Design the Queens College Yearbook Cover

The Queens College Yearbook is requesting submissions for the 2014 yearbook cover. They are open to new ideas and creative solutions.

SPECS
Required Text: Queens College 2014
Full Bleed
Front, Back and Spine: 20.5″ x 13″ (spine including crimp area =1.5″),
Resolution: 300 dpi
Email QCyearbook2014@gmail.com to find out whether work should be RGB or CMYK

Submit your work to QCyearbook2014@gmail.com

 

 

Deadline extended to Monday, April 7

Information Session about Graphic Design Placements through CUNY service corps

Graphic Design Placements through CUNY service corps

 

 

There will be a number of design related internships located in Queens for next year, but the first step is to fill out an application with CUNY Service Corps.

There is still time – the student application deadline for the 2014-15 CUNY Service Corps has been extended to Monday, April 7.  You can apply to be a member of the second cohort of this prestigious University community.  The Service Corps gives students like you the chance to play a role in improving New York City’s future — while gaining real-work experience and getting paid.

Students in the Service Corps have the opportunity to participate in interesting projects with our community partner sites throughout New York City.  Click here for descriptions of this year’s 96 community partners to get a sense of the possibilities.  Next year’s program will include a range of new partners and some faculty-led projects as well, which will give some students in the program a chance toget paid AND earn credit.

 

To find out if you are a good fit for the Service Corps, you can:

(1)    Sign up for an informational webinar about the Service Corps, which will take place on Friday, April 4, at 3:00 pm.  To register for this webinar, please click here.

(2)    View our student recruitment video now

(3)    Learn more about the program by visiting www.cuny.edu/servicecorps

If you are interested in applying for the program, you can:

(1)    Begin filling out the student application now, or

(2)    Contact the Service Corps Manager at your college or email servicecorps@cuny.edu.

Good luck!

Regards,

CUNY Service Corps Team

 

 

Triple Canopy Summer Intensive (Free Tuition)

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Summer Intensive

June 16–27, 2014
Apply online through April 7
Tuition free

What: A two-week intensive in contemporary writing, art, digital media, and the practice of publishing.

Where: 155 Freeman Street, Triple Canopy’s Brooklyn offices and venue, and sites throughout New York City.

Cost: Tuition and materials are provided free of charge. A modest stipend will be offered to all accepted participants to support travel though accommodations are not provided.

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Triple Canopy announces its first Summer Intensive, a two-week program in the history and contemporary practice of publication, for twelve higher-level college students, graduate students, and recent college graduates. We invite applications from prospective students with backgrounds in areas such as writing, art, literature, art history, new media, and design.

During the Summer Intensive, Triple Canopy editors and invited artists, writers, and technologists will lead discussions and workshops with participating students, who will research, analyze, and enact an approach to publication that hinges on today’s networked forms of production and circulation but also mines the history of print culture and artistic practice. The program will take place at Triple Canopy’s venue in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, and will include visits to studios, archives, and cultural institutions.

The Summer Intensive will address such questions as: How have artists, writers, and designers historically used the pages of magazines and books as sites of and material for experimentation? How have new-media publications challenged conventions of authorship and reception, only to have those very challenges soon become the foundation of the new economy? How have artists, writers, designers, and technologists responded to ensuing changes in the media landscape? And how have responses differed in areas with disparate resources and relationships to technology? What are the politics of access and identity associated with online public forums and media?

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Triple Canopy’s Arts Education Initiative is generously supported by the Brown Foundation, Inc., of Houston.