Posted by Sean Flynt on 2012-02-10
Samford Graphic Design students and alumni were honored with the American Advertising Federation's Birmingham ADDY awards Feb 2.
Daniel Patrino won a Gold ADDY in the editorial design category. Charlotte Wyatt won a Silver Addy in the poster category. 2008 graduate Dana Kaita won the prestigious Designer/Art Director of the Year award. Dana currently works as a graphic designer at Cayenne Creative in Birmingham.
The ADDY Awards is the world's largest advertising competition with over 50,000 entries annually.
 
Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 1st nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 37th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 97th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,758 students from 48 states and 22 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference, and ranks 3rd nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.