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Journal Features Work of Four Current and Past Faculty Members


Karen MurrayPennsylvania College of Technology was well represented in Visual Communications Journal 2004, with articles contributed or edited by four current and former members of the Graphic Communications faculty.

Karen J. Murray, an instructor of Graphic Communications, co-wrote an article titled “Needs Assessment for Graphic Communications Education.”

The journal is published annually by the International Graphic Arts Education Association. Murray authored the article with Daniel G. Wilson, a former assistant professor of Graphics Communications at Penn College. Wilson now teaches at Illinois State University.

The article discusses the conclusions of a survey sent to representatives of Pennsylvania’s printing industry. It is meant to help colleges and universities plan Thomas R. Tybergtheir graphic-communications curricula using the technology and processes that are most used in the industry, and to help keep members of the printing industry aware of current trends.

Also published in Visual Communications Journal 2004 is an article written by Thomas R. Tyberg, who in the fall joined the Penn College faculty as an assistant professor of Graphic Communications. He wrote the article “PDF Works Online: If You Use It, Do It Right,” while an assistant professor of graphic arts management at Ball State University.

The 2004 edition of the journal was edited by Dr. Mark Snyder, a former Penn College faculty member who is now an associate professor at Clemson University.

For more information about the Graphic Communications Program at Penn College, call (570) 327-4521, send e-mail or visit on the Web .

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