we design — SASD Senior Graphic Design Professional Preview 2016

Thu 28 Apr 2016 — The graduating class of 2016 invites industry professionals from Agencies, Design Firms, Brands and Companies seeking emerging talent from our SASD, University of Bridgeport Senior Class. Students will be ready to engage, eager for show and tell, and looking to join the design world. We will also have a select group of Juniors and Sophomores…
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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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SASD Students Finalists in Annual 48 Hour RePack Competition

2016 — Two teams of industrial and graphic design students were among ten finalist teams in the annual 48 hour Re-Pack competition for 2016. Re-Pack challenges students to reformulate packaging to better serve the product and to increase recycling and reduce waste in packages. In January 2016, two SASD at UB teams submitted solutions to packaging problems and each judged…
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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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GD Senior Kilburn Takes Illustration Prize

Fri 15 Apr 2016 — Senior graphic design student Eric Kilburn took first prize in Grand Circle Gallery's 5th Annual Student Travel Poster Design Competition. The travel poster assignment and competition is part of SASD professor Rick McCollum's Illustration class. Based on the assignment — to capture the essence of the chosen destination’s culture — the judges selected the top…
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2016 Annual IDSA Merit Awards

Tues 12 Apr 2016 — The annual IDSA (Industrial Designers Society of America) awards for outstanding work by senior industrial design students were presented on Tuesday evening in ABC. Presentations of student work were made by students and faculty in the Schelfhaudt Gallery, followed by discussions by the jury to award the best work. Judges from the NYC and CT…
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Meet Three Graphic Design Students

March 2016 — Download PDFs from three graphic design students who put together sample sheets of their recent work and told their stories of how they got interested in graphic design and found their passion for making design at SASD. Graphic Design — Class of 2016 I was born and raised in Bridgeport. So, when I heard that the Shintaro…
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Design Management Students Win Big at 2016 Faculty Research Day

Apr 2016 – UB Faculty Research Day is a premiere academic event on campus, providing a venue at which the diverse array of research undertaken over the past academic year, by faculty and students is showcased. It is an opportunity to show innovative ideas from the school of Arts and Sciences, School of Business, School of Education, School of Engineering,…
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