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Greality: UNC graphic design students win competition

May 19, 2014

Greeley Tribune, Colo.

May 19--Graduating seniors in the graphic design program at the University of Northern Colorado'sCollege of Visual and Performing Arts placed first, second and third in an annual senior portfolio competition held in Denver on April 26, according to an email from Mark Fetkewicz, an associate professor of graphic design and the coordinator of UNC's graphic design program.

More than 70 students representing nine colleges participated in the event, which is hosted by the American Institute of Graphic Arts and the Art Director's Club of Denver. In the competition, graphic design students present their senior portfolios to advertising and marketing industry professionals who critique their work and then award three top scholarships: The first place scholarship of $1,000 went to Jeremiah Corder. Second place went to Amy Langiano, and third place went to Elle Levy.

"Congratulations to all. I am very proud of our students' hard work and commitment to excellence," Fetkewicz said in the email.

Assistance League members distribute school uniforms

Members of the Assistance League of Greeley met recently to sort 399 cartons of shirts and pants, an order of $52,600, for distribution to six elementary schools.

Centennial, Madison, Maplewood, Billie Martinez, Bella Romero and East Memorial elementary schools received the uniforms as part of the Operation School Bell program, according to an email from the Assistance League.

Programs supported by the Assistance League benefit Greeley and Weld County residents, according to the email. For more information, call (970) 353-2226 or email


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