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.Read More
Topics: Printing, Print, Printing Industry, Student Competition, SGIA Expo, College, Students, ASDPT Tom Frecska Student Printing Competition, Leadership and Culture, Scholarship, Education, Academic Connection
Earlier this year, SGIA staff visited Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia to meet with Hitoshi Ujiie, the Director of the Center for Excellence in Surface Imaging, which is part of the Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce. We learned more about his program and how he’s preparing the future of the printing industry.Read More
SkillsUSA is a national membership association serving college, high school and middle school students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations. Each year, SkillsUSA hosts the National Leadership and Skills Conference Championships, which features hands-on competitions that test students’ skills in one of over 100 competitions.
SGIA serves as the printing industry representative and coordinates the Screen Printing Technology and Graphic Imaging-Sublimation competitions. SGIA’s Johnny Shell, Ray Weiss and Erin Nuss attended SkillsUSA’s 2018 Conference in Louisville, Kentucky, and provided their unique perspectives on the event and its importance to the printing industry.Read More
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.Read More
May 9, 2018
At SGIA, we continually strive to inspire and create opportunities for the next generation in printing to ensure a sustainable future for our industry's workforce. One such opportunity is the ASDPT Tom Frecska Student Printing Competition, which not only spotlights some of today's students' amazing imaging work, but the programs serving as their knowledge foundation, allowing their skills and ideas to flourish.Read More