Guest Speaker: Edward Noriega
Presentation Title: Design as a Catalyst for Change and Empowerment
Presentation Description: Professor Noriega will present the unique graphic design program offered at Troy University. This program is widely considered to be one of the most innovative programs of study within the discipline due to the hybrid nature and “real-world” approach to instruction. A must for all design students and instructors to hear!
Edward Noriega is a Cooper Union graduate. He participated in the graphic design program at the Kunst Gewerbeschule in Basel, Switzerland, and the Yale Summer Program in Graphic Design in Brissago, Switzerland. He has taught art and design courses and developed curricula for nearly twenty years at Cooper Union, Fashion Institute of Technology, and Parsons School of Design. He has lectured nationally and internationally on design, color and technology, and was formerly the Director of Undergraduate Curricula in the Digital Design Department at Parsons.
In the Fall of 1999, Noriega was awarded the Distinguished University Teaching Award from the New School University. In the Fall of 2005, he was awarded the Wallace D. Malone Jr. Distinguished Faculty Award from Troy University.
In 2000, Noriega was hired to establish and direct a program in graphic design at Troy University in Troy, Alabama. He serves as the Director of the DTI Center. He has worked diligently to learn about local and regional planning, politics and economic development in the Southeast region. The DTI Center has rapidly gained professional and public recognition for its accomplishments and work. The Department of Art and Design and the students of the DTI Center have won numerous design awards and accolades from various organizations.
Noriega is the principal of a graphic design studio specializing in information graphics and presentations. He is also the co-author of Design Fundamentals for the Digital Age, 1998, Van Nostrand Reinhold.