Alumni Success

Once you’ve completed your degree, you’ll be ready to join Nashville’s booming job sectors. In 2016, we helped place an average of 84% of graduates in their field of study. Plus, there’s never been a better time to enter the workforce. Forbes has labeled Nashville the #1 Metro area in 2017 for creating the most high wage jobs, tagging the fields of advertising and technology!

Also, a Recent study shows Nashville “has emerged as a global arts powerhouse” and “is consistently among the top four arts and culture markets in the United States,” citing figures of the arts and culture industry generating $429.3 million in annual economic activity and supporting 14,277 full-time jobs.

Designed by Tyler Earles, 2013 Graduate
Designed by Tyler Earles, 2013 Graduate

Famous Drummer Speaks During Graduation

Nossi College of Art’s 2019 commencement speaker, Greg Upchurch, studied music at the University of Central Oklahoma before starting a storied career as a drummer. He famously worked with Chris Cornell in the late 90s for Chris' solo album and tour and Upchurch was the drumming backbone for other rock bands including Eleven, Puddle of Mudd and 3 Doors Down. The bands Upchurch has played with have sold over 20 million albums! He is currently part of 3 Doors Down, a multi-platinum group. They are currently touring across North America. Not only does 3 Doors Down tour the nation; they ...

Stay Current with Nossi's 'Together' Program

The creative world is defined by its constant change and technological developments. It is essential to keep up-to-date with industry trends to have success, both in the classroom and in the real world. Not only does Nossi College provide students and alumni a means to stay current with professors active in Nashville’s graphic design, photo and ​Video and Film communities, but we also offer unique opportunities to refresh and refine your skillset. Nossi’s Together Program does exactly that. The Together Program is designed for students and alumni to retake any course they have already passed, without additional tuition costs. That’s right ...

Going for BROKE; Introducing a New Comic Series

Drake Denada "Epic" joins Mathias Bartholomew Santiago "Omega" as the perfect anti-heroes, two broke ‘average Joes’ challenging themselves to become paid, professional heroes. If you have ever struggled to pay a bill in college, then you know the struggle of Broke Comic. Nossi College joins Antonio Flores II and Kenneth Brian Moore, the creators of Broke Comic. Thanks to the Memphis Comic Expo, Antonio and Kenneth were able to secure a publishing deal and Broke will be available for sale in the fall of 2018. Click here to stay up to date!  How did you come up with the idea? ...

Alumni Success: Discovering Design

Meet Tyson Davis - a Graphic Design Media graduate of Nossi College of Art. Tyson, excelling in all things print and design, masters the process of taking an idea from concept to finished print on paper; an undeniable talent that he's been professionally honing for over 5 years. Why did you decide to become a graphic designer?  Becoming a graphic designer was something that I had no clue people actually did when I was a kid. I, like most people, see ads of all types every day and never thought that someone had to build and create them. I grew up in ...

Career Conversation with Bohan Advertising Agency

Bohan is an award-winning advertising agency located in Nashville, Tenn., focusing on local and national clients ranging in a variety of industries. Two members of their team visited Nossi College of Art to host a Career Conversation, highlighting frequently asked questions including: What is advertising? How does an ad agency work? Where would I fit in? Why should women, especially women of color, pursue a career in advertising? While here, they also encouraged students to participate in Ad Women for All Women (AWFAW), a diversity and inclusion initiative launched in 2016 by bohan. This event helps to address the lack of ...

Alumni Successes: Going the Extra Mile

Mike Gribble is a creator. He has always been and noticed it especially when he looked back on his experiences and realized he’s been artistic since high school. Each job he landed, he found himself working creatively to complete each task. Even working for Southern Trophy House, he was tasked with designing Advertising Awards for local and national ad agencies. He decided to take control of his life by going back to school and earning his Associate Degree in Interactive Graphic Design. He graduated in the Spring of 2017 and now has other goals to accomplish. How did you get ...

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