Archives: May 2017

SAA Preparing to Graduate Largest Class to Date

SAA is preparing to graduate its largest class to date. Eighty-two students will be accepting an Associate Degree of Applied Business in Advertising Art June 4 at the Dayton Masonic Center. These students are graduating with an essential combination of skills in graphic design, web design, video and motion design, photography, and illustration. They’ve also…

SAA Instructor named Educator of the Year at AAF-Dayton’s 2017 Mercury Awards

Staff and faculty of the School of Advertising Art received recognition at the AAF Dayton’s 2017 Mercury Awards held on May 16. The awards honor advertising professionals in sales, support, media, and education. Named Educator of the Year was SAA motion and video instructor Kelly Mercer. “I am super grateful for all the students I’ve…

2017 Honors Graduates

SAA will be celebrating the top ten students in the Class of 2017 at the annual SAA Honors Luncheon. The event will be held at the Dayton Racquet Club on Saturday, May 20. The top ten students in the Class of 2017 are: Anna Beneke, Megan Miller, Jake Rhinehart, Caleb Ritter, Caitlin Burton, Brook Albers, Emily Imke, Jessica Cox, Anne Hertenstein, and Hunter Rupp. The…

SAA Vice President, Nathan Summers, accepts new position

­­Nathan Summers, School of Advertising Art vice president of student affairs, has accepted the position of school manager at the Antioch School in Yellow Springs, Ohio. Nathan has served as the chair on the board of the Antioch School for four years. His final day at the School of Advertising Art will be July 31.…

Pinchflat: Bike Poster Blowout

Pinchflat: Bike Poster Blowout, a Columbus based event, intertwines the cycling and arts communities. Posters from 30 local artists are being sold at a cost of $30/ea. The posters each have 30 prints that can be purchased at Paradise Garage. SAA proudly has three second-year students who participated in this year’s event. Aryn Landes, Sean…

Externships | Class of 2017

SAA’s Class of 2017 began the week at externships across the country. Eighty-two second-year students are advancing toward graduation by participating in SAA’s four-week externship program. SAA’s Director of Career Services, Sara Farr, works directly with both students and employers to solidify professional connections. The externship program requirement provides students with real-world experience while giving…