Mentorship 2019 is coming!

Posted on Nov 27th, 2018 by Sean Schumacher

Anxious about the Sophomore Portfolio Review? Want to connect with your classmates and make your work the best it can be? The PSUGD Mentorship program is coming soon to help!

Sign ups for both mentors and mentees will kick off early in Winter term 2019. Watch for posters throughout the Art Building and Annex beginning in January. Whether you’re prepping for review or already through it, it’s a great chance to grow your work and community at once.

Looking to get an early start on your SPR prep over the break? Check out the Sophomore Portfolio Review page at for the basics. There, we have a great review guide that was used last year and it’s a great place to start to review the Review. It’s filled with tips, a calendar, the rubric and other helpful tools to guide you through this process while you are waiting for the 2019 guide to arrive!


Last Sophomore Review Help Session!

Posted on Mar 12th, 2018 by Kate Bingaman-Burt

Our last Sophomore help session is March 22nd in room 320 at 1PM!

Please arrive on time, with materials ready for taking notes. There will be time at the end of the presentation for asking whatever questions you may have. Before attending an Information Session, note that it is in your best interest to read the information packet and download the checklist that pertains to this year’s Review.

ATTENDING ONE of the information sessions IS A REQUIREMENT for the Portfolio Review. You should also be on the lookout for additional emails and posters throughout Spring term announcing important events/updates related to The Review. You do not need to register for information sessions. Just show up 😉

March 22, Thurs (AB 320) at 1PM


Advising! It’s a GOOD Thing!

Posted on Feb 5th, 2018 by Kate Bingaman-Burt

Above: Illustration by Adjunct Professor Kate Giambrone.

Did you know that Kate Giambrone also holds office hours EXCLUSIVELY for sophomores! Same goes for Adjunct Professor Julianna Johnson! These two are here for sophomores going through the portfolio review. Drop in to see Kate on Wednesdays from 9-10 in the main art office room 110A. Drop in the see Julianna on Wednesdays from 4-5 in the main art office room 110A. You may also book appointments with them and the rest of the graphic design faculty over on our advising page!


Info Session Sign-in

Posted on Jan 31st, 2018 by briar

Attending the info session today? Please sign in here.



Posted on Jan 28th, 2018 by Kate Bingaman-Burt

Meet your Mentor/Mentee! 

For those of you who signed up to participate in the Mentorship program, we have matched you up with a Mentor or Mentee. With the Sophomore Portfolio Review now on the horizon, let’s kick off our new friendships by eating pizza, talking strategy, and breaking the ice.

It’s also O-K if your Mentor/Mentee can’t make it— come hang out anyway! There will be lots of useful information that you can share with them later, and plenty of sweet people to hang out with.

Forgot to sign up for Mentorship? It’s not too late! Please fill out the form to be a Mentor here: or fill out the form to be a Mentee here: OR join us at Thursday’s event, and we can help you get signed up.

The Mentorship program was created to pair Sophomores with a Junior or Senior to support them through the Sophomore Portfolio Review that happens in the Spring. A Mentor can be an extra set of eyes, a cheerleader in the crowd, and just someone to relate to who can honestly say, “I’ve been there.” Anyone in the PSU.GD program can participate. Sign up for Mentorship today!

Please RSVP so we know a good number for getting PIZZA 🙂

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