Visual Communication Design Department Awards

The Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Visual Communication Design Program has been established to recognize a student who has contributed to the visual communication design program by contributing time, energy and support to faculty and other students when needed, who has consistently led by example, and who has regularly helped others by offering advice, support, encouragement, and assistance. The recipient of this award is selected by vote of the students in the program.

The Visual Communication Design Department Achievement Award recognizes a visual communication design student who has exhibited significant growth and development throughout his or her course of study, through dedication and hard work, and who has achieved confidence and maturity in meeting challenges related to the field. The recipient of this award is selected by vote of the advanced design faculty.

The Visual Communication Design Department Award for Excellence has been established to recognize an outstanding visual communication design student who has exhibited exceptional design and creative problem-solving abilities, effective communication skills, outstanding overall academic performance, and who has consistently embraced challenges and cultivated multidisciplinary skills (such as technological competency, confidence in presenting, and risk-taking independence) that are vital to the success of any designer. The recipient of this award is selected by vote of the faculty.