Graphic Design

Vaughn Fender

Vaughn is a very talented designer and illustrator who loves making hand drawn lettering and zines. He works at small agency Taylor Design in Stamford, but also accepts many freelance assignments and creates self-initiated projects (including the art/design magazine Peculiar Bliss http://www.peculiarbliss.com/). As a rather-recent Hartford Art School graduate, Vaughn will offer our students insight on possible pathways after graduation.…
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CADC Student Conference comes to SASD

CADC Student Conference comes to SASD

The Connecticut Directors Art Club is proud to present the 2012 Student Conference and Scholarship Competition for students in visual communications, graphic design, new media, illustration, and photography programs. It is a fantastic opportunity for students to hear real-life perspectives on creative careers. The Conference features five 30 minute presentations from leading design professionals offering advice and inspiration. Topics will…
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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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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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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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