Created Partnerships in Design Education for Students of Color – OSMOSIS
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Created Partnerships in Design Education for Students of Color

Pictured above: Byron Jones, 2014 Scholarship Recipient

What if We Created Partnerships to Further the Design Education for Students of Color…

Byron Johnson is a recent graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Design, where he earned a Bachelor of Design in Industrial Design. Like many of his peers, Byron is excited to engage in an approach to design that considers human needs and seeks to address the grand challenges of our time. Byron is the first recipient of the UIC Design | Project Osmosis Award. When reflecting on his undergraduate education, Byron reflects “My time spent at the university was transformative on many levels both personal and professional.” describing the University as a solid base during a time of personal uncertainty. In addition to his design-related activities, Byron enjoys live music and theatre. He is passionate about sports.

To hear more stories like Byron Johnson’s, join us september 6th 2014 at the Project Osmosis Annual Benefit in partnership with the University of Illinois Chicago-School of Art & Design

Shirley Justice-Kelly
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