LaSalle College Vancouver is proud to announce that Graphic Design instructor Anne Ahmad-Burnett has earned the RGD 2022 Design Educator Award for Western Canada.
With 20 years of teaching and industry experience, Anne is an Instructor of Bachelor of Applied Design & Graphic Design Diploma at LaSalle College Vancouver. She is a conceptual thinker with focus on collaborative mentorship to help students reach highest level of achievement. While Anne is an expert at software applications for digital design with knack to learn and incorporate new technologies quickly, her foundation lies strongly in traditional design and practical hands-on experience in pre-press and printing. Anne has a proven track record of leadership and service with knowledge and skills to develop curricula that keeps current with industry standards.
"We want to extend our congratulations to Anne for this prestigious award. We are so grateful to have Anne as a member of our faculty team. This award acknowledges what we've know for a long time: that Anne is an exceptional professional and a great teacher. Our students benefit from her technical skills and her personal touch and it's faculty like Anne that make our program a great one." – Dr. Jason Dewling, President, LaSalle College Vancouver
“Anne provides a key role to the department by continually updating the displays to showcase the diversity of work created within the program. She is exceptional mentoring other faculty and shows genuine concern for the Graphic Design department and the outcomes of our students. Collaborating with other faculty and engaging discussions within the department is one of her strengths. She is always willing to assist students, and regularly meets with them outside of class hours to provide feedback.” Corrie Heringa, MDes CDP Program Director – Graphic Design, Photography and Liberal Studies LaSalle College Vancouver