design is a way of life, a point of view
Danika Garza is a senior Digital Marketing major and Visual Communication Design Minor at St. Mary’s University. Her innate capacity for creation and problem-solving has steered her toward the advertising sector, where she aspires to challenge herself and peers to design, assess, and grow.
Born and raised in San Antonio, Texas, Garza has a passion for giving back to the community she has called home for so long. She has served at many different nonprofit organizations, including Meal On Wheels, Vamos Ya!, Catholic Charities, SA Food Bank, and the Children’s Shelter.
Having consistently held a spot on the Dean’s List since her admission to university, she is a hard worker who balances her full-time studies with two year-round jobs to gain the skills and knowledge for a successful career in the field of advertising.
Garza currently works in the Office of Community Engagement at St. Mary’s, where her main focus involves creating marketing materials and managing social media activity for events hosted by the office.
After graduating (Spring of 2022), Garza plans to gain professional experience in the field before pursuing master’s degree in Advertising or Digital Media Design.
here’s the latest…
A storyline series on the song “Changes” by David Bowie The series of images compiled for the final project of my Photography I course recreates the storyline of the 1971 song “Changes” by David Bowie, a timeless anthem representing the struggles of one’s identity as an ever changing member of society. Bowie speaks on theContinue reading “Telling Tales Series: “Changes””
Writing, recording, and producing a podcast news package for this project has given me the opportunity to practice my announcing voice. I learned that there is much more technique to recording audio such as this. Each topic read requires a certain emotion, speed, and resonance to accurately deliver information. It was something that proved toContinue reading “Learning Curve: Podcast / Radio News Package”
High school student, Jillian Garza, takes us through her thoughts on all things baking while preparing a recipe perfect for the fall season. While watching her prepare the dish, we hear how she began her interest in baking. Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 3 teaspoons baking powder 1-1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon baking sodaContinue reading “Cinnamon Apple Strudel Muffins”