Beth holds degrees in Visual Communication Design (a BFA from the University of Dayton) and Graphic and Interactive Design (an MFA from Tyler School of Art, Temple University). A few of her most notable teaching accomplishments include running a study abroad trip to Berlin and Prague with 25 design students, receiving a Nexus Learning grant to create graphic novels to improve health literacy for under-served international communities, guiding students in an annual 60-hour, client-driven design challenge and showcasing a student-designed exhibition on undocumented immigration in the lobby of the Pittsburgh City-Council Building. Her student work has been recognized by HOW Magazine, Adobe Design Achievement Awards, Graphis and AIGA PGH365.

Beth also maintain her own design practice. She has designed and strategized for a diverse array of clients such as The Citizen Science Lab, HOW magazine, WIRED UK, The Latika Roy Memorial Foundation and The Asia Society. Beth’s design work has been recognized regionally, nationally and internationally by Graphis, Creative Quarterly, AIGA PGH365, and AIGA World Studio. She has been featured in the publications such as Mastering Type: The Essential Guide to Typography for Print and Web Design, Fingerprint No. 2 and The Package and Design Magazine of China.


  • MFA in Graphic and Interactive Design, Tyler School of Art, Temple University
  • BS in Visual Communication Design, University of Dayton


  • Program Director, Visual Communication Design
  • Associate Professor, Visual Communication Design



Senior Graphic Design Presentations: Improving Health Literacy

This Fall senior Graphic Design Communication majors collaborated with Jefferson Occupational Therapy students to improve health literacy among non-English speaking/low English literate populations in Philadelphia.

Please join us Wednesday evening, December 11th, as groups present their research, process and design systems. Presentations will be begin every 30 minutes from 5:00pm-9:00pm.

AIGA Student Group Poster Show

In March 2019, the AIGA Jefferson student group hosted its second annual poster gala in the Design Center on Jefferson’s campus. The gala is a networking event organized by the group for students and industry professionals in the Philadelphia region. The students collected, printed, and displayed posters on the theme of “Love & Lust.” Over 50 submissions were received from a range of programs here at Jefferson including industrial design, animation, and architecture and nearby schools including Drexel, Tyler School of Arts, and the University of Delaware.