Mercyhurst earns graphic design awards

The creativity of Mercyhurst College’s graphic design program publications was recognized with multiple honors at the annual Erie Ad Club awards on April 1.

The 2004 Lumen, Mercyhurst’s literary magazine, received a Silver Addy in the category of student: campaign mixed media. Last year’s Lumen designers were 2004 graduates Michele Doherty, interactive; and Rachel Lusky, publication.

Jodi Staniunas-Hopper, graphic design program director and the Lumen’s design adviser, also earned a Silver Addy in the category of industry self promotion for her design of the Erie Ad Club membership invitation.

Mercyhurst’s 2004 yearbook, the Senior Annual, received the Best of Show Award as well as a Gold Addy in student editorial design. The Senior Annual staff included 2004 graduates Kellianne Beers, Liz Miller, Erin Pile, Christa Wilson, and Michele Doherty, as well as seniors Mike Wozniak and Jaymee Miller.

“Art Is…,” a promotion poster, earned Erin Pile a Gold Addy for senior collateral material; and Jen (nee: Blakeslee) Calabretta, also a 2004 grad, won a Bronze Addy in the category of industry self promotion for her design of the Ad Club’s auction invite.
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