Post Tagged with: "FCAD"

Members of the community discussing concerns during a TRC talking circle. (Courtesy Aboriginal Education Council)

Ryerson’s indigenous community wants its own building

FCAD is in the beginning stages of planning a building to support indigenous artists.

by Brooklyn Pinheiro· · News, On Campus
Kevin Cordick, a Ryerson client support technician, working at the university's Equipment Distribution Centre. (Alex Pankratz/Ryersonian Staff)

Humans of Ryerson

“It is a modern university in a modern world and it really blends in with the city around it.”

An employee at Cannabis Culture’s Church Street location, prepares a joint on Mar. 8, 2017. (Courtesy Nathan Sing)

Poll: Students in the Faculty of Arts love their weed most

A recent Ryerson survey suggests that there are more weed smokers in the Faculty of Arts than in any other faculty, which reinforces the stereotype of the liberal arts and pot.

by Julia Ho· · News, On Campus, students
The FCAD Fab Lab is located on the first floor of the Ryerson School of Interior Design. (Robyn Bell/Ryersonian)

New 3D Print Lab Offers More Opportunities for FCAD students

  Ryerson now has its very own 3D print lab, the FCAD Fab Lab, in the Ryerson School of Interior Design (RSID) at 302 Church St., but it will not be available for all Ryerson students. The budget for the new 3D print lab was approximately $130,000 which included 15 printers, and the supplies. Jeremy Littler, a technical support worker […]

(Nikolas Theodorakidis/Ryersonian Staff)

The 3D printers are finally here!

FCAD students can now use the newly arrived 3D printers for less than $10. Watch as Ryersonian TV’s Madonna Dennis and Emily Theodore show you how.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus, Videos
RUBIX showcases top creative work

RUBIX showcases top creative work

In only its second year, the RUBIX showcase is helping to inspire collaboration between faculty members. The second annual RUBIX event took place at the Image Arts building Monday, showcasing projects from the Faculty of Communication and Design (FCAD). “It’s accomplished what it’s meant to do, which is peer-to-peer support and celebration,” said FCAD dean Charles Falzon. At last year’s […]

The winning ‘idea’ for accessible living space

The winning ‘idea’ for accessible living space

Ryerson interior design and engineering students worked together to design spaces for those living with paraplegia at this year’s Interior Design and Engineering Affiliation (IDEA) competition. On Oct. 8, over 90 students were given six hours to design a two-storey living space in the form of a floor plan and virtual prototype. The students had to create a design that […]

by Robyn Fiorda· · News
Students to bring big ‘ideas’ to Rye’s design competition

Students to bring big ‘ideas’ to Rye’s design competition

Engineering and design students will come together to tackle real-world problems at the Interior Design & Engineering Affiliation (I.D.E.A) competition this weekend. On Oct. 8, about 145 students will combine their skills to create a solution to a health care problem in the form of a floorplan and virtual prototype. The exact problem will be kept under wraps until the […]

The Transmedia Zone's Music Den is an incubator for Toronto's music industry innovators  (Casimir Boivin)

Ryerson’s Music Den hits the right note for young innovators

The Faculty of Communication and Design’s (FCAD) new Music Den is already on its way to helping a Toronto-based innovator discover his passion. For Chris Prendergast, 29, the opportunity to work with industry veterans and collaborate with other young entrepreneurs inspired him to apply to be a part of the Music Den, a program that provides help to innovators in […]

FCAD is pioneering a faculty specific mental health pilot program rolling out this year. (Kevin John Siazon)

FCAD mental health pilot program faces delay

A lack of staff is preventing one of the Faculty of Communication and Design’s (FCAD) mental health pilot programs from rolling out as scheduled. The programs, piloted by FCAD, were announced last spring. They are focused on professional support for faculty, directing students to available mental health supports on campus and creating connections between peers. The peer-connecting program, which pairs […]

by David Greenberg· · Health, News
(Nikolas Theodorakidis/Ryersonian Staff)

FCAD to pilot mental health programs

Ryerson’s Faculty of Communication and Design (FCAD) will test out a series of pilot mental health programs next year created to help struggling students navigate campus resources. John Austin, the executive director of student affairs, said that after a year-long test run, these programs could be implemented throughout the school as soon as the 2017-18 school year. “We want to […]

by Allison Ridgway· · News, On Campus
The Ryerson Communication & Design Society banner on Jan. 28, 2016 (Olivia McLeod/Ryersonian Staff).

RCDS bans slates from running in elections

The Ryerson Communication & Design Society (RCDS) board of directors quietly passed a bylaw that banned students from running as slates, or groups, on Jan. 21, 2016.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus
FCAD Dean Charles Falzon.(Courtesy Clifton Li)

Chatting with FCAD dean Charles Falzon: ‘I think we have to relax a little’

“We need to make sure that as things unfold, we adapt and we don’t set ourselves up in such a way that we cannot be nimble.”

by Lana Hall· · Arts & Life
First-year student Matthew Vocino is the first recipient of the award. (Charlotte Arnold/Ryersonian Staff)

Barbara Turnbull Award given to Ryerson sport media student

A first-year student in sport media is the first recipient of the Barbara Turnbull award — named after the Toronto Star journalist.

by Charlotte Arnold· · News, Off Campus, students
FCAD hosts first-ever RUBIX event at Image Arts Building

FCAD hosts first-ever RUBIX event at Image Arts Building

The nine schools that make up FCAD were represented, and 26 exhibitors displayed the latest developments of their work — including an intricate paper shoe collection and a ‘Global Campus Network.’

Ryerson campus security go to the first-floor accessible washroom of the Rogers Communications Centre Nov. 4, 2015. (Latifa Abdin/Ryersonian Staff)

Campus security responds to man found on RCC bathroom floor

Campus security responded after a Ryerson media professor found a man in an accessible washroom in the Rogers Communications Centre.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus
A memorial for third-year film student Nadia Marzouca stands in the Image Arts Building lobby on Sept. 30. (Madeline Smith / Ryersonian Staff)

Third-year film student found dead on campus

Students and staff at Ryerson’s School of Image Arts are grieving after the death of a third-year film student. Faculty of Communication and Design dean Charles Falzon said in a notice sent this morning that Nadia Marzouca was found dead on campus last night.

by Madeline Smith· · News, On Campus
$20k film award for Communication & Design Society VP stokes online controversy

$20k film award for Communication & Design Society VP stokes online controversy

Ryerson film student Luke Villemaire, who is the vice-president of finance for the Ryerson Communication and Design Society (RCDS), excused himself from voting when his film project came up for funding consideration. Nonetheless, the fact that his he was awarded $20,000 from RCDS has raised eyebrows.

Student gets 20k from Ryerson for film project

Student gets 20k from Ryerson for film project

Where is Kyle Walker, and how far are you willing to go to find him? That is the central question in a feature film project that is being developed by students and alumni from Ryerson’s Faculty of Communication and Design (FCAD). The creative mind behind the project is Luke Villemaire, a 20-year-old film student who has partnered up with Ryerson […]

by Victoria Chan· · Arts & Life, Film & Television, students
RADmag goes official with magazine launch party

RADmag goes official with magazine launch party

After a silent release with the first issue, RADmag celebrated the release of their second issue last Thursday with an official launch party at The Great Hall on Queen Street West. The Ryerson student-run magazine showcases student’s works in photography, fashion and interior design and promotes collaboration from different Faculty of Communication and Design (FCAD) programs. The bi-annual publication began as […]

by Elizabeth Glassen· · Arts & Life, Literature
FCAD’s first-ever talent show gives savvy students the spotlight

FCAD’s first-ever talent show gives savvy students the spotlight

The best and brightest of Ryerson’s Faculty of Communication and Design (FCAD) got a chance to shine Wednesday night. FCAD Stars, the very first FCAD-only talent show, was held in the auditorium of the Rogers Communications Centre on Nov. 19. The newly-minted Ryerson Communication and Design Society (RCDS) organized the event. Contestants sang, danced, drummed and clapped their way through […]

The Ryerson Communication and Design Society's first semi-annual general meeting will be held Nov. 13.

Ryerson Communication and Design Society: One year later

Just a year after the Ryerson Communication and Design Society was formed, its leaders are boasting major accomplishments. They’ve already funded $15,000 to student groups this year and hosted an impressive lineup of events, but riding on the success of last year’s referendum will need careful steering moving forward. Sitting comfortably as the second most successful voter turnout in Ryerson […]

by Alisha Sawhney· · education, jobs, News, On Campus, students
In pictures: Wearable Art Show 2013

In pictures: Wearable Art Show 2013

Ryerson fashion students were among designers who showcased their looks at Ryerson’s Wearable Art Show Tuesday night. Glitter,  four-inch heels and dramatic gowns hit the runway at Berkeley Church on Queen St. E. For promising Ryerson talent, the event was an opportunity for students to showcase their designs for free on a professional platform, says the show’s co-founder Ketzie Sherman. […]

Tyler Webb is the Image arts course union president. (Mohamed Omar / Ryersonian Staff)

Union blues: FCAD leaders lament limited RSU funding

Course union presidents from the Faculty of Communication and Design (FCAD) say funding from their primary banker is too limiting, and getting access to money can be a bureaucratic nightmare. Sachil Patel, president of the radio and television school of media’s course union, said budgets the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) provides groups like his for advertising, events and orientations are […]

by Mohamed Omar· · News, On Campus
Opinion: FCAD needs the RCDS

Opinion: FCAD needs the RCDS

The Ryerson Communication and Design Society (RCDS) isn’t just a good idea. It’s a flat out no-brainer. The proposed RCDS will be a collaborative student government body that will unite and support the nine schools within the Faculty of Communication and Design (FCAD). Its structure will be similar to the highly successful Ryerson Commerce Society, which represents about 8,000 students […]

by Bruce Laregina· · Opinion
This isn't Dexter's kill room, it's Krista Brown's fashion week internship. (Courtesy Krista Brown)

Fixing bad internships with a new committee

By Julia Mohamed After 11 internships and one gig cleaning up a bloody sheep’s brain and pig’s heart with her bare hands, Krista Brown got fed up with bad unpaid internships. Brown found herself elbow deep in barnyard animal bits, incongruously, while interning for a jewelry show that was part of New York City Fashion Week. She left the internship […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus

FCAD moving closer to having own society

By Maham Abedi Ryersonian Staff Students in Ryerson’s Faculty of Communication and Design (FCAD) are one step closer to forming their own society after getting the green light from the board of governors to hold a referendum. “I’m very happy, very relieved,” said Cormac McGee, a third-year journalism student who presented the proposal to the board of governors Monday night. […]

by Maham Abedi· · News, On Campus

FCAD looking to create society

By Maham Abedi If all goes according to plan, Faculty of Communication and Design (FCAD) students may have their own student society by January. The initiative, launched by 11 students, proposes a brand new student society called the Ryerson Communication and Design Society (RCDS) that would enable full-time students from FCAD’s nine programs to collaborate on projects and mingle at social events. “We […]

by Maham Abedi· · News, On Campus
FCAD student society advocate talks to the Ryersonian

FCAD student society advocate talks to the Ryersonian

Host: Hays Morrison Producer: Joshua McLean

by Joshua McLean· · News, On Campus, RyersonianTV, Videos, Webcasts