Presentations + Press + Publications + Awards

/// Presentations ///

  • 2019
    Presenter & Author, Paper, UCDA Design Education Summit: Collaborate, University and College Designers Association, East Tennessee State University, “Experiential Design for the People [Dayton]: Connecting Community and Classroom through Collaboration”, Presenter/Lecturer, Academic, National, Peer-reviewed/refereed, Published in proceedings, Accepted.
  • 2018
    Presenter & Author, Paper, 2018 American Institute of Graphic Arts Design Educators Conference: MAKE, Herron School of Art and Design, “Mapping [Communities]: Geovisualizing Connections”, Presenter/Lecturer, Academic, National, Peer-reviewed/refereed, Published in proceedings, Accepted.
  • 2018
    Presenter & Author, Paper, University and College Designers Association; Design Education Summit: Good Design Works, University and College Designers Association, Youngstown, Ohio, “For and With Community: Graphic Design as Positive Social Change”, Presenter/Lecturer, Academic, National, Peer-reviewed/refereed, Published in proceedings, Published elsewhere, Accepted.
  • 2018
    Presenter & Author, Conference Presentation, Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities, Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities, Chicago, Illinois, “Building Community Through Neighborhood/University Story Sharing”, Presenter/Lecturer, Academic, International, Peer-reviewed/refereed.
  • 2018
    Presenter & Author, Workshop, Stander Symposium Poster Workshop, Roesch Library; Stander Symposium, Roesch Library, “Poster Content & Design”, Co-Presenter, Academic, Invited.
  • 2018
    Presenter & Author, Presentation for Learning Forum, Inaugural Forum on Learning and Teaching, Forum Planning Team, Learning Teaching Center, Learning Teaching Center, “Integrating Experiential Learning through Social- and Community-Based Design”, Presenter/Lecturer, Academic, Local, Published in proceedings, Accepted.
  • 2017
    Presenter & Author, Workshop, Stander Symposium Design Workshop, Roesch Library; Stander Symposium, Roesch Library, “Poster Content and Design”, Co-Presenter, Academic.
  • 2017
    Presenter & Author, Workshop, Stander Symposium Design Poster Content and Design Workshop, Office of the Provost, Roesch Library, “Stander Symposium Design Poster Content and Design Workshop”, Presenter/Lecturer, Academic, Local.

/// Press ///

/// Publications ///

Everyone a Changemaker: Social Entrepreneurship and Its Role in Design

Revival Types: Digital Typefaces Inspired by the Past

UCDA For and With Community

For and With Community: Graphic Design as Positive Social Change

/// Design Awards ///

  • Facing Dayton Book Design: GOLD 
    American Advertising Federation (AAF-Dayton) annual Hermès Awards; 2019
  • Department of Art & Design Recruitment Sketchbook: SILVER
    American Advertising Federation (AAF-Dayton) annual Hermès Awards; 2019
  • Department of Art & Design Recruitment Sketchbook: SILVER
    International Indigo Awards; 2019
  • Visual Arts Department Journal: GOLD & Judges Award of Excellence
    American Advertising Federation (AAF-Dayton) annual Hermès Awards; 2013
  • “We Are All In This”: BEST OF SHOW
    Athens Voices, Athens, Ohio; 2014

/// Contracts + Grants + Fellowships + Sponsored Research ///

  • 2020 *currently waiting until Pandemic ends
    Sponsored Research, “Letterpress Workshop and Exploration”, Ohio University, Funded.
  • 2020
    Grant, “Letterpress Workshop and Exploration”, Office of Experiential Learning, University of Dayton, $500.00, Funded. *on hold due to Pandemic
  • 2018
    “Facing Dayton: Neighborhood Narratives”, Dayton Metro Libraries, Local Archives Collection, Regular Circulation, Special Collections, Local, Donation.
  • 2018
    “Facing Dayton: Neighborhood Narratives”, Board of Trustees, Thomas Weckesser, University of Dayton, $800, Funded.
  • 2018
    “Facing Dayton: Neighborhood Narratives”, Roesch Library, University Archives, University of Dayton, Donation.
  • 2018
    Grant, “Experiential Design for the People [Dayton]”, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Dayton, $12,000.00, Funded.
  • 2018
    Grant, “Atlas of Dayton: A City in Progress”, University of Dayton Research Institute, University of Dayton, $1,500.00, Funded.
  • 2018
    Grant, “Atlas of Dayton: A City in Progress”, University of Dayton Research Institute, University of Dayton, $5,000.00, Funded.
  • 2018
    Grant, “Mapping Dayton: Geovisualizing Place and Community Relationships”, University of Dayton Research Institute, University of Dayton, $5,000.00, Funded.
  • 2018
    Grant, “Mapping Dayton: Geovisualizing Place and Community Relationships”, University of Dayton Research Institute, University of Dayton, $1,500.00, Funded.
  • 2018
    Design Incubation Fellow
  • 2017
    Grant, “Experiential Learning Innovation Fund”, Learning Teaching Center, University of Dayton, $500.00, Funded.
  • 2017
    Grant, “Designing the Love of Dayton: Geovisualizing Community Relationships”, University of Dayton Research Institute, University of Dayton, $5,000.00, Funded.
  • 2017
    Grant, “Designing the Love of Dayton: Geovisualizing Community Relationships”, University of Dayton Research Institute, University of Dayton, $1,500.00, Funded.
  • 2016
    Contract, “Atlas of Athens: A Visual Literacy of Place”, Ohio University Libraries, Special Collections, State, Donation, Funded.