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2021 DTC Showcase

The annual DTC Awards & Showcase is held at the end of each academic year to celebrate the achievements of the DTC community. During the Showcase, awards are given that acknowledge efforts in technical achievement, creative pursuits, and critical discourse with an emphasis on inclusion, equity, and diversity throughout.

For the 2020-2021 academic year, the Awards will be awarded virtually on Thursday, April 29th, from 6pm–7:30pm, via Zoom. The categories are listed below.

 

Innovative Teaching
Awarded to an instructor, graduate student instructor, or undergraduate student who actively works to improve the DTC mission, curriculum, and student experience through innovative teaching and pedagogical practice.

Emerging Scholar
Awarded to a DTC student or pre-DTC major student who demonstrates strong potential and technical, artistic, and critical work during their freshman and/or sophomore year.

Emerging Scholar (Tri Cities Campus)
Awarded to a Tri Cities DTC student or pre-DTC major student who demonstrates strong potential and technical, artistic, and critical work during their freshman and/or sophomore year.

Distinguished Scholar
Awarded to a DTC student who demonstrates continued excellence and comprehensive technical, artistic, and critical work during their junior or senior year.

Distinguished Scholar (Tri Cities Campus)
Awarded to a Tri Cities DTC student who demonstrates continued excellence and comprehensive technical, artistic, and critical work during their junior or senior year.

Excellence in Gaming and Interactive Media
Awarded to a DTC student with excellent work in game design, coding, information architecture, UX/UI, and/or usability.

Excellence in Film, Sound, & Animation
Awarded to a DTC student with excellent work in time-based media such as sound, film or animation.

Excellence in Design & Visual Communication
Awarded to a DTC student with excellent work in graphic design, curation, web design, or visual communication.

Inclusion
Awarded to a DTC student whose work and actions exemplify the DTC mission of working toward a more just world for all. Including issues of diversity, inclusion, justice, and advocacy.

Leadership
Awarded to a DTC student with exemplary leadership skills.

Innovation
Awarded to a DTC student whose work and actions show excellent innovation in creative production, critical thinking, research, perspective, and/or use of technology.

Collaboration
Awarded to a student or group of students with a strong track record of collaboration and partnerships.

Grit
Acknowledging a DTC student who has overcome immense obstacles to finish their degree at WSU. For recognition in persistence, resilience, and dedication in working through difficulty.

Community Engagement
Awarded to a DTC student who provided exemplary community engagement and service to the WSU and greater Palouse community during the past curricular year.

Outstanding Senior
Outstanding senior nominations are for DTC Pullman seniors graduating in any term of 2021 (spring, summer, or fall 2021 graduation dates). Awarded to an exceptionally meritorious student whose work exemplifies and supports the mission, vision, and goals of the DTC program.

Previous DTC Showcase Winners

 

Winners from the 2019-2020 academic year are listed at the 2020 DTC Awards & Showcase.

Winners from earlier years are listed at the Previous DTC Awards & Showcase.