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City Tech design department opens new HQ, announces BFA program

October 18, 2018 By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Faculty, staff, students and friends of New York City College of Technology’s Department of Communication Design cut the ribbon on the department’s renovated home inside the college’s Pearl Building at 259 Adams St. Photo courtesy of New York City College of Technology's Department of Communication

Faculty, staff, students and friends of New York City College of Technology’s Department of Communication Design cut the ribbon on the department’s renovated home inside the college’s Pearl Building at 259 Adams St. on Thursday. 

At the same time, the college also held an information session about its new BFA program, which prepares students for careers as art directors, graphic designers, illustrators and web designers. The degree program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. 

Special guests included award-winning typographer Tony Di Spigna, who has designed many corporate typefaces and logos, and Department of Communication Design Chair Douglas Davis.

The college, also known as City Tech, is part of the City University of New York system and has more than 17,000 students in 29 baccalaureate and 27 associate degree programs.