Visual Communications

Ginnie Graham: Combat veteran paints to help fellow graphic design students

By Ginnie Graham | Originally published in Tulsa World

Sgt. Legrand Strickland felt a calling for a couple of things: design and combat.

Speaking about his contribution to Friday’s ArtPlus exhibit and art sale to benefit students in the Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology’s School of Visual Communication, he speaks softly but passionately about both.

VisCom instructor remembered as ‘heart and soul’ of 3D program

If you grew up watching cartoons in the 1980s and ‘90s, then Larry Latham likely played an important part in your childhood.

Future of photography up in the air as popularity of drones grows

Drones are the latest technological tool being used by photographers and filmmakers to get those bird’s eye view shots that used to be too hard, or too expensive to capture.

OSUIT Marketing team brings home multiple awards from conference

OSU Institute of Technology was a name heard again and again earlier this month at the annual Oklahoma Colleges Public Relations Association Awards Conference. At the awards banquet held July 14, OSUIT’s Office of Marketing and Communications  took home five awards, and the Visual Communications Division won two awards.

Students, staff take home honors at Graphex 45 Awards

The talents of several Visual Communications students, recent graduates as well as staff members from OSU Institute of Technology were recognized at the Graphex 45 awards reception on May 15 in Tulsa.

ART Plus raises more than $10,000 for scholarships

OSU Institute of Technology’s Visual Communications Division made history earlier this month with the debut of ART Plus, an exhibition and silent auction composed of artwork created by alumni.The silent auction, which raised more than $10,000, was held earlier this month in the DIY Gallery of AHHA, the Arts & Humanities Council of Tulsa’s Hardesty Arts Center.

VisCom Instructor to speak at Friends of Libraries luncheon

Kelly Kerr, a photography instructor in OSUIT’s Visual Communications Division, will be the keynote speaker at the Friends of Libraries in Oklahoma luncheon in Tulsa on April 2. Kerr will talk about his book “Oklahoma Revisited: Out of the Way Faces and Places” that features photos and stories of people and places across the state.

ART Plus to highlight talent of alums

ART Plus, an exhibition of artwork by Visual Communications alumni runs from March 19 through April 10 in the DIY Gallery of AHHA, the Arts & Humanities Council of Tulsa’s Hardesty Arts Center, at 101 E. Archer St., in Tulsa. The silent auction is April 10 from 6 to 9 p.m., and will also raise money for a new scholarship aimed at helping second-year VisCom students continue their education.

OSUIT alums develop college hoops game without the bracket

Madness is coming, like it does every spring for college basketball. Whether you’re a super fan who has followed the sport since the season’s tip-off or someone who needs a reminder of what a layup is, two friends and OSUIT alums have developed a game either could play during the tournament.

Grads celebrate, begin new chapter

Nearly 200 OSU Institute of Technology students are now alumni after participating in the 196th commencement ceremony Friday in Covelle Hall on the OSUIT campus.