First-annual Ringling Faculty and Staff Awards honor employees’ passion, dedication

Faculty and Staff Appreciation awardees.

This May, the first-annual Faculty and Staff Awards at Ringling College of Art and Design recognized the outstanding contributions made to the College’s work and culture. The inaugural event presented six awards honoring teaching, dedication, leadership in diversity and inclusion, behind-the-scenes advancements, career service, and innovative contributions. Seven faculty and staff members received awards. The […]

Students, faculty, and alumni make their mark for student scholarships

Students working on their bottles at the INDEX hosted workshop for the Make Your Mark project.

Students, faculty, staff, and alumni from Ringling College of Art and Design collaborated with Maker’s Mark Distillery to produce a series of uniquely designed bottles of bourbon called, Make Your Mark. The project is part of the College’s Industry Experience (INDEX) program, which creates opportunities for students to gain real work experience while still in college. […]

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Classes begin, 2023-24 academic year officially kicks off 

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Monday, August 21, 2023 marks the first official day of the 2023-24 academic year at Ringling College of Art and Design. The previous week was filled with New Student Orientation events—move-ins, social gatherings, information sessions, and community volunteer projects.  On the first day of classes, the campus will see over 1,200 returning upperclassmen and over […]

FutureProof ’22: The Motion Design Conference at Ringling College

Preparing the next generation of visual communicators through education, inspiration, and connection. Taking place February 28 – March 4, 2022, FutureProof provides Ringling College students with a professional motion design conference experience. This is the 7th year this unique, week-long event will offer a variety of presentations, workshops, and activities all designed to prepare the […]

Ringling College Grows by Investing in Education and Innovation

Ringling College of Art and Design is thriving. Over the course of a two-year (and continuing) pandemic, and through a decade of Art school and college closures throughout the US, Ringling College is experiencing its strongest student enrollment ever. In the 2021-22 academic year, Ringling College welcomed its highest enrollment of all time with a […]

Ringling College Announced as 2021 ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge Award Winner

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge Honors Higher Education Institutions, Educators, and Students Who Increased Student Voter Engagement During the 2020 Elections The ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge hosted its third biennial awards ceremony on November 8, 2021 to recognize select higher education institutions, educators, and students for their extraordinary work in student voter engagement during […]

Enhancing Cancer Patient Treatment and Care: Ringling College Continues to Develop VR Project with Moffitt Cancer Center

Ringling VR students and the acclaimed Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa teamed up in 2019 to develop creative content for digital healthcare technologies, including virtual reality, animations for patient education, and training videos for physicians. Patients receiving radiation treatments, for example, are now able to immerse themselves in VR and experience what the treatments will […]

Oscar-Winning 2003 Ringling College Computer Animation Grad Patrick Osborne Directs Animation for Billie Eilish’s ‘Happier Than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles’

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Dan Sarto, Animation World Network’s cofounder, publisher, and editor-in-chief, interviewed Patrick on designing and producing the film’s animated elements that “take viewers on a dreamlike journey through the most iconic backdrops of Eilish’s hometown of Los Angeles.” Patrick won an Oscar in 2014 for his short film, Feast, and followed up with his pioneering Emmy […]