SASD Awards and Honors

Dale Shepard, SASD ID Junior, wins Pensole Scholarship to Master Class in Portland OR

Fri 18 July 2014 — Dale Shepard will study athletic footwear design in Portland Oregon on scholarship at the PENSOLE World Sneaker Championship from Monday 21 July to Friday 15 August 2014. The design course is a hands-on, 4-week intensive, global footwear design Master Class and competition created to identify and introduce aspiring designers to the art of Footwear Design…
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Three GD Wins at CADC

Three GD Wins at CADC

Three SASD junior graphic design students took prizes at the CADC (Connecticut Art Directors Club) annual portfolio meet on Saturday 20 April 2013. The annual event draws design students from all over Connecticut for a day of reviews, talks by working professionals, networking, and lunch. Both Jake Cummings and Kazuha Canak got honorable mention for their portfolios in graphic design.…
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SASD Students Sweep Awards at ASID Competition

SASD Students Sweep Awards at ASID Competition

Design students from Shintaro Akatsu School of Design (SASD) at the University of Bridgeport were the big winners when they were awarded all but one prize at the American Society of Interior Designers CT (ASID) Student Design Competition. ASID CT invited design students to submit entries for two categories: Residential Design and Contract Design. In the Residential Design categories, students…
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SASD Students Win CT Ad Club Billboard Competition

SASD Students Win CT Ad Club Billboard Competition

Two UB-SASD junior graphic design students won first and second places in the Advertising Club of Connecticut’s annual digital billboard competition, judged on Wednesday 27 February. Jose won First Place and $150 for his “Save a Pet” board, and Erika Ayala won Second and $50 for “Tweet About It”. Each student used their own pets as models. (And who could…
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SASD Student Wins Ad Club Award

SASD Student Wins Ad Club Award

Melissa Matos is the recipient of an award from the Advertising Club of Connecticut for her logo for the UB Music Department. The project was completed under the direction of Prof. Gary Munch. The brief was to typify the University of Bridgeport’s music program, a program within the School of Arts and Sciences. Ms Matos took a primarily typographic approach…
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SASD Student Wins ASID Prize

SASD Student Wins ASID Prize

The ASID Chalengel was to design an exhibit for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum in Cleveland to commemorate an artist who has passed away. The competition was sponsored by ASID and Fabulous Floors Magazine. Danielle Anderson entry featured an exhibit for Ray Charles that was selected as the winning entry for which she will receive an award…
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SASD Industrial Design student wins Grand Prize at New York International Auto Show

A Shintaro Akatsu School of Design student from the University of Bridgeport (UB) captured the $4,000 Grand Prize at the 2011 World Traffic Safety Symposium Competition at the Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association (GNYADA) International Auto Show. The World Traffic Safety Symposium is a featured event at the annual New York International Automobile Show, which was held at the…
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