Posted by Kathy Smyser on Feb 5, 2018 4:11:17 PM

Every year for 10 years, non-profits from Central Pennsylvania have brought their needs for professional-quality design materials to Pennsylvania College of Art &Design’s American Institute of Graphic Arts Student Chapter (AIGA) for the annual Designathon. Every year, PCA&D students, aided by faculty members and PCA&D alumni (and lots of coffee), create brochures, logos, t-shirts, posters, websites and more during a 24 hour period.

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Topics: designathon, student art

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Sep 11, 2017 4:50:46 PM

Every year for nine years, right before spring break, PCA&D students shut themselves in to give back to the community.  At the annual Designathon, PCA&D’s Graphic Design Department and the student chapter of AIGA (The American Institute of Graphic Arts) coordinate the event, a 24-hour marathon to design quality graphic materials for local non-profit organizations.

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Topics: Art Student, designathon, student work

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Mar 29, 2017 2:08:59 PM

The work of PCA&D students was included in a presentation to a United States House Committee on Capitol Hill on Tuesday!

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Topics: Art Student, designathon, Illustration

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Feb 8, 2017 11:56:08 AM

Pennsylvania College of Art & Design announces a record ten non-profit beneficiaries of the 2017 Designathon, the largest endeavor in Designathon’s 9 year history. The selected non-profits are:

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Topics: PCAD, Art Student, designathon

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Mar 2, 2016 4:43:08 PM

Photo by photography major, Julya Nichols

PCA&D’s 8th annual Designathon, was held from 6 p.m. Friday February 19 to 6 p.m. Saturday February 20. There, 26 PCA&D students participated, aided by nine faculty members and five professional designers who belong to Central PA AIGA (and gallons of coffee) to help nine nonprofit organizations by creating graphic design and marketing materials.

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Topics: Art Student, designathon, graphic design