Dr. David Smith
title: Professor of Graphic Design
Dean, School of Professional Studies
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home state: Maryland
Frostburg State College, Frostburg, MD - BS in Art
Frostburg State University, Frostburg, MD - Interdisciplinary Master of Education
Vermont College, Montpelier, VT - MFA in Visual Art
favorite movie: Funny Farm
favorite food: Ice Cream
favorite type of music: Movie soundtracks
favorite vacation spot: Outer Banks of North Carolina
what's on your night-stand right now?: Tom Clancy book
who/what/where INSPIRES you & why? Nature: from the vast expanses of a landscape to the intricate detail of a blossom.
hobbies/interests/extra-curricular activities OUTSIDE SU: Adventure sports: Scuba and Mountaineering. Blue and Gold officer for the United States Naval Academy (note: A Blue and Gold Officer is part of a nationwide network of trained Naval Academy Information Officers who help people find out all they can about the naval academy and the professional opportunities available to them after graduation...). These officers, located in every state, are well qualified to counsel you on all aspects of the Naval Academy.
activities/interests/associations ON CAMPUS: play racquetball, RD (resident director) in residence life, starting a garden club on campus.
favorite class to teach @ SU & why: Two classes: Three-Dimensional Design because I work with freshman and investigate art in-the-round... also Senior Project because it is a class where students demonstrate all of their abilities as they prepare to enter the professional world.
why (do you like) Schreiner? The scale, it is the right size campus to be friendly yet empower you to be the most you can be.
Check out Schreiner's Virtual Art Gallery