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A classroom in the newly renovated Taylor Hall on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017.

VCD Senior Show to show work of seniors’ college careers virtually and in Taylor Hall

Austin Monigold reporter April 24, 2021

Character designs, typography art and more will be displayed at the end of the month online and on the walls of Taylor Hall in a space organized and designed by VCD students. Seniors in the School of...

CCI Dean Amy Reynolds (left), CCI Student Recruitment Specialist Debra Lamm (top right) and CCI Assistant Dean Matt Rollyson (bottom right).

Arts, Communication and Information undergraduate programs see decrease in spring enrollment

Kaitlyn Finchler Reporter March 22, 2021

The effects of COVID-19 have led some students to take a semester off and some have considered other options, overall leading some programs to see a decrease in enrollment. The College of Communication...

The Mill District mural by Emily Anne Buckingham and Joshua Bentley located at 300 N. Water St.

Kent Walking Tour highlights public art downtown

Brynne Mann Reporter March 19, 2021

The sky was full of dark gray clouds and raindrops sprinkled the sidewalk outside. Despite the weather, a young blonde woman stood between two buildings staring at a landscape painting of the same area. The...

Image of Thor done by Chad Lewis that was featured at San Diego Comic-Con. 

Comic book art offers hero-worthy skills for VCD students

Austin Monigold Reporter March 6, 2021

For advice on storytelling through comics, students can look to Assistant Professor Chad Lewis in the School of Visual Communication Design, who has created intellectual properties that include Marvel...

Left: Moores senior photo in the 1973 Chestnut Burr yearbook. Middle: A headshot of Moore used in a 1994 edition of the Daily Kent Stater. At that point, he was 43 years old and the acting chairman of the Department of Pan-African Studies. Right: Moore’s most recent Kent State headshot. 

KSU community mourns E. Timothy Moore, leader who upheld tradition of empowering Black students

Lyndsey Brennan, The Kent Stater Alex Gray, UHURU Magazine February 23, 2021

E. Timothy Moore, associate dean emeritus in Kent State’s College of Arts and Sciences and emeritus professor of Pan-African Studies, died unexpectedly on Feb. 1 from an aortic dissection, a tear in...

Advanced typography project begins for Visual Communication Design

Lauren Garczynski September 29, 2017

In the School of Visual of Communication Design’s advanced typography class, four letters will occupy the minds of students until April: ISTD.The project is not as simple as those letters suggest, however....

Sophomore review keeps students in the dark

Latisha Ellison April 29, 2016

Sophomore review is a crucial milestone in a visual communication design (VCD) student’s college career; however, the criteria for passing is the school of VCD’s best kept secret.Sophomore review is...

VCD students trade in sleep for a good cause

Julia Kerchenski November 9, 2014

Visual communication design students met on the fourth floor of the library for a 24 hour design blitz at Kent State University’s first CreateAthon. The Kent State chapter of the American Institute...

VCD students to design projects for nonprofits at 24-hour CreateAthon

Julia Kerchenski November 3, 2014

Visual Communication Design students will participate in a CreateAthon to create finished design pieces within a 24-hour period on Friday, Nov. 7 and 8 on the fourth floor of the University Library.The...

Sanda Katila is the College of Visual Communication Design’s new Interim Director

Sanda Katila named Acting Interim Director of VCD

Julia Kerchenski September 7, 2014

Sanda Katila was named the College of Visual Communication Design’s new interim director as of July 2014. Katila began her time at Kent State as a graduate student and has since been a part of Kent...

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Visual Communication Design showcases BFA seniors

Heather Inglis April 8, 2014

Watching hard work pay off can be very rewarding for college students as they approach graduation.  In the School of Visual Communication Design, the 32 bachelor of fine arts upcoming graduates will get...

Photo courtesy of Kent State University.

Kent State takes steps to name CCI interim dean

Nicholas Sewell March 9, 2014

Stanley Wearden, the current dean of the College of Communications and Information, announced last week that he would be retiring from his position as the dean of CCI in order to become the provost and...

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