The Buchtelite

Several UA Students, Faculty, Alumni Receive ADDYs at American Advertising Awards

A group of students and faculty with their awards at the 2020 American Advertising Awards.

By Megan Parker, Editor-in-Chief

March 8, 2020

Nearly 30 students, faculty and alumni from The University of Akron Myers School of Art received ADDY awards during the local round of the annual American Advertising Awards. Presented each year by the Akron Chapter of the American Advertising Federation (AAF-Akron), the local tier is the first of the three...

Students win design awards

Scott Kessler, AAF-Akron, President and Jacob Thompson, of The University of Akron, receiving the Student Best of Show award for his Cleveland Cyclewerks branding project.

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

March 2, 2015

The Akron Chapter of the American Advertising Federation held its 70th annual American Advertising Awards at the Akron Civic Theater on Friday, Feb. 20. The ADDY Awards is a three-tiered national competition and is considered to be the world’s largest advertising competition. “The mission of...

Campaign ads help some, annoy others

November 6, 2012

Written by: Alicia Seitz As the polls begin to open and voting starts, student voters are looking for more actual information than just campaign ads. Student voters hear campaign ads every time they turn on the television or tune into the radio. “I feel if you want to be an educated voter, you must ...