Teaching both on-ground and online courses, faculty members act as the catalysts of collaboration-among programs, with faculty and students from other disciplines, and among other industry professionals.
Members of the SCAD faculty have gained national and international recognition as winners of Academy and Emmy Awards, best-selling authors, Fulbright scholars, U.S. patent holders, National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship recipients, LEED-accredited professionals and AIGA award winners. With an annual retention rate of 96 percent, SCAD professors are deeply committed to the students, mission and values of SCAD, and are passionate and engaging experts in their fields.
Professor Trudy Abadie recently received the 2011 Excellence in Distance Learning Teaching Award - Bronze from the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA). Presentation of this award took place at the 2011 USDLA Annual International Awards Ceremony as part of the national conference.