuPont Tower Room. The course joins SASD Graphic Design students with Mass Communications students to produce a yearly campaign for real-world clients. Prof Katz writes: Please…
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2017 IDSA Award goes to… Areum Song!

Tue 21 Mar 2017 — Areum Song is SASD's IDSA award winner for 2017! Presentations and judging were held in ABC (Arnold Bernhard Center) with an audience of over 50 students, faculty, and professional industrial designers. From a field of talented senior designers, Areum Song was selected to represent SASD in the annual regional competition, held this year Fri–Sat 31…
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Envision Kindness Contest — SASD Takes Two

Fri 10 Feb 2017 — Two groups of SASD graphic design students together took two awards in the 2016 Envision Kindness Student Film Contest. Led by instructor Lani Asuncion, both groups garnered votes and likes to take Second ($250 / $100) and Third ($125 / $100). Message of Kindness, created by Woojoo Shin and Taiwan Kim, won Second place and…
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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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Selfies Opening Reception and Exhibition

5:00-7:00 Fri 10 Feb — Schelfhaudt Gallery. "Selfies" opened to a great crowd of local and national artists and art appreciators. Stop by the Schelfhaudt Gallery weekdays 11:00–4:00 and Saturday 12:00–4:00 123 ABC Arnold Bernhard Gallery to experience the exhibition. Until Fri 8 Apr. 84 Iranistan Avenue Bridgeport, CT 06604
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48-Hour Repack Challenge Results

7:00pm–7:00pm Fri–Sun 27–29 Jan 2017 — Colin Drost reporting. To start off the 48 hour repack we started ideating by sketching thumb nails. Then an hour later we hung the sketches on a wall and explained our ideas to the whole group. After that we broke off in to slightly smaller groups and then decided who wanted to design which…
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