Awards

SASD Wins at CADC 2015

Sat 25 Apr 2015 — At Saturday's Connecticut Art Directors Club (CADC) annual student conference, two SASD students took home half of the awards. SASD '16 Terrell Griffith (second from left, above) won the Portfolio Scholarship for Graphic Design, and SASD '15.5 Hacksung Lee (at far right, above) took home an Honorable Mention for Illustration. The 2015 Connecticut Art Director's…
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SASD Interior Design team takes first in research competition

Fri 27 Mar 2015 — Three SASD interior design students took first place in the UB Faculty Research Day's student poster competition. Luke DeRosa was lead author, with Talissa Traverso and Savari Divine. Their poster is titled "Building Green" sustainability is a concept of great concern in current day. Data suggesting our lack of sustainability has already begun wreaking havoc…
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2015 48-hour repack challenge top ten!

Tue 24 Mar 2015 — SASD junior graphic designers Terrell Griffith, Joe Giampaoli, Michael Christiano, and TJ Sallah submitted their Band+Aid repack concept, model (above), and video to the 2015 48 Hour Re-Pack Student Design Competition: SASD 48 Hour Re-pack » and placed in the top ten of all teams nationwide. Final top three will be revealed at the IoPP…
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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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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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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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