Professor Vicki L. Meloney has enjoyed teaching in the Communication Design Department at Kutztown University since 2003. She is an undergraduate alumni of Kutztown University (class of 93) and holds an MFA from Temple University’s Tyler School of Art. Professor Meloney teaches many classes within the Graphic Design concentration, including Package Design, Print Media Production, Restaurant Graphics, Visual Thinking, Graphic Design I and II, Visual Translation and Poster Design. In addition to teaching responsibilities, Professor Meloney has served the Communication Design Department, The College of Visual and Performing arts and the University by serving on multiple committees.
Professor Meloney currently heads the annual KUCD Designathon. Designathon has become a highly anticipated event, by students, faculty, alumni and non-profit organizations in the community. Designathon is a 24-hour event where teams of volunteer Communication Design students along with professors and alumni, design and produce pro-bono creative works for non-profits. Each year, tens of thousands of dollars of creative work is donated to area non-profits that are in need of design services.
Prior to teaching full time, Professor Meloney has spent more then ten years in the fields of graphic design and advertising. She has vast experience working with local, national and international clients from all parts of the world. Her work has won many design awards including a Gold International Davey Award and a Gold International Hermes Award. Her work has been published in many well know design publications.
In addition to teaching at Kuztown University, Professor Meloney enjoys speaking at design conferences and loves keeping a pulse on the world of visual communication. She maintains memberships with the University and College Designers Association, College Art Association and AIGA the professional association for design. Professor Meloney also owns and operates her own freelance graphic design business.
MFA, Tyler School of Art
BFA, Kutztown University