Connection Chronicles: Collaborating Beyond the Classroom

Graphic Design Instructor and Alumnus for the Win

Eric Melhorn is no stranger to the field of design. Before he became an instructor, he worked for more than 25 years as a designer and art director, eventually starting his own freelance design business, Funkiture. Like many professionals, in 2008 Melhorn found himself thrown around by the crashing economy. It wasn’t until he was out of a job that he found the door to his future career as a teacher open up.