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Communications Design Students Win in Graphic Design USA Competition
Twelve members of the communications design (CMD) Class of 2021 in the College of Visual and Performing Arts’ School of Design were named winners in Graphic Design USA’s (GDUSA) 2021 American Graphic Design Awards.
Jane Ciminera, Liran Federmann, Brie Flewelling, Fiona Gaffney, Bridget Gismondi, Sophie Hautula, Whitney Hodge, Maddie Ligenza, Henry Rose, Bridget O’Sullivan, Sloane Sexton and Kayleigh Weil were recognized for their work, created in their senior year as part of the CMD 450 Communication Design Problems course.
“All works were concepted, art directed, copywritten and designed by the students,” notes Rachel Aubrey, assistant teaching professor of CMD.
GDUSA, an information source for graphic design professionals, selected approximately 700 projects from more than 11,000 entries for the awards showcase.
Communications designers translate ideas and information through a variety of media. The School of Design’s communications design program leads to a bachelor of fine arts degree. Classes are modeled on professional practice, and students develop the ability to solve real-world problems along with a variety of skills in graphic media.