We Like to Win!
UCO design students have successfully won more ADDY awards than any other design school in the nation. In 2015 alone, our students won 105 ADDY awards – in 2014, we won over 90! Not only do our students enter the American Advertising Awards, but they also enter competitions such as Graphex and AIGA Flux. Students also submit work (not only have they submitted, buy many have been published) into publications such as Print, How, and CA. What can we say? We like to win!
ADDYs – 125 Local (113 Student, 12 Professional)
AIGA Flux – 25 Total: 1 Best in Poster Category, and 24 Recognized Entries
Graphex48 –  TBD
HOW International Design Awards – 2
ADDYs – 101 Local (96 Student, 5 Professional), 34 District (29 Student, 5 Professional), 10 National (9 Student, 1 Professional)
AIGA Flux – 15 Total: 1 Best in Show, 1 Category Honorable Mention, and 13 Recognized Entries
Graphex47 – 3 Total
HOW International Design Awards – 2
IDEC Student Design Competition – Graduate Finalists, Adrienne Wright and Lydia Myers
ADDYs – 105 Local: 36 Gold, 38 Silver, 27 Bronze,and 3 Special Judge's Awards
AIGA Flux – 11 Total: 11 Recognized Entries
Graphex46 – 1 Gold: Best Student Portfolio
Sappi Ideas That Matter Grant – Julia Radke received a $25,000 Sappi Grant for AdoptUgly

ADDYs – 88 Local: 24 Gold, 34 Silver, 30 Bronze
What the heck is Winner Winner Chicken Dinner!?
Winner Winner Chicken Dinner is a program within the department of design that directly benefits the students. With this program, the department is able to pay for student's entry fees into design competitions, such as the ADDYs, AIGA Flux, and Graphex. It also supports entry fees for students to submit work into publications, such as Print, How, and CA.

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