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Kent State Listed as Top-Ranked Communications Design School

Posted Feb. 11, 2011

Kent State University’s School of Visual Communication Design (VCD) was recently featured as a “Top-Ranked Communications Design School” by the popular “how-to” website, eHow.com.

Photo from Kent State's School of Visual Communication DesigneHow.com is the British-based, online community dedicated to providing visitors with “the ability to research, share and discuss solutions and tips for completing day-to-day tasks and projects. We combine the experiential knowledge of certified experts with the practical knowledge of everyday people to help you discuss, plan, and complete projects.”

Along with Kent State VCD, eHow.com listed Carnegie Mellon University, Virginia Commonwealth University and Pratt Institute as leading communications design schools.
 
VCD is Kent State’s fourth largest major and provides students with professional preparation, development of conceptual and aesthetic skills, a knowledge of design history, basis for individual style and the transformation of theory into practice.
 
The school is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, an achievement that is gained only through a rigorous review process of accreditation. It is also recognized as a Center of Excellence among Ohio universities by the Ohio Board of Regents.
 
VCD is home to Glyphix, an award-winning student-staffed design studio. The studio provides a professional atmosphere, both in philosophy and physical space, where exceptional student designers develop creative solutions for real-world design projects.
 
Kent State offers a variety of different degrees in visual communication design, including a Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts and Fine Arts, a Master of Arts and Fine Arts and a distinctive combination Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts degree.

For more information on Kent State’s School of Visual Communication Design, visit http://vcd.kent.edu/ or call 330-672-7856.

To see eHow.com’s complete list of “Top-Ranked Communications Design Schools,” visit http://www.ehow.co.uk/info_7864182_topranked-communications-design-schools.html.

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Photo Caption:
Doug Goldsmith, an assistant professor in Kent State University’s School of Visual Communication Design, conducts a review of student work during a class session in the Art Building. Kent State’s School of Visual Communication Design was recently featured as a “Top-Ranked Communications Design School” by the popular “how-to” website, eHow.com.

Media Contacts:
Jennifer Kramer, jlkramer@kent.edu, 330-672-1960
AnnMarie Leblanc, aleblanc@kent.edu, 330-672-7856
Emily Vincent, evincen2@kent.edu, 330-672-8595