Welcome GCM Students!
Welcome to our 460 GCM students, including 152 new first-year students and 6 international exchange students! The enthusiasm and positive energy of GCM students is always impressive, as is your passion for print. We are looking forward to seeing you during Orientation Week (August 29-September 2, 2011) and in class. Please note the dates and information below.
Mon. Aug. 22 – Fri. Aug. 26, 2011 — GCM Quick Start CDGA 100 for incoming first-year students
Tue. Aug. 30, 2011 — GCM Mandatory First Year Student Orientation, 12:00-4:00 p.m., Room RCC 204
Tue. Sep. 6, 2011 — Classes begin for all full-time day students
Current Students Website: http://www.ryerson.ca/currentstudents
Student Life Website: http://studentlife.ryerson.ca
Orientation Website: http://www.ryerson.ca/orientation
Ryerson Student Guide: http://www.ryerson.ca/studentguide
Professors Kular and Sharma head to GRAPH EXPO
Sept 11–14 • McCormick Place, Chicago
Profs Chris Kular and Abhay Sharma will attend GRAPH EXPO in Chicago, Sept 11–14, 2011. Chris Kular will attend and participate in the GASC / Printing Industries of America Teacher’s Conference that provides an update for graphic arts educators. The Teacher’s Conference is held in conjunction with Graph Expo and provides educators with the opportunity to learn about current industry trends and the latest equipment and products. Through the program, Prof Kular is able to provide GCM students with information relating to the latest technology and trends in print media. In a separate program, Abhay Sharma will be a presenter in the GRAPH EXPO seminar series, where he will talk about “Digital Presses – A Pre-Purchase Primer”. In this seminar, Abhay will provide a basic overview of digital presses for the offset printer and explore digital press characteristics and operations including production and technical issues of the print engine and controller. A key area is colour management and the ability of digital presses to match offset printing. Attend Abhay’s seminar and receive a special $50 discount code for seminar registration. Use registration code: SAVE50 and get $50 off the seminar registration fee. See you at GRAPH EXPO.