All posts filed under “Service

Leading, Libby-Style

I have decided that the way to change the world around me is to change myself. This is not my original idea but it has finally sunk through my thick skull. I am leading a few instructors at my school and I am treating it […]

Fall 2015 City Tech COMD Orientation

I am producing materials and running the orientation of the new COMD (Communication Design) students this year, working once again with my co-conspirator, Prof. Anita Giraldo. We are developing a set of tools which will act as the needed decoder rings for incoming freshmen and […]

GSS Internship Pilot Program

I have started an internship program for City Tech students at the Gowanus Studio Space: two students from the Communications Design Department are currently working hard and learning much in the way of printmaking in return. The interns do 7 hours of work in exchange for […]

City Tech COMD: Screensavers Redux

I designed the upcoming screensavers for the COMD students at City Tech. Prof. Anita Giraldo took the photos and led the writing efforts. COMD students were the models for the shots and went over the designs and gave some ideas, as is only proper. I […]

The Gowanus Studio Space

The Gowanus Studio Space (GSS) offers space, equipment and support to emerging designers, artists and craftspeople. Located in the historically industrial neighborhood along the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, GSS houses a large industrial arts workshop as well as private studios and exhibition space. By providing training, […]

Service Philosophy

Service (work you do for the good of your community, organization, or polity that is unpaid and often uncredited) is where I put the entirety of my work and life experience into practice. It is where I have to bring all I have learned to bear […]

Printmaking Club

Last year, I started getting the Printmaking Club together. David Barthold joined me this year in rousing the students to action and we are finally building steam! We have had a couple promotional events as the club is open to all students. One was a Valentine’s Day Card […]

COMD File Maven

In an effort to improve overall departmental efficiency, I created a Google Drive-based archive for all departmental documents. This proved to be an enormous help when we updated all course descriptions.

COMD Rebranding

In the fall of 2014, the Department of Advertising Design and Graphic Arts at City Tech was finally able to change its name to reflect the changing discipline and industry. Now the Department of Communication Design, we faculty needed to get the word out as quickly and […]