poster contest was a winner
By Scott Bigelow
Poster contest winners - from left: Wendell Campbell, Justin
Matthews, Heather Stanley, Jennifer Hogan (winner) and art Prof.
a senior art major, won the Disability Support Services
(DSS) poster contest at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.
came from research, Hogan said.
Professor (Margie) Labadie sent us out to do research, and I went to
DSS and picked up some brochures," she said. "I wanted to
encompass all disabilities, not just one, so I focused on ability instead
Hogan's poster depicts
a magnifying glass that enlarges the ability from the word disability.
She was pleased with the results.
"It's a good
portfolio piece for me," she said.
poster will be used as part of an advertising campaign for DSS in the
2004 fall semester. The campaign will feature a slogan, such as "Illuminate
Your Ability," "Focus on Your Abilities' or "disABILITIES."
for Disability Support Services, Hogan's work makes a positive statement,
said contest facilitator Jennifer Lowry, assistant director for DSS.
poster fits perfectly with our mission," Lowry said. "Our
goal was to make people think about disabilities in a positive way,
and this is it."
The office, which
serves about 600 students with a variety of disabilities, will use the
winning entry on posters, letterhead, websites and brochures. There
were 27 entries, many from UNCP's Art Department. Art Professor Margie
Labadie served as a consultant on the project.
mention in the contest were Justin Matthews, Heather Stanley and Wendell
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