Communicating Risk Class graphic
Communication has shaped the way the world has reacted to the coronavirus pandemic. This fall 2020, Kent State is offering a new course that will examine risk communication through the lens of pandemics and other global crises. “Communicating Risk: Global Pandemics and Crises.”
Painting of bird etc. by Larrie King
Troppus Projects, a locally owned independent art space in downtown Kent, Ohio, will be hosting new works by Kent State Assistant Professor of Design Larrie King. The exhibition, titled “Line of Sight: 2020,” is a continuation of a series of mixed-media paintings completed by Kin...
Sarah Reidlinger, presenting at FlashLab contest
The opportunities provided to Sarah Riedlinger, ’20, as a visual communication design major at Kent State allowed her to channel her creativity and life-long passions into her independent project, Point Verity, a single-player, story-driven video game and “passion project” of her...
Jamison Darling
This winter at Kent State, an art show and featured speaker on mental health will honor the life and legacy of assistant professor and artist Christopher Darling, who died June 2018. The events will take place Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020, hosted by the School of Visual Communication...
The School of Visual Communication Design at Kent State University has named Daniel Alenquer to the position of Director as of July 1.
The School of Visual Communication Design would like to recognize those students who have been awarded scholarships for the upcoming 2019-2020 academic year. These scholarships are awarded to students who show promise in the field of visual communication design.
Kent State students Noah Lewchenko and Ashley Heilman presented an integrated marketing campaign at Subaru's headquarters and took second place in the national Effie Collegiate competition.
Kent State has placed in the top tier of the Effie Collegiate Brand Challenge from 2019-21 and in 2016. This competition gave students the chance to work with well-known brands like Subaru, Bose and V8. In 2019, advertising students earned second place for creating a marketing ca...
Students in Nigeria
An interdisciplinary team of Kent State University faculty will participate in a $13.3 million USAID grant to improve educational outcomes for Nigerian children, seeking to reach 200 schools and improve the teaching skills of over 5,000 teachers while impacting 200,000 students.
ISTD Assessment
Each year, the International Society of Typographic Designers (ISTD) — the authoritative body for typography worldwide — assesses and evaluates visual communicators’ work. For the past three years, Kent State’s School of Visual Communication Design (VCD) has hosted the North Amer...
VCD Professor Douglas Goldsmith
Enter the new magical world of “Zed,” and discover the work of a fine artist, professional illustrator and painter. Doug Goldsmith is an assistant professor in the School of Visual Communication Design at Kent State. Goldsmith was invited to collaborate on a new video game, “Zed...

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