Ringling College to host first-ever VR Healthcare Hackathon

Blue and white logo for VR Healthcare Hackathon

Ringling College of Art and Design is set to host the first Virtual Reality Healthcare Hackathon Invitational this year, from Feb. 9 at 6 pm to Feb. 11 at 3 pm. The College will be joined by peer institutions, each represented by teams of three students from both undergraduate and graduate schools. Each student team […]

CDI launches new podcast, Rising Together

Nate Jacobs on the set with the Rising Together co-hosts.

Rising Together, a new podcast on the art and design of inclusion launches today, produced at Ringling College of Art and Design. The podcast spotlights the transformative power of art and design in shaping inclusive spaces, communities, and mindsets. In each episode, co-hosts Elҫin Haskollar, Ph.D. and Curtis Anderson invite special guests, from community leaders […]

Efforts in Sustainability: Ringling recognized by Princeton Review’s Green Colleges list

LEED Certified building on Ringling campus.

Ringling College of Art and Design was selected for the Princeton Review’s 2024 list of Green Colleges. The College is one of only two art schools and AICAD institutions to make the national list of environmentally responsible colleges.  Ringling College is dedicated to working towards sustainability and having a green campus. Every new building has […]

National Portfolio Day hosted at Ringling College

Details of Madi Wong’s illustration for the National Portfolio Day poster.

Ringling College of Art and Design will host 37 colleges and universities on campus for National Portfolio Day on Sunday, Jan. 21. National Portfolio Day events are scheduled throughout the fall semester and into January, and take place throughout the US, Canada, and Europe. The event gives prospective students a chance to get feedback from […]

College Galleries presents 11 exhibitions at Art Walk event

Glass sculpture from the collection of Richard and Barbara Basch.

Friday, Jan. 12, Ringling College Galleries and Exhibitions present their third Art Walk of the academic year, and the first of 2024, with 11 exhibitions. Among the exhibitions will be a new show from the Basch glass collection featuring vibrantly colored glassworks, artworks from Illustration faculty George Pratt’s two-month sabbatical in Morocco, and student work […]

Liberal Arts faculty contributes to book on legendary African fashion designer Pathé’O

Excerpt from Pathé’O.

Ringling College of Art and Design Liberal Arts faculty Dr. Genevieve Hill-Thomas contributed to a recently published tome on notable West African fashion designer Pathé’O, who is famed for raising the global profile of traditional textiles like Burkina Faso’s faso dan fani. Released in August 2023 in both English and French, Pathé’O includes an interview […]

Fine Arts students publish interview of visiting faculty and artist Marina Shaltout

Scene from Joy Ride by Marina Shaltout

Creative Pinellas published an interview of Ringling College of Art and Design visiting full-time faculty in Fine Arts and Visual Studies Marina Shaltout, written by Ringling students Luna May ’27, Fine Arts, and Kathryn Rizzo ’27, Fine Arts. The interview was a part of an assignment for their Writing Studio class taught by Liberal Arts […]

Highlights from 2023

Students discussing work in the Graphic Design hallway.

Wow! What a year! As we wrap up an eventful 2023, here are a few highlights that stand out. Campaign launches Ringling College announced the public launch of the Catalyst for Creativity Campaign which aims to raise $175 million to support students and faculty, our growing facilities, and expanding our community programs. Ringling College builds […]