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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

Preparing the Next Generation: The Educator Perspective

Posted by Lauren Searson on 7/25/18 9:23 AM

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.

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Topics: SGIA, Printing, Wide Format, Print, Printing Industry, SGIA Expo, College, Students, Business Solution, Scholarship, Education, Academic Connection

SGIA Supports the Next Generation of Print (Part 1)

Posted by SGIA Department of Print Technology and Training on 7/13/18 11:36 AM

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. It’s a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to develop a skilled workforce.

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Topics: SGIA, Printing, Print, Printing Industry, Industry Training, Students, Leadership and Culture, Scholarship, SkillsUSA, 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