Graduate Teaching Assistants, Cesar Rivera and Patrick Gosnell, have completed their MFA program and will graduate August 7th.
Cesar and Patrick kept themselves very busy while working on their MFA degrees. They helped undergraduate students learn design skills, participated in design competitions, and helped the MFA program with design work. Cesar was a member of the award winning 2014 Rice Business Plan Competition Team, SioTeX™ and Patrick was selected as the Outstanding Graduate Student at the University + College Designers Association (UCDA) 2014 Conference.
Their thesis titles reflect their interests in the world of design:
Thesis title: DO GOOD WORK: BUILDING A COLLABORATIVE NETWORK FOR GRAPHIC DESIGNERS AND NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS
Thesis Chair: Maia Wright
Thesis Committee: Jill Fantauzza, Claudia Roecshmann
LEARNING TO SEE: COMPARISONS OF POST-BACCALAUREATE AND GRADUATE TYPEFACE DESIGN EDUCATION IN ENGLAND, THE NETHERLANDS, AND THE UNITED STATES IN THE EARLY TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY
Thesis Chair: Claudia Roeschmann
Thesis Committee: Michael Niblett, Maia Wright
Please join us in celebrating their achievements and meet the families who helped them succeed.
Friday, August 7:
2:00 pm/MFA Studio/Reception
3:30 pm/Performing Arts Center/College of Fine Arts and Communication Hooding Ceremony
6:00pm/Strahan Coliseum/College of Fine Arts & Communication Commencement