Herb Ruffin, African American Studies Department Chair and associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed for the WURD-FM (Philadelphia) story about the “100th anniversary of the Tulsa massacre.” Ruffin, who is an expert on Black settlements in…
VPA surface pattern design senior wins national student design competition
VPA surface pattern design senior wins national student design competitionApril 15, 2009Erica Blustesblust@syr.edu
Miranda Shilati, a senior surface pattern design major in the School of Art and Design in Syracuse University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) has won first place for fabric design in the fifth annual C2C/CITDA Design Competition sponsored by the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC), the international association for textile professionals.
Shilati’s entry, “Let Freedom Reign,” was selected from 125 entries representing 38 different institutions. Shilati will be awarded $1,000; a complimentary student registration for the 2010 AATCC International Conference; and a complimentary copy of Pantone’s Color Passport.
The C2C/CITDA Design Competition was developed by the AATCC’s Concept 2 Consumer Interest Group (C2C) and the Computer Integrated Textile Design Association (CITDA). The theme of this year’s competition was “color concepts.”For more information about the AATCC, visit http://www.aatcc.org.
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