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Doug Goldsmith, an assistant professor in the School of Visual Communication Design at Kent State, critiques student work during a class in the Art Building.
Doug Goldsmith, an assistant professor in the School of Visual Communication Design at Kent State, critiques student work during a class in the Art Building.
Students work on a design project in the Art Building.
Students work on a design project in the Art Building.
Chris Ransom, an associate professor in Kent State's School of Visual Communication Design, reviews student work during a photo illustration class.
Chris Ransom, an associate professor in Kent State's School of Visual Communication Design, reviews student work during a photo illustration class.
Assistant professor Jillian Lindner works with a student on a visual design project.
Assistant professor Jillian Lindner works with a student on a visual design project.
Professor Jerry Kalback critiques student work during a visual communication design class in the Art Building.
Professor Jerry Kalback critiques student work during a visual communication design class in the Art Building.
  • Doug Goldsmith, an assistant professor in the School of Visual Communication Design at Kent State, critiques student work during a class in the Art Building.
  • Students work on a design project in the Art Building.
  • Chris Ransom, an associate professor in Kent State's School of Visual Communication Design, reviews student work during a photo illustration class.
  • Assistant professor Jillian Lindner works with a student on a visual design project.
  • Professor Jerry Kalback critiques student work during a visual communication design class in the Art Building.

VCD, Recognized as a Top-Ranked School

Julie Battaglia | 02/15/2011
Kent State University’s School of Visual Communication Design (VCD) was recently featured as a “Top-Ranked Communications Design School” by the popular “how-to” website, eHow.com.

eHow.com is the British-based, online community dedicated to providing visitors with “the ability to research, share and discuss solutions and tips for completing day-to-day tasks and projects. We combine the experiential knowledge of certified experts with the practical knowledge of everyday people to help you discuss, plan, and complete projects.”
 
Along with Kent State VCD, eHow.com listed Carnegie Mellon University, Virginia Commonwealth University and Pratt Institute as leading communications design schools.
 
VCD is Kent State’s fourth largest major and provides students with professional preparation, development of conceptual and aesthetic skills, a knowledge of design history, basis for individual style and the transformation of theory into practice.
 
The school is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, an achievement that is gained only through a rigorous review process of accreditation. It is also recognized as a Center of Excellence among Ohio universities by the Ohio Board of Regents.
 
VCD is home to Glyphix, an award-winning student-staffed design studio. The studio provides a professional atmosphere, both in philosophy and physical space, where exceptional student designers develop creative solutions for real-world design projects.
 
Kent State offers a variety of different degrees in visual communication design, including a Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts and Fine Arts, a Master of Arts and Fine Arts and a distinctive combination Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts degree.

For more information on Kent State’s School of Visual Communication Design, visit http://vcd.kent.edu/
or call 330-672-7856.

To see eHow.com’s complete list of “Top-Ranked Communications Design Schools,” visit http://www.ehow.co.uk/info_7864182_topranked-communications-design-schools.html.

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