In other news: 5.15.2019

CCAD family members at the 2019 Columbus Arts Festival, Packard Library employees take home a national award, and an alum illustrates a new children’s book. Get the skinny on what’s happening on campus, in Columbus, and points well beyond.


Two Columbus College of Art & Design Student Agency employees created merch designs for the 2019 Columbus Arts Festival. Yi Fei (Yiffy) Gu (Illustration, 2019) and Eun-Ji (Alma) Kim (Animation, 2020) designed T-shirts and tote bags that will be sold at this year’s Arts Fest, which runs from Friday, June 7, through Sunday, June 9. Read more here.

See work by outstanding Columbus College of Art & Design alumni at the 2019 Columbus Arts Festival, which runs Friday, June 7, through Sunday, June 9, in downtown Columbus. Read more here.

President Melanie Corn is among the board members of CBUS Retail, a nonprofit networking organization that will be hosting CBUS19: Retail Re-Thought June 56 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, reported Columbus CEO magazine. More than 1,200 people are expected to attend the conference to see presenters from Google, DSW, Green Growth Brands, Restoration Hardware, FAO Schwarz, Abercrombie and Fitch, Big Lots, Ascena, Target, Kroger, and Krispy Kreme. Read more here.

The Library Leadership & Management Association, a division of the American Library Association, will present Marketing & Outreach Librarian Shiva Shakeri and her student assistant Lumeng (Izzy) Zhong (Advertising & Graphic Design, 2020) with an award for the 2019 PR XChange Competition at a ceremony next month. They won the Special Events and Exhibits category in the budget category of Under $1 Million for their promotion of Packard Library workshops in 2019. Read more here.

Josh Hara (Illustration, 1996) of #100coffeecups fame, recently illustrated Some People Do, a children’s book about diversity. The book, which will be released on June 1, is available for preorder now. Read more here.

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