Cal Poly Graphic Communication Department Adds FacultyJuly 21, 2011
The Graphic Communication Department also welcomes Eric Johnson as an information technology specialist. Johnson earned a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Brigham Young University. He is a member of the national engineering honor society, Tau Beta Pi.
His professional experience ranges from computer support and theater technology to video production and music recording. Most recently he was a post-production audio specialist at BYU’s multimedia production unit, where he helped produce “New Spice | Study like a Scholar, Scholar,” a popular YouTube video parodying Old Spice commercials.
“The graphic communication industry is changing to better serve the way people and corporations want to send and receive information,” Levenson said. “Cal Poly is committed to remaining in the forefront of addressing these changes to help keep the industry vibrant. Our confidence in the industry remains strong; hence, we are investing in people and facilities to achieve this.”
About Cal Poly's Graphic Communication Department
Founded in 1946, the Graphic Communication Department is one of the largest and best-known programs of its kind in the nation. The department includes concentrations in graphic communication management, web and digital media, design reproduction technology, graphics for packaging, and individualized study. The program is strongly supported by industry with equipment, supplies and software for the department’s more than 33,000 square feet of modern laboratories, and with grants and endowments.
The Graphic Communication Institute at Cal Poly focuses on services for industry, including research, testing, product evaluations, consulting, training, seminars, workshops, conferences and publishing. The department is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Collegiate Graphic Communications (ACCGC).
Source: Cal Poly.