Gabe Tippery

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

Gabe Tippery is the Academic Advisor for the Department of Design at The Ohio State University. He received his Bachelor of Science in Interior Design from The Ohio State University in 2009 and his Masters of Fine Arts in Design Research and Development in 2012 from the same university. This background gives Gabe a unique insight into the experiences of students in this department.

As an Academic Advisor, Gabe helps current and incoming undergraduate design students navigate the university and department systems, plan out their course work, readjust their goals when they meet obstacles, and find the best route towards the places students want to go with their lives after school. He also coordinates student internships and study abroad experiences for the students in design.

Gabe also teaches in the Department of Design. His current research interests involve Social and New Media Technologies in Studio Based Education and using technology to educate the whole student beyond head and hand skills. You can also read his Master's thesis, "Learning to Be in the Digital Era: A Holistic Learning Framework for Design Education”.

Gabe's current teaching load is:

  • Design 5191: Internship Field Experiences
  • ASC 1100.09: Freshman College Survey, Pre-Design (Autumn Only)
  • Design 4797: Study at a Foreign Institution

Gabe is also a Certified Recording Engineer, avid cycling advocate, proponent for an open-source culture, musician, and a committed partner and father. He also firmly believes that a bio should always be written in third-person.

Current and Prospective Undergraduate Design Students may call 614 292-6961 to schedule appointments.

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Areas of Expertise
  • Academic advising for undergraduate Design students
  • Internships and study abroad experiences
  • M.F.A., Design Research and Development, The Ohio State University
  • B.S.D., Interior Design, The Ohio State University

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614 292-6961
105A Hayes Hall
108 North Oval Mall
Columbus OHIO 43210