Alumna Keetra Dean Dixon (2D Design ’06) has been named one of the “Educators To Watch” by Graphic Design USA. According to the magazine, “The common thread is that these are people who are making a difference to their students, schools and community.” Dixon is an educator at Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) and her work earned a U.S. Presidential Award, a place in the permanent design collection at SFMOMA and an ADC Young Gun Award (in 2008). Her clients have included The New York Times, Nike, VW and Coach. She acted as Design Director for installations featured at the Venice Architecture Biennale and has shown at the Walker Art Center, the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum and the Museum of Arts and Design in NYC. In 2015, Dixon was a featured speaker at the Type Directors Club and the AIGA Design Conference.