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RPI wins first American Graphic Design award

on Wednesday,October 20,2010 21:10

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Jobs in the graphic design field are expected to grow by 13 percent within the next eight years, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Graphic design schools can provide individuals with the knowledge and tools they need to advance in this expanding industry.

This week, RPI won its first certificate of excellence in the American Graphic Designs competition. They received the title after developing a personalized social network for teens, which is designed to target Facebook users, according to WhatTheyThink.com.

"RPI has steadily expanded its creative design capabilities in order to offer customers unique, one-of-a-kind personalized products that meet the needs of their target consumers," RPI vice president of product management, Traci Pichette told the website. "We're pleased that the editors at Graphic Design USA chose to recognize one of our product designs for an award."

RPI won the award under the "Books" category because of its recent success in print media. The school beat out 8,000 other competitors. The American Graphic Design award competition has been recognizing designers for over 40 years. 

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