Colleen is a sophomore at James Madison University and is studying Media Arts & Design with a concentration in Creative Advertising and a minor in Studio Art. Originally from Albany, NY, Colleen took a variety of graphic design and art classes in high school and is very passionate about all different aspects of design. She is a member of JMU’s Bare Naked Ladies, a group that advocates self confidence and acceptance, as well as the JMU SMAD club. Next semester, she plans on traveling, studying, and interning in London, England. In her free time Colleen is normally reading, writing, or catching up with friends.
Will is a sophomore at James Madison University studying Media Arts and Design, with a concentration in Creative Advertising, and Graphic Design. Growing up in Richmond, Virginia, Will developed a creative mind and has always been fascinated by art. He took art classes in middle and high school to further this passion of his. Aside from his studies, Will is the historian of the JMU Club Gymnastics team where his duties contain clothing design, alumni outreach, and photo collecting. Often times, he is found working in the art studios or the SMAD computer labs, and reading design magazines. Will aspires to intern with the Martin Agency in downtown Richmond, which is an advertising agency that has worked on big projects such as the Geico caveman commercial.
Kristen is a sophomore in James Madison University’s School of Media Arts and Design and is concentrating in Creative Advertising and minoring in Human Resource Development. Inspired by the fashion industry, Kristen became passionate about creative design, media, and communication. She aspires, one day, to work for an in-house advertising agency for a fashion brand. At James Madison, Kristen is a member of the Alpha Phi International Sorority and works at a custom designs store in Harrisonburg, VA. In her free time, she enjoys reading and spending time with family and friends.
Nicole is a sophomore at James Madison University studying Media Arts and Design, with a concentration in Creative Advertising. Growing up in Northern Virginia, Nicole grew her passion for fitness and researching top fitness brands. Overtime she has developed a mind for design and creativity. She spends her time in the SMAD labs doing schoolwork, and gathering updated information on various fitness related corporations. She is a member of the Alpha Sigma Alpha Sorority, as well as the JMU Fitness Club. This semester, Nicole became a personal trainer at James Madison’s UREC. In her free time, she enjoys working out or helping others in the gym, along with spending time with friends and family.