2017 VCD Honors Exhibition
The Kent State University School of Visual Communication Design (VCD) celebrated our talented students during the second annual Honors Exhibition on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. The Best of Show winner received a $200 award, and top-honor mentions were presented in design, illustrati...
Colloquium 3.3 at Kent State University on March 11, 2017
Colloquium 3.3: Kent State University Register for this event  In previous years, Design Incubation has always been held on the east coast, so the...
School of Visual Communication Design Student Will Scharlott (second from left) interned at Facebook in Menlo Park, Calif., where he worked as a content strategy intern. He played a role in further developing Facebook Messenger.
Gaining relevant experience in students’ fields of study before graduation makes them more marketable to employers and gives them a leg up on the competition. While most students complete one or two internships in college, others go above and beyond. Senior visual communication...
The work of assistant professor Christopher Darling of the School of Visual Communication Design has recently been nationally recognized and selected for inclusion in the New York Society of Illustrators (SOI) annual publication and exhibition.
Prolific playwright Tennessee Williams once said, “America has three great cities: New York, San Francisco, and New Orleans. Everywhere else is Cleveland.” These words served as inspiration to illustrator Christopher Darling as he completed one of many special projects he has wo...
Hagedorn Gallery
The Kent State School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) has completed renovations to the Wallace J. Hagedorn Gallery on the third floor of Franklin Hall. The new renovations help the School showcase student work that has been produced, thanks to the Hagedorn Photojournal...
Newsweek October 28 Issue - Cover by Wesley Bedrosian
Wesley Bedrosian, VCD alumnus, creates a fun Trump portrait for the October 28, 2016 issue of Newsweek. The talented Bedrosian has worked with several prestigi...
The College of Communication and Information incorporates global curricula into all of its programs.
The Kent State University College of Communication and Information (CCI) has named Stephanie Smith its director of global initiatives as part of its professional-in-residence program. Smith will continue to teach in both the Schools of Communication Studies and Journalism and Mas...
Guests view posters on display at "Type as/and Image" exhibition.
Assistant professor Aoife Mooney and associate professor Jillian Coorey of the School of Visual Communication Design hosted an opening reception for students in the VCD Advanced Typography courses on Oct. 6. The poster exhibition, called "Type as/and Image," is located in the Art...
hEar Pixels is what happens when a designer and a DJ hip hop artist join forces to investigate ‘conversation as an object.’
School of Visual Communication Design (VCD) assistant professor Jessica Barness originally created "Letters to X," an interface that allows users to create correspondences using handwritten words, but the project transformed into a vinyl record entitled "hEar Pixels" with the he...
Just weeks ago, Kent State welcomed new students to campus for its fall semester, but two incoming freshmen in the College of Communication and Information have already made their mark in their chosen fields of study. As students at Reynoldsburg High School in Columbus, Ohio, Ta...

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