Nichole Rustad

Contact Information

  • Email: Nichole Rustad
  • Phone: 937-229-1335
  • Location: Roesch Library, room 202


Nichole Rustad

Digital Projects and Graphic Design Manager

  • Staff


Responsible for designing print and digital publications, promotional materials and signage targeted to alumni, donors, students, faculty and staff. Also responsible for designing and editing content on the library website. Manages digital project workflows; project manager for conferences, events and special collections housed in the institutional repository, eCommons.

Curates and assists with the design of various exhibits within Roesch Library, such as Hope on the Hill: Dayton’s 1913 Flood; All About Mary: 70th Anniversary of the Marian Library; Charism, Character and Calling: Celebrating the Year of Consecrated Life; St. John’s Bible; Manifold Greatness; and At the Manger.

Assists with the development and implementation of events and programs within the library. Manages University Libraries' digital lab and poster printing service.

Chair of the digital projects team, as well as a member of the University Libraries marketing and outreach team, eCommons implementation team, University Libraries council, Libraries website team, AALI communications team and part of the collective community of ArtStreet's Institute for Arts Nexus.

Courses Taught

University of Dayton, Art+Design department
Visual Form and Graphic Design 1

Sinclair Community College, Visual Communications
Computer Basics, Digital Illustration, Digital Imaging, Design Principles I, Design Principles II, Digital Prepress II and Capstone 


Best of Show and PR Xchange Competition award, American Library Association
  Bibliographies / Booklists / Materials Promoting Collections (Print); Art in the Libraries; University of Dayton Libraries, 2013

Best of Show and PR Xchange Competition award, American Library Association
Services and Resources Available / Patron Orientation Material / Policy Materials (Print); About Us; University of Dayton Libraries, 2013

Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), Bronze Award, University of Dayton RISE Rebranding, 2011

Art Center Dayton, Dayton Art Institute In Praise of Nature Catalog, 2000

Art Center Dayton, Tipp Eye Center Corporate Identity, 2000

Dayton Urban League’s 50th Anniversary logo design winner, 1996