Student News

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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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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SASD Students Envision Kindness

Envision Kindness Student Film Contest Voting [Until Dec. 16th] SASD students in Prof. Lani Asuncion's 4D Time Base Media course have submitted videos in the Envision Kindness Student Film Contest. The competition welcomes online votes for the best short video that Envisions Kindness. Winners will be announced on our Facebook and Twitter sites in January 2017. Here is the list…
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Graphic Design Seniors at Odds & Ends

11:30–4:30 Fri 9 Dec 2016 — All 17 Graphic Design seniors with faculty member Chair of Graphic Design Emily Larned will have a table at the Odds & Ends Art Book Fair at Yale University Art Gallery on Friday 12/9, 11:30-4:30. Students will exhibit the books they created in fall 2016 on the chosen theme of "transparency." Professor Larned will…
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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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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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