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Baseman on Design Thinking and Entrepreneurship Panel at Penn State Startup Week

Program Director and Professor of Graphic Design Communication Frank Baseman was invited to participate on a panel discussion on Design Thinking and Entrepreneurship during Penn State Startup Week at (his alma mater) Penn State University, University Park campus. The panel was moderated by Kelleann Foster, Director of the Stuckeman School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture at Penn State. Frank was joined on the panel by Maggie Hanson, Visiting Assistant Professor, Landscape Architecture, Penn State University; and Dan Rowland, Creative Director of Rowland Creative, State College, PA.

Alum Ronnie Alley at Adobe San Fran

Adobe was looking for ways to increase their online presence and drive user engagement for their online portfolio website, Behance. The solution they came up with was a weekly design stream that would be shot live, where anyone watching from around the world could tune in and interact with the featured designers. Each week would focus on a different field in design; be it graphic design, illustration, typography, UI/UX, etc. The designer’s that Adobe chose to feature on these live streams would come from a wide array of backgrounds and levels of experience. Alum Ronnie Alley (2016) was recently fortunate enough to be approached by Adobe to be one of their featured designers during a week focusing on graphic design.

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New Impressions 2018

Professor and Program Director Frank Baseman was honored to be included in the upcoming exhibition, New Impressions 2018, with a recent letterpress print. 

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Graphic Design Discovery Day 2018 and Real World Jefferson Graphic Design Alumni Event

The Graphic Design Communication program proudly welcomed back a stellar lineup of alums at the annual Real World 2018 Jefferson Graphic Design Alumni event. The seats were packed in the DEC Center Forum with prospective students and parents attending the Graphic Design Discovery Day, as well as current students (regardless that their attendance was required!) to hear the “pearls of wisdom” offered by those that have made their way in the real world (yes, there is life after college!).

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