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Erin Nuss

Erin Nuss, SGIA's Manager of Workforce Development, holds a B.S. in Applied Engineering & Technology Management with a concentration in Graphic Communication from Millersville University. Erin works directly with schools that offer graphic communications programs and encourages students to pursue careers in the printing industry through her management of the organization’s scholarship program, student printing competition, career boards, curriculum guides and more. Her role also extends to involvement in SGIA’s workshops, Tech Tips, Women in Print Alliance and Student and Educational Institution Memberships. A music fan with a love for the outdoors, Erin enjoys camping, hiking and fishing in her free time.
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You'll Never Know Unless You Try

Posted by Erin Nuss on 5/20/19 1:41 PM

Before summer gets into full swing, I strongly encourage and invite all secondary and post-secondary graphic communications students to submit their favorite print from this year in the 2019 ASDPT Tom Frecska Student Printing Competition!

It’s an opportunity to not only take pride in what you achieved, but to also show off your hard work to the printing industry at large (all entries will be displayed in the PRINTING United Golden Image Gallery).

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Topics: Students, ASDPT Tom Frecska Student Printing Competition, Education, Printing United

A Decade of Honoring Student Work

Posted by Erin Nuss on 3/27/19 1:07 PM

Whether you’ve perused the student prints at the SGIA Expo’s Golden Image Gallery, or been a past participant, the Academy of Screen and Digital Print Technologies (ASDPT) Tom Frecska Student Printing Competition has had a decade-long presence celebrating and inspiring print’s future. I know when I was studying Graphic Communications Technology at Millersville University, my peers and I strove to create “WOW” prints in hopes that we could have the opportunity for others to see our work, and be awarded, too!

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Topics: Student Competition, ASDPT Tom Frecska Student Printing Competition, Education, Printing United, Workforce Development

Investing in Printing's Future

Posted by Erin Nuss on 3/13/19 11:33 AM

Thanks to the generosity of industry donors, SGIA has had the privilege of awarding its annual scholarship to students pursuing the printing and graphic communications fields. We are currently accepting 2019 scholarship applications through April 30, which will provide 20 recipients $2,000 each. I spoke with Tesa Pearman, a past recipient, to see what she's been up to, and how the scholarship has helped further inspire her career path.

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Topics: Printing Industry, Students, Scholarship, Education, Workforce Development

How a Student Gained Recognition at Printing’s Largest Expo

Posted by Erin Nuss on 8/13/18 2:53 PM

For students, attending the SGIA Expo shows the world of printing beyond the classroom. It exposes them to new ideas and innovations and allows them to see the concepts and techniques they’re learning on a daily basis in action as they’re surrounded by industry leaders.

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Topics: Printing, Print, Printing Industry, Student Competition, SGIA Expo, College, Students, ASDPT Tom Frecska Student Printing Competition, Leadership and Culture, Scholarship, Education, Academic Connection

Act Today, Foster Print's Tomorrow

Posted by Erin Nuss on 6/22/18 9:57 AM

As an industry, it is imperative we look toward the future, and consider what we can do today to ensure a sustainable workforce. There are many ways in which we can encourage, educate and help students pursuing or considering our field. I know this firsthand since not too long ago, I was a student studying graphic communication technology at Millersville University of Pennsylvania.

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Topics: SGIA, Print, Printing Industry, College, Students, Growing and Developing People, Scholarship, SkillsUSA, Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation