Awards

SASD Student Wins ASID Prize

The ASID Challenge 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 students win ParkFest Furniture-Design Competition

Two teams of student designers from the Shintaro Akatsu School of Design (SASD) at the University of Bridgeport have won ParkFEST Furniture Design Competition by creating outdoor seating and other structures that will be used by the City of New Haven park system. Sean Evelich and Josh Sikora, both 19-year-old industrial design majors, beat out more than two dozen teams,…
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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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2010: SASD junior Diego Moreno Received an Honorable Mention at the PAVE the Way 3D Challenge

More than 100 college students enrolled in store design, interior design,visual merchandising, and industrial design programs across the United States submitted designs to the highly competitive PAVE Challenge. Interior Design student Moreno was among just 12 finalists who qualified for the final rounds of the competition, which was held from March 10-12 in Las Vegas. PAVE’s Education Committee this year…
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2010: SASD Student, Abigail Zambon, cited in the Connecticut legislature’s annual College Academic Day

For her academic achievement, UB chose Abigail Zambon, senior in Graphic Design, for citation in the Connecticut legislature’s annual College Academic Day. She and students from colleges and universities throughout Connecticut were presented with certificates and were introduced to the House of Representatives as “Connecticut’s next leaders” by Rep. Richard Roy in a ceremony in the State Capitol Building.
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2009: Student Health Services Center Poster Campaign

Students of the Junior graphic design studio designed series of posters for the UB Student Health Center. Taking top prizes were Jillmon Selevarajan, for his Prevent STDs series; Daniel Walsh, for his Fight the Flu series; and Ravin Iasiello, for her Prevent STDs series. The posters will be produced and placed on campus in prominent locations. Prizes of 50 and…
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