DELTA employees receive Art + Design Awards

The 14th annual College of Design Art + Design Department awards ceremony took place at the JC Raulston Arboretum in May. DELTA is pleased to recognize four current and former employees who received awards: Chrissie Van Hoever, Kelly Fish, Meg Snyder and Stephen Minervino.

Chrissie Van HoeverDELTA Dynamic Media Designer
Graduate Student (graduated December 2014)
Award(s):
Academic Excellence: Distinguished academic achievement in all scholarly pursuits.
Excellence in Research and Scholarship: demonstrated outstanding achievement in research and scholarship.

Kelly Fish, former DELTA part-time employee
Undergraduate Student (graduated May 2015)
Award(s):
Excellence in Art + Design: Demonstrated outstanding creativity and great professional promise.

Meg Snyder, current DELTA part-time employee
Undergraduate Student (graduated May 2015)
DELTA Contract Professional Designer
Award(s):
Academic Excellence: Distinguished academic achievement in all scholarly pursuits.

Stephen Minervino, former DELTA part-time employee
Undergraduate Student (graduated May 2015)
Award(s):
Digital Mouse Award: Excellence and Leadership in digital technology.

Van Hoever, Fish, Snyder and Minervino all agreed that having their hard work recognized was the most rewarding part about receiving these awards. Snyder who focused on animation, illustration and new media says, “To receive the award for academic excellence was a kind acknowledgement of the emphasis I put on academics while in design school”. Van Hoever focused on animation and new media but also did work with surface design, graphic design and interactive design. Minervino and Fish worked on a variety of courses together here at DELTA. Minervino helped with the launch of ANS 110 and HS 100. Fish worked on multiple animal science courses as well as a mobile app for a physics course and several other projects during her three years with DELTA.

Fish and Minervino both currently work at 3C Institute in Durham as animators/illustrators. Snyder is currently working here at DELTA as a contract designer, but hopes to continue her work in character design, storyboarding and concept for a variety of companies. Van Hoever is the Dynamic Media Designer at DELTA currently leading the design and development of several animations and instructional videos, as well as providing design support for a mobile app and an interactive 3D learning environment.

DELTA is proud of the hard work these employees have put into their projects and congratulates them on receiving awards for their studies.