CCAD Announces Nominees for Alumni Award for Excellence

August 5th, 2011 by CCAD News
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Six distinguished Columbus College of Art & Design alumni have been nominated for the 2011 Joseph V. Canzani Alumni Award for Excellence (AAE).

The nominees are Fine Arts alumni Roy Doty (CCAD 1942), Kate Rhoades (CCAD 2010) and Robert Tavani (CCAD 1985), Industrial Design alumnus Matthew Kaser (CCAD 1984), and associate alumni Nathan Greno (CCAD 1996) and Aminah Robinson (CCAD 1960). Read all the nominee bios here.

The AAE will be presented Saturday, Oct. 8 during the annual Homecoming celebration, which is part of an entire weekend of events for the whole CCAD family—alumni, students, parents, and faculty and staff. Family Weekend and Homecoming is Oct. 7–9, 2011.

In addition to acknowledging the success and contributions of one very deserving person, the award is one way for the college to highlight the impact CCAD alumni have all over the world.

CCAD alumni, students, faculty, and staff can vote on the nominee of their choice  via an online poll through Monday, Aug. 15. Bios on each recipient are available on CCAD’s website, as

well as details about the award and the nomination process.

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6 Responses to “CCAD Announces Nominees for Alumni Award for Excellence”

  1. Mary Stormer says:

    Really? Not Michael Carney? What other Grammy winners are your alumni?

  2. gayle herman says:

    re: Kate Rhoades – Way to go girl! You’re the best!

  3. gayle herman says:

    re Kate Rhoades – Way to go girl! You’re the best!

  4. Sam says:

    I heard Michael Carney ate a baby.

  5. MaryAnn Rhoades says:

    You are the light of my life. I knew you had it in you to Shine bright……….. love you always, mom

  6. Tommy says:

    Baby incident aside, someone needed to nominate Mr. Carney. Next year?