Senior Portfolio Walkthrough!

What is Senior Portfolio Walkthrough?

It is an evening reception to celebrate the accomplishments of our senior School of Design students as they display their work for all to see.

As you know, I am a current senior majoring in Graphic Design and will be graduating this Friday. So, I was told that it is “required” to attend this event, even though I really wanted to go since I went to the portfolio walkthrough for the past two years and I really enjoyed the event very much! Now, it is my turn! I just had my first and last senior portfolio walkthrough last night on May 14 from 5-7pm in University Gallery next to the Vignelli Center for Design Studies. I invited everyone including my supervisors, co-workers, classmates, friends, and many others. There were also a lot of other seniors from Graphic Design, Industrial Design and Interior Design majors showing their work. It was really nice!

I shared my table with two other deaf seniors from Graphic Design. We got a lot of nice compliments which gives me a lot of confidence in my future!

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Here is my portfolio of work and self-promo pieces on the table!

And it is not over yet. I will post one or two more times this week before I graduate! 😀

About Aileen

Name: Aileen (Ally) Wu

Major: Graphic Design

Hometown: Flushing, N.Y.

Why I chose RIT: RIT provides outstanding access services for deaf and hard-of-hearing students, and also has a great graphic design program that I wanted to pursue.

Clubs/Activities: Asian Deaf Club (collaborated events with Global Union, Asian Culture Society, Chinese Student Scholar Association, Deaf International Student Association and Pi Delta Psi), NTID Student Congress, and cashier/stocker at  The Market at RIT’s Global Village.

Hobbies/Interests: Designing/sketching, reading design inspiration blogs, hanging out with friends and working. Anything to keep me busy!

What I like best about RIT: I love the diversity here, and that I can interact with people from both the deaf and hard-of-hearing, and hearing worlds. I get the best of both worlds.

Favorite T.V. Shows: “Grimm,” “Law & Order: SVU,” “Cold Case” and “CSI.”

Fun fact about me: I’m a 24-year cancer survivor!

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