Even as the class of 2015 has graduated, the awards that this talented group has achieved continue to come in. The PhilaU Graphic Design program is pleased to report that several Graphic Design Communication graduates have earned the prestigious award of Semifinalist in the 2015 Adobe Design Achievement Awards. These students—now alumni—have continued the rich tradition of having their excellent work recognized in juried, peer-reviewed international and national design competitions and publications. For the fifth year in a row—and sixth out of the last seven recent years—student work from the PhilaU Graphic Design Communication program has been included in the Adobe Design Achievement Awards, the most prestigious student design competition in the world for students working in Graphic Design, Digital/Interactive Design, Animation, Illustration, Package Design, and Photography.Lindsay Birch was recognized as a Semifinalist in the Print Communication category with two projects: the Design for Greater Good project produced in the Design 7 course and her Capstone project both taught by Adjunct Professor Bob Warkulwiz.
Elizabeth Dell was recognized as a Semifinalist in the Print Communication category with her Couch Tomato project from the Corporate Identity course taught by Adjunct Professor Rose DiSanto. Sarah Driban was recognized as a Semifinalist in the Print Communication category with her National Constitution Center Industry Sponsored Civic Holidays System Design project produced in the Design 7 course taught by Professor Frank Baseman. And Jessica Eversmeyer was recognized as a Semifinalist in the Print Communication category with her Capstone project, BROD, produced in the course taught by Associate Professor Maribeth Kradel-Weitzel. Congratulations to the students and faculty.