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Jun 27, 2014, 11:51 ET
SCAD School of Building Arts Dean Christian Sottile, the recipient of the AIA Young Architects Award, with Martin Smith, SCAD Executive Director of Design and New Construction, at the AIA Convention in Chicago. Smith was instrumental in the revitalization of SCAD Museum of Art, the recipient of the 2014 AIA National Honor Award for Architecture. (PRNewsFoto/SCAD)

SCAD recognized for three national honors at American Institute of Architects Convention

Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) was recognized for three honors by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) at the institute's national...

Apr 25, 2014, 14:38 ET
Photo Courtesy of SCAD (PRNewsFoto/Savannah College of Art...)

Temporary Chalk Masterpieces Create Open-Air Art Gallery at SCAD 2014 Sidewalk Arts Festival

 Savannah College of Art and Design will host its 33rd annual Sidewalk Arts Festival this Saturday, April 26, in Forsyth Park (Drayton St.,...

Apr 10, 2014, 08:00 ET
Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) today unveiled SCADpad, a micro-housing and adaptable reuse experiment that transformed its midtown Atlanta parking structure into a sustainable community, proposing an answer to growing urban housing challenges. Each unit features design themes inspired by SCAD locations: Asia, Europe and North America. This unit, SCADpad Europe, was inspired by the medieval landscape and history of SCAD Lacoste.  (PRNewsFoto/Savannah College of Art and Design)

Savannah College of Art and Design Unveils the Future of Urban Living

 Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) today unveiled SCADpad, a unique micro-housing and adaptive reuse experiment that transformed the...

Feb 21, 2014, 13:26 ET
A SCAD student sketches his design on the wall of Newell Rubbermaid's new Sharpie(R) brand headquarters, which will become part of permanent art installation. (PRNewsFoto/Savannah College of Art and Design)

SCAD makes permanent mark on Newell Rubbermaid's global headquarters during live art installation

Savannah College of Art and Design has partnered with Newell Rubbermaid to help the company permanently capture the essence of its brands and...

Feb 02, 2014, 18:05 ET
SCAD students animate Cleatus the Robot for the opener of Super Bowl XLVIII. (PRNewsFoto/Savannah College of Art and Design)

Redefining "The College Try:" FOX Sports Engages Students to Design Super Bowl XLVIII Opening Animation

With the airing of Super Bowl XLVIII, 20 Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) students became the first to have a hand in designing the...

Nov 18, 2013, 23:00 ET
Three hundred seventy seven graduates will be honored Saturday, Nov. 23, during Savannah College of Art and Design's inaugural fall commencement ceremony. Academy Award winning director-producer Lee Daniels will deliver the commencement address.  (PRNewsFoto/Savannah College of Art and Design)

Savannah College of Art and Design holds Commencement ceremony

 Three hundred seventy seven graduates will be honored Saturday, Nov. 23, during Savannah College of Art and Design's inaugural fall...

Nov 15, 2013, 06:00 ET

Top Interior Design Programs: Savannah College of Art and Design Leads the Way for a Third Consecutive Year

 DesignIntelligence has released its 2014 report of "America's Best Architecture & Design Schools," and for an unprecedented third year in...

Oct 31, 2013, 17:41 ET

SCAD reports ninety-one percent graduate employment rate

 The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) today released the results of a study that examined employment rate of its Spring Class of 2012....

Aug 13, 2013, 10:31 ET
Film and television students will study at SCAD's convenient location in Midtown Atlanta.  (PRNewsFoto/Savannah College of Art and Design)

SCAD Atlanta launches M.A. and M.F.A. film and television programs

 Savannah College of Art and Design, the premier provider of higher education in creative fields, announced today that it will offer two new...

Jan 30, 2013, 10:00 ET

Savannah College of Art and Design's inaugural aTVfest television festival honors Phylicia Rashad for Outstanding Television Achievement Feb. 14 in Atlanta

Announces panel, workshop schedule Feb. 14-16 As part of its inaugural aTVfest television festival, the Savannah College of Art and Design...

Nov 05, 2012, 14:00 ET
Actor Matt Dillon accepts the Outstanding Achievement in Cinema Award from SCAD President and Co-founder Paula Wallace at the 15th annual Savannah Film Festival.

Matt Dillon received an Outstanding Achievement in Cinema Award at the 2012 Savannah Film Festival

Matt Dillon received an Outstanding Achievement in Cinema Award Nov. 2 at the 15th annual Savannah Film Festival, presented by the Savannah College...

Nov 02, 2012, 14:00 ET

Diane Lane received an Outstanding Achievement in Cinema Award at the 2012 Savannah Film Festival

Diane Lane received the Outstanding Achievement in Cinema Award Nov. 1 at the 15th annual Savannah Film Festival, presented by the Savannah College...

Oct 31, 2012, 14:00 ET

Stan Lee received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2012 Savannah Film Festival

Comic book legend Stan Lee received a Lifetime Achievement Award Oct. 30 at the 15th annual Savannah Film Festival, presented by the Savannah...

Oct 29, 2012, 16:00 ET

John Goodman received an Outstanding Achievement in Cinema Award at the 2012 Savannah Film Festival

 John Goodman received an Outstanding Achievement in Cinema Award Oct. 28 at the 15th annual Savannah Film Festival, presented by the Savannah...

Oct 09, 2012, 08:30 ET

John Goodman, Stan Lee, David Lindsay-Abaire and John Gatins added to the list of honorees at the 15th annual Savannah Film Festival

 The 2012 Savannah Film Festival added Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning actor John Goodman ("The Artist"), former president and chairman of...

Oct 05, 2012, 10:03 ET

SCAD Unveils Revitalization of Lacoste's Historic Maison Basse

 La Maison Basse, located in Provence's Luberon Valley between the villages of Lacoste and Bonnieux, has led many...

Oct 01, 2012, 12:28 ET

Matt Dillon, Geoffrey Fletcher, Diane Lane And Michelle Monaghan Will Be Honored At 15th Annual Savannah Film Festival

 Academy Award-nominated actors Matt Dillon ("Crash") and Diane Lane ("Unfaithful") will be honored with Outstanding Achievement in Cinema...

Nov 16, 2011, 08:21 ET

SCAD Undergraduate and Graduate Programs in Interior Design Ranked Top in Nation

The Savannah College of Art and Design's interior design department has earned the two no. 1 rankings for its undergraduate and graduate programs...

Sep 22, 2011, 12:08 ET
Hosted by SCAD, the Savannah Film Festival will take place Oct. 29 - Nov. 5.  (PRNewsFoto/Savannah College of Art and Design)

Oliver Stone, Lily Tomlin, Ellen Barkin and James Marsden Will Be Honored at the 14th Annual Savannah Film Festival

Academy Award, Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning writer/director Oliver Stone ("Platoon," "Wall Street") will receive the Lifetime Achievement...

Sep 13, 2011, 10:22 ET

The Savannah College of Art and Design to Open Major Teaching Museum Devoted to Contemporary Art and Design on Oct. 29, 2011

The Savannah College of Art and Design announces one of its most important education initiatives to date: the new SCAD Museum of Art, a...