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    Campus Buzz Archives for 2011

    "The Monk and the Monkey" Student Animation Featured in 3D World Magazine
    January 20, 2011 - "The Monk and the Monkey", a senior thesis film by two Ringling College Computer Animation students, is featured in issue 139 of 3D World Magazine.

    Ringling College Alumnus Michael Pavlovich Launches ZBrush 4
    February 2, 2011 - Ringling College alumnus Michael Pavlovich (2005, Computer Animation) picks up where he left of on the previous ZBrush version with the release of the new ZBrush 4 DVD.

    Ringling College Ranked #1 as Most "Wired" Campus by US News & World Report
    February 10, 2011 - Ringling College was ranked #1 as the most "wired" campus in America by US News & World Report. Ringling College has 1.90 computers for every student enrolled, making it far above the national average of .14 computers for every student.

    Society of Illustrators Accepts 18 Ringling College Pieces to the 2011 Student Scholarship Competition
    February 14, 2011 -The Society of Illustrators has chosen 18 works from Ringling College students for admission into this year's Society of Illustrators Student Scholarship Competition.

    Ringling College Design Center Wins HOW Inhouse Design Awards
    February 18, 2011 - The Design Center, the in-house design studio at Ringling College of Art and Design, recently won three awards from the 2011 HOW Inhouse Design Awards. Two awards are Merit awards and the third is for outstanding achievement, which is the only educational institution to win this award.

    Ringling College Wins 56 Local ADDY® Awards
    February 24, 2011 - Ringling College once again dominated the ADDY's® by winning 56 awards from this year's local competition*. Of those 56, 16 were in the professional category and 40 were in the student category, including the Student Best of Show award by Ann Putney ('12, Advertising Design).

    Ringling Alumni Continue the Oscar Legacy
    March 7, 2011 - In 2001, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences instituted the first Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. Since 2001, Ringling College alumni have been racking up the Oscars.

    Martha Stewart Visits Ringling College of Art and Design
    March 11, 2011 - Martha Stewart's blog profiles her visit to Ringling College on Thursday, February 24 as a featured guest of the Digital Filmmaking Studio Lab in association with Future of Films, LLC.

    Ringling College Wins CASE Advancement Awards for District III
    March 17, 2011 - Ringling College was awarded several awards at the CASE District III awards ceremony this month - two Special Merit Awards and two Awards of Excellence for projects completed for the College.

    2010-2011 Best of Ringling & Senior Thesis Show Schedule
    March 25, 2011 - Below are the schedules for the Best of Ringling Show and the Ringling College Senior Thesis Show. We invite everyone to come out to visit these exciting shows and support Ringling College and this year's seniors.

    President Thompson Quoted in The Christian Science Monitor
    March 26, 2011 - Ringling College of Art and Design President, Larry R. Thompson, was quoted in an article about design by The Christian Science Monitor titled "What do Apple, GM, and P&G share? Design."

    Ringling Design Center Wins HOW International Design Award
    March 28, 2011 - The Ringling College Design Center, the College's in-house design agency, was awarded an Award of Merit by the 2011 HOW International Design Awards for their Admissions poster project.

    Ringling Fine Arts Students Participate in Community Mental Health Project
    March 30, 2011 - Ringling College Fine Arts students and Department Head Kim Russo participated in a community project, organized by the Sarasota Partnership for Children's Mental Health, in which 16 local Sarasota artists made portraits of four local families that are dealing with mental and behavioral disabilities.

    Ringling Fine Arts Alumna Chie Fueki Debuts Second Solo Exhibit at Mary Boone Gallery in New York
    April 1, 2011 - Chie Fueki, ’96 Fine Arts, recently opened her second solo exhibition at Mary Boone Gallery in New York. She has also had solo exhibitions at Shoshana Wayne Gallery in Santa Monica, California, and Bill Maynes Gallery in New York.

    Digital Filmmaking Trustee Scholar Jason Letkiewiczs Music Video Debuts at Number One on MTV.com
    April 8, 2011 - Ringling College senior and Digital Filmmaking Trustee Scholar Jason Letkiewicz directed a music video of the song 'Mindset' for his former band 'Every Avenue' which debuted at number one on MTV.com. Jason was a guitarist with Every Avenue and left the band to attend Ringling College full time.

    Andy Garcia's Visit to the Ringling College Campus Hits the News!
    April 8, 2011 - Andy Garcia's visit to Ringling College this past Tuesday, April 5, has hit the headlines, along with this group shot (courtesy of photographer Cliff Roles) of Garcia after his special presentation to students, faculty, and staff.

    Ringling College Students Awarded Intern Positions at Hallmark
    April 13, 2011 - Two Ringling College students were awarded internship positions at Hallmark this summer as part of the Hallmark's 2011 Creative Summer Internship Program.

    Werner Herzog Teaches Ringling Students with his Current Project "Death Row"
    April 15, 2011 - Werner Herzog visited the Ringling College campus last week. Even though his visit coincided with the 2011 Sarasota Film Festival, he wasn't in town for the festival; he was in town to teach the Ringling College of Art and Design Digital Film students his editing and storytelling process - which he did by using his current project "Death Row."

    Ringling College Ends 2011 Season of Digital Filmmaking Studio Lab With Andy Garcia Visit
    April 5, 2011 - Ringling College of Art and Design ended the 2011 season lineup for its Digital Filmmaking Studio Lab today with a visit from filmmaker/actor Andy Garcia.

    Ringling College ID Students Win West Florida Chapter ASID Awards
    April 21, 2011 - The West Florida Chapter of the American Society of Interior Design recently announced the winners of their 2011 Student Design Competition - and Ringling College had two winners!

    Ringling Alumnus Gets Emmy Nod for Disney Series
    May 16, 2011 - Disney series, Tasty Time with Zefronk, created by Ethan Long, '91 Illustration, has been nominated for a daytime Emmy in the category Special Class Short Format Daytime.

    Ringling College Computer Animation Thesis Film Wins Student Academy Award
    May 26, 2011 - A Ringling College student computer animation thesis film once again wins a Student Academy Award in the Animation category.

    Computer Animation Alumna Jenna Bors Wins CINE Award of Excellence
    June 1, 2011 - Ringling College computer animation alumna Jenna Bors ('10, Computer Animation) was awarded the 2011 CINE Award of Excellence for the top student film, Departure of Love.

    Ringling College Students Win National ADDYs - Two Gold and One Silver!
    June 10, 2011 - Ringling College of Art and Design today announced that three Ringling College students received 2011 National ADDY Awards in the worlds largest advertising competition run by the American Advertising Federation.

    Avner Geller and Stevie Lewis Win Ringling’s 8th Student Academy Award
    June 13, 2011 - Ringling College alumni Avner Geller ('11, Computer Animation) and Stevie Lewis (’11 Computer Animation) were awarded a Student Academy Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for their senior thesis animation, "Defective Detective".

    Ringling College Interior Design Students Win Donghia and RBT Lighting Scholarships
    July 21, 2011 - Ringling College of Art and Design Interior Design students Nicole Maulella and April White took home scholarships from the Donghia Foundation and the Robert Bruce Thompson Light Fixture Design Competition, respectively.

    "The Hollywood Reporter" Ranks Ringling College in the top 25 Film Schools in the World
    August 15, 2011 - Ringling College of Art and Design was recently named in the inaugural list of "The Hollywood Reporter's" 25 Best Film School Rankings. Coming in at number 23 of 25, Ringling College is noted as being America's Most Wired Campus where Werner Herzog teaches and students are directing commercials in their first year.

    Sarasota’s S/ART/Q Welcomes Three New Ringling College Alumni Artists
    August 25, 2011 - S/ART/Q, known for their one-of-a-kind local contemporary art events, has expanded its group for the first time ever, adding four accomplished professional artists to its mix – and three of these four new artists are Ringling College alumni. While living and working in Sarasota County, these new S/ART/Q artists provide an exciting range of creative disciplines, professionalism, and experiences.

    'Defective Dectective' Wins Independents' Film Festival Best Student Animation Award
    August 17, 2011 - Ringling College of Art and Design 2011 Computer Animation graduates Avner Geller and Stevie Lewis win the ‘Best Student Animation’ award from the Tampa Bay Art & Education Network's Independents’ Film Festival (IFF) for their Senior Thesis Film 'Defective Detective.'

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    Campus Buzz Archives for 2010

    Ringling Students Partner with "GOOD Magazine" to launch GOOD Design Sarasota
    May 24, 2010 - Students at Ringling College of Art and Design recently partnered with "GOOD Magazine" to launch GOOD Design Sarasota. Through this project, student designers worked with city officials, area business leaders, and professional artists to come up with solutions to one of our city's biggest environmental issues.

    Ringling GIC Students Win IoPP "Re-Pack" 48 HR Student Design Competition
    May 11, 2010 -Three Ringling GIC (Graphic & Interactive Communication) students placed in the top 10 in the 2010 IoPP "Re-Pack" 48 HR Student Design competition.

    Ringling Design Center Wins CASE National Circle of Excellence Awards
    June 15, 2010 - The Ringling College Design Center was awarded four CASE National Circle of Excellence Awards for pieces they designed and created for the College.

    Ringling College Fine Arts Alumna Receives Honorable Mention for International Sculpture Award
    June 30, 2010 - Ringling College Fine Arts alumna Mikaela Williams was awarded honorable mention in the 2010 Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Awards.

    Ringling College Interior Designers Win Big Awards
    July 16, 2010 - Ringling College of Art and Design Interior Design students Trang Dang and Lissette Cortez both took home scholarships from the Donghia Foundation and the Robert Bruce Thompson Light Fixture Design Competition, respectively.

    Ringling Design Center Wins National ADDY® Award
    June 15, 2010 - The Ringling College Design Center has been awarded a National Silver ADDY® Award for student-intern Yara Erazo's ('10, Graphic & Interactive Communication) piece, the 2010 Admissions Visitor's Package.

    Ringling College Design Center Wins American Inhouse Design Awards
    April 29, 2010 - The Design Center, the in-house design studio at Ringling College of Art and Design, recently won seven 2010 American Inhouse Design Awards from "Graphic Design USA."

    Rainbow Entertainment's Ed Carroll Visits Ringling College's New Digital Filmmaking Studio Lab
    April 27, 2010 - Rainbow Entertainment Services Chief Operating Officer, Ed Carroll, will visit the Ringling College campus on April 28, 2010 as part of the new Ringling College Digital Filmmaking Studio Lab series.

    Ringling Alumni Named Top 20 New Artists in "Print" Magazine
    April 16, 2010 - "Always With Honor," the studio created by Ringling alumni Tyler Lang (GIC, 2007) and Elsa Chaves (GIC, 2006), was chosen in the top 20 for "Print" magazine's New Visual Artists Review issue.

    Lynda Barry Named Ringling College 2010 Commencement Speaker
    April 13, 2010 - The Ringling College of Art and Design has named Lynda Barry, cartoonist and author, as the speaker for their 2010 commencement ceremony.

    Ringling College’s BOAD Program Features Creativity@Work Series
    April 13, 2010 – In the past year, Ringling College of Art and Design has hosted many business executives and creative leaders from high-end, well-respected companies - all as part of the new BOAD (Business of Art and Design) program's Creativity@Work Series and Visiting Creative Leaders program.

    Ringling Student Pieces Featured in "HOW Magazine"
    March 22, 2010 - Two student pieces from the Ringling College Design Center were selected to appear in "HOW Magazine’s" 'In-House Design Awards' in their February 2010 issue. "HOW's" 'In-House Design Awards' spotlights the very best work from designers in top corporations, organizations and associations.

    Ringling Student Works Chosen for Embracing Differences Project
    March 19, 2010 - Two Ringling College Fine Arts students had their work chosen for the Embracing Differences project. Only 39 total pieces were selected for the Embracing Differences project – a project designed to demonstrate the ways that diversity enriches lives.

    Ringling College Wins District III CASE Awards
    March 18, 2010 - Ringling College was awarded several awards at the 2010 CASE District III awards ceremony last month. The College won three Grand Awards, six Special Merit Awards, and two Awards of Excellence for projects completed for the College.

    Ringling College Wins 34 Local ADDY® Awards
    March 18, 2010 - Ringling College picked up more kudos by winning 34 ADDY's® from this year's local competition. Of those 34, 15 were Gold and 15 were Silver. Other awards included a Student Best of Show, Judges Choice—Best of Print, and 2 Amy Awards.

    Paul Schiff Visits Ringling College Film Lab
    March 12, 2010 – Paul Schiff visited Ringling College of Art and Design on February 18 and 19, 2010 to assist Ringling College filmmaking students in the new Digital Filmmaking Studio Lab endeavor. Schiff will be working directly with Ringling College to help develop curriculum and provide real world experience to the students.

    Ringling Alumni Help Create Academy Award Winning Films 'Avatar' and 'Up'
    March 11, 2010 - Ringling alumni are keeping close tabs to Hollywood these days – by working on Academy Award winning films. Sunday night at the Oscars, 2 films, 'Avatar' and 'Up', took home a total of 5 Academy Awards. A combined total of 17 Ringling alumni put their creative minds to work on these two films.

    Society of Illustrators Student Scholarship Competition Awards Ringling College the Most Awards in 3 Years!
    February 18, 2010 - The Society of Illustrators has once again chosen a number of illustrations submitted by Ringling College students for inclusion in the 2010 Student Scholarship exhibition in New York City.

    Ringling College Selected As #1 Digital Arts College in the World
    January 21, 2010 – Imagine FX, a publication of the Future Publishing Group based in the United Kingdom, has selected Ringling College of Art and Design as the #1 Digital Arts College in the world.

    Ringling Alumnus Michael Pavlovich Instructor for New "ZBrush 3.5 - Character Production" DVD
    January 12, 2010 – Ringling alumnus Michael Pavlovich is the instructor on the new ZBrush 3.5 - Character Production DVD. ZBrush Character Production software teaches high resolution sculpting, ploypainting and more - all techniques in making animation characters come to life.

    Ringling College Computer Animation Students Win Awards at SIGGRAPH Asia
    Dec. 16, 2010 - Six student animated films from the Ringling College Computer Animation program were awarded honors in Electronic Theater and Animation Theater at this year's SIGGRAPH Asia conference.

    Ringling College to Develop a Post-Production Filmmaking Facility
    Dec. 13, 2010 -The "Sarasota Herald-Tribune" and "Bradenton Herald" featured the Ringling College professional filmmaking post-production story on their front pages.

    GIC Students To Be Featured in HOW International Design Annual
    Nov. 16, 2010 - Three Ringling College of Art and Design Graphic & Interactive Communication (GIC) projects will receive awards in the HOW International Design Annual, publishing in April 2011.

    Ringling College Quidditch Team Heads to World Cup!
    Nov. 12, 2010 - The Ringling College Quidditch Team is heading to New York City to compete in the 2010 World Cup. The team will take on Yale University on Saturday morning, November 13th.

    Ringling College Interior Design Students Featured in Florida Trend
    Oct. 28, 2010 - Ringling College Interior Design students Sonika Fourie and Trang Dang make headlines in the November issue of Florida Trend magazine. Both students were profiled for the issue in a feature entitled "Emerging Designers."

    Dr. Larry Thompson Featured on Cover of October SRQ Magazine!
    Oct. 21, 2010 - Ringling College of Art and Design President Larry Thompson is featured in a 6-page article in the October edition of SRQ magazine complete with accompanying cover. Dr. Thompson's cover image is made up of hundreds of tiny thumbnails of Ringling College student artwork!

    Ringling College Buildings Awarded Gold LEED Certification
    August 27, 2010 - Ringling College has just been awarded Gold LEED Certification for it's two newest buildings on campus, North Hall and the Academic Center.

    Ringling's Jennifer Bors Wins Gold Student Academy Award
    June 15, 2010 - Ringling College alumna Jennifer Bors ('10, Computer Animation) was awarded a Gold Student Academy Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for her senior thesis animation, "Departure of Love."

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    Campus Buzz Archives for 2009

    2009 Ringling College of Art and Design Faculty and Alumni Award Winners
    December 17, 2009 – The Ringling College of Art and Design Faculty and Alumni Awards honor Ringling College faculty and alumni whose contributions to their professions, support of the College, and impact on all of us who are part of this community have been exceptional.

    Ringling PDI Faculty, Joseph Mougel, Featured in "The Contact Sheet"
    December 11, 2009 – Photography and Digital Imaging (PDI) Visiting Artist, Joseph Mougel, is featured as one of the emerging artists included in Steve Crist's recent publication, "The Contact Sheet."

    Ringling Alumnus' Recordable Storybook Helps Charity on "Extreme Makeover: Home Addition"
    December 2, 2009 – Ringling alumnus Aaron DeWitt's (Illustration, 2005) first children's book, the new recordable storybook "All the Ways I Love You", does more than just entertain children - it also helps them.

    Ringling PDI Department Hosts PH_ashion121, a Joint Fashion Photography Exhibition on Dec. 1, 2009
    November 23, 2009 – The Ringling Photography and Digital Imaging (PDI) department is proud to present PH_ashion121, a joint fashion photography exhibition and runway show. The exhibition will feature pieces created by Ringling PDI students that have collaborated with designers and the local fashion industry to create the wonderful images presented. The runway show will feature the work of some of exciting designers.

    Ringling Alum Designs for "Mad Men"
    November 12, 2009 – Ringling alum Jeremy Cox (Graphic and Interactive Communication, 2006) is currently working for Imaginary Forces, a production company and design studio whose award-winning work currently includes the hit show for the AMC series "Mad Men." Cox’s roles at Imaginary Forces have varied from concept development and storyboarding to 2D and 3D animation.

    Florida West Coast Chapter of ASID Announces Two Ringling Winners for 2009
    October 29, 2009 – The Florida West Coast Chapter of ASID proudly annouced the winners for their annual design competition for the Tampa area and Ringling College Interior Design department has two winners from the group.

    Ringling Student Film Wins Best of Show at SIGGRAPH Asia
    October 22, 2009 – Anchored, a film by senior Computer Animation student Lindsey Olivares, wins Best of Show at SIGGRAPH Asia. In this short film, Lindsey captivates audiences with an emotional journey throughout this well-executed piece.

    Ringling College Photography Students Featured in American Photo on Campus Magazine
    October 20, 2009 - Ringling College of Art and Design Photography students were recently featured in American Photo on Campus magazine, specifically in the Student Portfolio section. While this is an honor that is usually reserved for talented students from different colleges and universities around the nation, in this issue, the Student Portfolio section is dedicated entirely to students from Ringling College.

    US News & World Report Recognizes Ringling College of Art & Design
    August 26, 2009 - US News & World Report's "2010 Edition of America's Best Colleges" recognizes Ringling College of Art & Design as one of the nation's most unique art and design schools and, for the first time, chooses an art and design college to be profiled as part of the Best Colleges Guide "Roadtrips" feature story.

    Ringling Student Projects Selected as Finalists for 2009 Adobe® Design Achievement Awards
    July 8, 2009 - Four Ringling College student projects were selected from 3,243 entries received worldwide as semi-finalists in the 2009 Adobe® Design Achievement Awards (ADAA) competition. A total of 216 semi-finalists were selected from around the globe.

    Ringling Grad Featured in Herald Tribune
    June 17, 2009 - 2009 Ringling Illustration graduate Erin Johnson was featured yesterday in the Herald Tribune for his senior thesis project of illustrating a baby grand piano.

    Ringling Fine Arts Senior Receives National Award
    June 10, 2009 - Reva Castillenti, senior Fine Arts major, received an honorable mention for the 2009 Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award. She was chosen out of 441 students from over 176 colleges and university sculpture programs in North America and abroad that were nominated for these awards.

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    Ringling College Wins Local Community Award
    May 28, 2009 - Ringling College of Art and Design receives the The Frank G. Berlin Cultural Organization of the Year Award from the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce.

    Interior Design Students Receive NEWH Scholarships
    May 14, 2009 - South Florida NEWH has awarded scholarships of $2,500 each to Ringling Juniors Samantha Macleod and Christina Jordan. These awards were based on personal essays about how their career plans will be focused on the hospitality industry.

    2009 -2010 Student Government Association Election Winners
    May 7, 2009 - The Student Government Association (SGA) stimulates student leadership and acts as a unifying voice in raising ideas and awareness of issues that affect all students. SGA acts as a forum for communication among all student constituencies. Congratulations to these 2009-2010 SGA election winners.

    Best of Ringling Awards 2009
    April 22, 2009 - The Best of Ringling awards have been announced for 2009, honoring the finest examples of what our students produce both in their CORE studio classes as well as in the majors of Computer Animation, Fine Arts, Graphic & Interactive Communication, Illustration, Interior Design and Photography & Digital Imaging.

    Ringling Student and Grads Featured in Book
    April 13, 2009 - GIC Faculty member Polly Johnson's former students have been published in the recently released book "100S Visual Formats Folds" by Matt Woolman.

    Ringling Students Have a Successful Spring & Win Awards
    April 13, 2009 - This spring proved to be successful for many Ringling students who won awards for their artwork. These awards were in many different competitions and categories and showcases our students' versatility and success in different areas of study.

    Ringling Wins Big at the Addy's
    February 24, 2009 - This year was again a success for Ringling College at the Addy Awards. The College brought home an impressive 43 awards!

    Ringling Student Artwork Featured in SRQ Magazine
    January 28, 2009 - The artwork of three Ringling students is featured in the January 2009 issue of SRQ Magazine as part of the artwork for SRQ's inaugural Advice Issue.

    Ringling ID Students Become LEED Accredited Professionals
    January 22, 2009 - Aubrey Pendleton and Walker Storey, Ringling Interior Design seniors, have both recently taken and passed the LEED AP Exam on their first attempt, making them LEED Accredited Professionals.

    Ringling College to Host National Portfolio Day January 25, 2009
    January 5, 2009 - Ringling College will host National Porfolio Day, an event specifically geared for visual artists and designers. National Portfolio Day gives prospective art students the opportuntiy to have their artwork reviewed by college representatives and obtain feedback, helping to further the development of the student's artwork and ready them for applying and submitting an actual portfolio to the art school of their choice.

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    Campus Buzz Archives for 2008

    Ringling's Selby Gallery Presents "Thomas Woodruff's Freak Parade" Exhibit
    December 18, 2008 - Ringling College of Art and Design and Selby Gallery present "Thomas Woodruff's Freak Parade", featuring a series of 34 large sideshow banner- like paintings of fantastic characters, bizarre animals, magical insects and strange plants by the postmodernist artist-illustrator, Thomas Woodruff.

    Ringling College Wins Engaged Campus Award
    December 5, 2008 - Ringling College of Art and Design was recently awarded the Engaged Campus Award for exemplary commitment to being an “engaged campus.”

    Ringling College Wins Florida iVote Video Contest
    December 5, 2008 - Ringling College of Art and Design was announced the winner of the Florida Campus Compact iVote Election 2008 Video Contest.

    Ringling Board of Trustees Names 2008-2009 Trustee Scholars
    November 14, 2008 - Each year the Ringling College of Art and Design Board of Trustees awards it's highest honor, The Trustee Scholarship, to an exclusive group of outstanding students whose hard work, talent, spirit, and dedication exemplify excellence.

    Ringling PDI Senior Exhibits Photography to Benefit Humanity
    November 11, 2008 - Ringling PDI senior Christina Swanson will have her photography featured in an exhibit titled “Gratitude: A Photographic Exploration of the Homeless in Tent City.”

    PDI Artist to Visit Ringling College
    October 29, 2008 - The Photography and Digital Imaging Department is pleased to invite the Ringling College Community to a presentation by visiting artist, Min Kim Park on Monday, November 3, 2008. The presentation will be held on the first floor of the Deborah M. Cooley Photography Center at 12:30 p.m.

    Countdown to Design Summit; Featured Speakers from EA, Google, Microsoft, and Adobe
    October 13, 2008 - Ringling College's 2008 Sarasota International Design Summit will feature speakers from companies such as Google, Microsoft, Adobe, EA, and many more. This year's summit is October 27 - 29, 2008.

    Ringling Computer Animation Student Receives EA Scholarship
    October 6, 2008 - Ringling Computer Animation senior Greg Hettinger has been awarded a $10,000 scholarship from Electronic Arts (EA) – the Randy Pausch Memorial Scholarship. Greg is one of only three interns this summer awarded a scholarship and was selected from over 100 interns nationwide who spent the summer working in EA studios around the country.

    Ringling Student Jihad Lahham Wins Rockport Design Challenge for Second Straight Year
    October 2, 2008 - For the second year in a row, Jihad Lahham has won the Rockport Student Design Challenge. His concept was selected out of 25 final entries from other participating art colleges including Pratt, Parsons and RISD.

    Ringling Interior Design Students Win Prestigious Donghia Award
    Sept. 18, 2008 - Two Ringling interior design students, Ashley Bright and Elizabeth Langford, have each been awarded a $30,000 scholarship in the seventh annual Angelo Donghia Foundation Student Portfolio Competition.

    Ringling ID Student Libbey Gillette Wins National Veritas Resin Panel Competition
    September 18, 2008 - Sophomore interior design student Libbey Gillette has been named the winner of the National Veritas Resin Panel Student Design Competition for 2008.

    Ringling ID Students Win 3 of 5 Robert Bruce Thompson Light Fixture Design Awards
    Sept. 18, 2008 - Every year that Ringling College interior design students have participated in the Robert Bruce Thompson Annual Student Light Fixture Design Competition, they have had at least one winner, and this year is no exception. However, this year Ringling students not only won one of the esteemed awards, but three!

    Wellness Community of Southwest Florida to Honor Ringling President Dr. Larry R. Thompson
    September 9, 2008 - The Wellness Community of Southwest Florida, a non-profit organization providing free support, education and hope to cancer patients and their caregivers, will hold its 8th Annual Celebration of Hope dinner and presentation of the Stephen H. Goldman, M.D. Keystone Award on October 15th, 2008.

    Hemitage Artist Retreat and Ringling College Announce Ringling College Residency
    August 31, 2008 – The Hermitage Artist Retreat and Ringling College of Art and Design are pleased to announce a collaboration to bring internationally recognized artists to the Hermitage’s Manasota Key beachfront campus.

    Ringling GIC Students and Instructor Have Work Published
    August 26, 2008 - Nine Ringling GIC students and instructor Eddy Roberts have their work from EL430: Motion Graphics 1 class published in a book/DVD combo.

    Annual Admitted Student Day 2008
    April 21, 2008 - This year's Admitted Student Day was a success. Students and parents enjoyed a day filled with fun, contests, presentations, campus tours, and good food.

    Ringling Grads Exhibit at Atlanta's Beep Beep Gallery
    August 21, 2008 - Six Ringling grads will exhibit their work in "The Ringling Brothers" exhibit at Atlanta's Beep Beep Gallery.

    Ringling Grad Carolyn Anderson to Have Film Featured in SIGGRAPH Exhibition
    August 7, 2008 - Ringling College computer animation graduate Carolyn Anderson ('08) will have her senior thesis film "Box Racer" featured in a juried exhibition at the 2008 SIGGRAPH show in Los Angeles.

    Ringling Student Thesis Featured in Film Festival
    August 4, 2008 - Ringling College computer animation alum Kevin Kolodinsky ('08) to have senior thesis featured at film festival.

    Ringling Student Selected to Receive IPAX Scholarship
    July 29, 2008 - Ringling College computer animation student Jorge Garcia has been awarded a Sony Pictures Imageworks IPAX Scholarship Award.

    Ringling's Francis Vallejo Wins Society of Illustrators Award
    July 2, 2008 - Ringling's Francis Vallejo is the recipient of the presigious Society of Illustrators' Zankel Scholarship.

    Ringling Grad Featured in Herald-Tribune
    June 30, 2008 - Ringling College of Art and Design graduate Amber Martorelli was featured in Sunday's Art Section of the Herald-Tribune for her contributions to popular Disney's Pixar animated films.

    Ringling College Becomes First to License CryENGINE 2®
    Ringling College recently became the first higher education institution in the world to acquire a license to use Crytek’s award-winning CryENGINE 2® middleware for educational purposes.

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