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Convergence Workshop highlights ID Junior Irving Heredia

Wed 4 Feb 2015 — SASD juniors took part in a flash (literally, really) workshop with counterparts from Chosun University in SASD's studios. Students used Arduino and LED components to make indicators that can be built into wearable items such as shirts,jackets, or hats. Irving Heredia gets profiled in depth, with more on the workshop, at the
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SASD Social

Wed 18 Jan 2015 — SASD goes Social! Connect with SASD on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram to stay updated on latest happenings. Join in the conversation with fellow students, get access to useful articles related to design and upcoming competitions that you could enter and win!
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Dale Shepard, SASD ID Junior, Featured in Knightlines

UPDATE: Dale is featured in the University's Knightlines alumni magazine — see and read a PDF about his experience with PENSOLE! 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…
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Web Design FTW!

Wed 20 Aug 2014 — Two SASD graphic design students, sophomore (now junior) Terrell Griffith and senior (now graduated) Jake Cummings, won honors in the third annual Above the Fold Student Web Design Competition. | in new window » Held annually, AFSWDC honors students whose achievements in designing for the Web go beyond the basics to excellence in the new…
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Vanessa Strubbe, SASD ID student, makes the Times

Tue 29 July 2014 — Vanessa Strubbe, a senior Industrial Design student at SASD, is helping make a difference and the NYTimes noticed. She's working with a team to invent new and inexpensive ways to give growing but disabled children furniture that they can use to meet their peers at eye level or to supplement weakened posture. As the children…
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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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SASD Seniors and Alumni Exhibit at Wanted Design NYC

16–19 May 2014 NYCxDESIGN in NYC — SASD Industrial Design seniors, Kelsey Day, Mackenzie Day and Carmine Esposito and alumni David Clarkin and Evan Anderson, joined by junior Geoffrey Perman, exhibited their best work this year at Wanted Design 2014.More » WantedDesign is a premier creative destination for the international design community during NYCxDESIGN in NYC every May.More » WantedDesign…
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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 Design 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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2 SASD Students Win Ad Club of CT 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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