Awards

ID Students Win Again at NY International Auto Show Safety Competition

Sat 13 Apr 2017 — SASD Junior Industrial Design Students win three out five prizes at NY International Auto Show on April 13, 2017 World Traffic Safety Symposium Designs for Safety Competition. Prizes went to Kristopher Fujii $2500 2nd Place, Dina Inga $1250 3rd Place, and David Jurado $1250 4th Place. The three winning designs are as follows: Kristopher Fujii…
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Kazuji Akatsu Day in Bridgeport and at UB

Tue 11 Apr 2017 — Bridgeport, SASD, and UB welcomed our benefactor and trustee, Shintaro Akatsu, and his father, Kazuji Akatsu, to the Arnold Bernhard Center on the UB campus for a pleasant day of presentations and tours. In the Schelfhaudt Gallery Stephen Healey, UB Provost, opened a session of presentations with opening remarks, and introduced Neil Salonen, UB President,…
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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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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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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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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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SASD Wins at 2015 Auto Show

Fri 10 Apr 2015 — Three SASD industrial design students won big at the New York International Auto Show at the Javitts Center. Runya Sun, an industrial design major at the Shintaro Akatsu School of Design (SASD) at the University of Bridgeport, won the Grand Prize at the 2015 New York International Auto Show today and two other SASD students…
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