Graphic Design

Villa Maria College’s Portfolio Day Featured on WNY Living 150 150 Villa Maria College

Villa Maria College’s Portfolio Day Featured on WNY Living

On Monday, October 3, 2016, Villa Maria College was featured on WNY Living. John Fucile, a digital filmmaking professor, and Kristen Schober, Villa’s communications specialist, spoke about Portfolio Day, an upcoming event in which high school students have the opportunity to have their portfolios reviewed by Villa’s art faculty. You can watch the full story here.…

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Villa Maria College Reports Increase in Enrollment, Adds New Faculty 150 150 Villa Maria College

Villa Maria College Reports Increase in Enrollment, Adds New Faculty

For a second year in a row, Villa Maria College has reported a positive growth in its enrollment. The incoming class grew by 8% from the previous year, increasing the College’s total enrollment to nearly 600 students. This growth is attributed to the successful implementation of the College’s Visionary Plan, which led to the launch…

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Villa Maria Graphic Design Students Place First, Second & Third at the Don Nichols Scholarship Competiton 150 150 Villa Maria College

Villa Maria Graphic Design Students Place First, Second & Third at the Don Nichols Scholarship Competiton

Each year, the Advertising Club of Buffalo hosts the Don Nichols Scholarship Competition. The contest provides an opportunity for Western New York’s design, writing, communications, illustration, photography and fine arts undergraduate students to submit their work to a jury consisting of individuals who are part of the local creative community. The competition promotes creativity by…

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Villa Students Win Big at 2016 ADDYs 150 150 Villa Maria College

Villa Students Win Big at 2016 ADDYs

On March 6, Western New York’s most esteemed advertising professionals gathered in the Statler to celebrate their hard work at the ADDY Awards. The ADDY Awards are the advertising industry’s largest competition and they are awarded in recognition of the creative spirit of excellence in the art of advertising. According to the Advertising Club of Buffalo, a record 500 professional…

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Skald Wins 2015 National Award for Design 570 780 Villa Maria College

Skald Wins 2015 National Award for Design

Villa Maria College’s annual literary and arts magazine Skald was awarded the 2015 National Program Directors’ Prize in the Design category from the Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP). This is the first year the journal produced by students, faculty, and staff at Villa has received this honor. Judging the competition in the design category was Reece Quinones of George…

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Three Students Win in the Don Nichols Scholarship Competition 150 150 Villa Maria College

Three Students Win in the Don Nichols Scholarship Competition

Villa students took home a number of the awards in the annual Don Nichols Scholarship competition for the second year in a row. Jessica Massaker ’17 won 1st place, Jessica Puskar ’16 won 3rd place, and Samantha Lonczak ’17 received an honorable mention. The Don Nichols Scholarship competition awards promising communications students financial help for their…

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SKALD 2014 Wins Silver in National Magazine Awards 570 780 Villa Maria College

SKALD 2014 Wins Silver in National Magazine Awards

For the second year in a row, Skald, Villa Maria College’s annual student magazine, was awarded a 2014 Silver Crown in the College Magazine category by The Columbia Scholastic Press Association. The national magazine awards were announced during the College Media Convention on Friday, March 13, in New York City. There were ten finalists competing…

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Villa Wins Six at 2015 ADDY Awards 500 281 Villa Maria College

Villa Wins Six at 2015 ADDY Awards

Villa Maria College took home six awards in the 2015 Western New York ADDY Awards, organized by the Advertising Club of Buffalo, during an event at the Tralf Music Hall on Main Street, on Friday night. Graphic Design students took home five student awards, while SKALD, the college’s student magazine, won a professional Gold ADDY.…

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Graphic Design Students Awarded Portfolio Scholarships 150 150 Villa Maria College

Graphic Design Students Awarded Portfolio Scholarships

The Advertising Club of Buffalo awarded two $500 scholarships at their Student Saturday Portfolio Review event on Saturday, April 12 in the Villa Maria College Library. Both scholarship winners are Graphic Design students at Villa. Aziza Abdul-Alim ’16 won first place, and Leah Alles ’15 took home second place. The runner-up was a student from RIT.…

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Villa Students Sweep Scholarship Competition 150 150 Villa Maria College

Villa Students Sweep Scholarship Competition

Jessica Puskar, Lucy Norton, Ali Casarsa, and Grace Gruarin, all students of Villa Maria College’s Graphic Design program, took home all four awards in the Don Nichols Scholarship competition. The Advertising Club of Buffalo administers the annual competition, and announced the winners on April 11. The Don Nichols Scholarship competition awards promising communications students financial help…

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