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 […]
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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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
“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.”
A first-year student in sport media is the first recipient of the Barbara Turnbull award — named after the Toronto Star journalist.
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.’
Campus security responded after a Ryerson media professor found a man in an accessible washroom in the Rogers Communications Centre.
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 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 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 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 […]
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