Harvey Levenson

IT ISN’T necessary to sell printers on the beauty and endurance of ink. Some prefer to take it home with them, and not just on their clothes. The morning show of a Philadelphia-based radio station, WMMR, has a weekly feature it calls Tattoosday, in which listeners come in to the studio on a Tuesday morning to have a small tattoo applied by a local artist.

Cal Poly’s Graphic Communication Department is partnering with Goss International to revolutionize the printing industry by making it interactive.  In an ongoing commitment to enhancing the value of printed material to consumers and advertisers, the department works with key corporations to develop strategies to revitalize print in unique ways, said Harvey Levenson, head of the Graphic Communication Department.

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA—04/25/08—Cal Poly’s Graphic Communication Department and New York University’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies (NYU-SCPS) have teamed up to promote graduate education in graphic communications management. The partnership between Cal Poly and NYU’s Graphic Communications Management and Technology master’s program is called “East Meets West.” Cal Poly is promoting its relationship with NYU to encourage students to consider graduate school. “Our industry needs high-level critical thinkers and people who can come up with new ways of solving old problems,” said Harvey Levenson, department head of Cal Poly’s Graphic Communication Department. “NYU’s program provides this through its connections to New

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA—11/12/07—Several international companies sensitive to the issues of sustainability have stepped up to do something about it. Kodak, Mohawk Papers, Quebecor World, and Xerox are initial sponsors of the upcoming sustainability conference at Cal Poly, titled “The Business of Green Media.” The conference, set for Jan. 24, will bring together leaders in the production of sustainable media. Sessions will focus on the business challenges and opportunities that face the graphic arts community and those involved in media production. This includes printers, publishers, packaging companies, advertising agencies, graphic designers, Web and Internet site developers, and equipment manufacturers and supply vendors, and educators. A reception

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