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Graphic Design Students Win in Portfolio Review

By April 21, 2015May 19th, 2022Graphic Design

Two scholarships were awarded to Villa students at the Advertising Club of Buffalo Student Portfolio Review event on Saturday, April 12 in the Villa Maria College Library.

Graphic Design students Grace Gruarin ’16 won second place, and Carl Hunley Jr. ’17 tied for honorable mention. The first,  third place and other honorable mention winners were students from RIT. There were  30 students at the event, which also included entries from Buffalo State College, University at Buffalo, Daemen Collge, and Canisius College.

Agency art directors, academic professors, successful freelancers and many other experienced professionals reviewed student portfolios to give students feedback on their samples and presentation.

The Advertising Club of Buffalo supports and connects communications professionals in Western New York. For more information about the Advertising Club of Buffalo visit

A private, co-educational, Catholic college, Villa Maria offers students a unique experience to learn and grow with a culturally diverse student population and a growing baccalaureate culture that lives its values of truth, charity, and unity.