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Computer animation student senior thesis film "Jinxy Jenkins and Lucky Lou" has been awarded Best Computer Animated Short for SIGGRAPH 2015. It was was selected out of films submitted from all over the world, from both student and professional projects.
Ringling College interior design students Chelsea Brukardt and Rose Sigona both received awards from the Robert Bruce Thompson Annual Student Light Fixture Design Competition. Brukardt was awarded 1st place in the competition and Sigona won the Special Citation award, securing two of the four awards of the competition for Ringling College students.
Ringling College alumni Brandon Oldenburg and Limbert Fabian won Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Special Class Animated Program and Outstanding Directing in an Animated Program for their animated short, ‘Silent’.
"Animation Career Review" recently released its 2015 rankings of college computer animation programs and Ringling College's Computer Animation program placed at the top of the rankings for every applicable category: #1 in the South, #2 in the nation, and #2 among private schools and colleges.
"American Photo on Campus" magazine recently featured Ringling College of Art + Design student Kathryn Harrison in their new Summer issue in an article called "The Class of 2015." They also featured alumnus Ari Gabel in their Spring issue in an article called "Roads Less Taken."
Ringling College of Art and Design remains the top performing college in history in the Society of Illustrators’ Annual Student Scholarship Competition. This year, 19 entries from Ringling College were accepted into the exhibition, making the total 215 since 2008 - more than any other school!
Ringling alumni Patrick Osborne directed "Feast," which won the Academy Award for Best Short Film, Animated. "Big Hero 6" won the Oscar for Best Animated Feature Film. Led by Ringling grad Jason Figliozzi, he and 28 other Ringling alumni worked on and contributed to it's success.
Orientation for New International Students Begins
Move-In Day for All New Resident Students
New Student Orientation: Aug 13 - 16
Fall Semester Classes Begin
Faculty Professional Day - No Classes
Family Weekend: Oct. 23-25
Thanksgiving Break - No Classes Nov 25 - 29