Master of Fine Arts, Boston University | May 19, 2012

sarah mosser graduation

It’s official. Sarah Mosser, MFA (Graphic Design).


East Aurora High School Hall of Fame inductee | Fall 2011

Inducted into the East Aurora High School Hall of Fame for athletics

Cross Country

  • 4 Year Letter Recipient
  • 4 Year Section Team Champ
  • Co-Captain – 2005
  • NY State Team Runner-Up – 2004
  • NY State Team Champ – 2005


  • 5 Year Letter Recipient
  • 4 Year Section Champ – 800m
  • 2 Year Section Champ – 1500m
  • 5 Year Section Champ – 4x400m Relay & 4x800m Relay
  • NY State Champ – 800m – 2003, 2005, 2006
  • NY State Champ Anchor – 4x400m Relay – 2004, 2005
  • 3rd In State – 800m – 2004
  • 4th In State – 4x800m Relay – 2004
  • 2nd In State – 1500m – 2005
  • 3rd In State – 4x800m Relay – 2005
  • 2nd In State – 4x800m Relay – 2006
  • 3rd In State – 4x400m Relay – 2006
  • Section Record Holder – 4x800m Relay
  • School Record Holder – 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 4x400m, 4x800m
  • Empire State Games Champ – 800m – 2004,
  • Empire State Games Champ – 1500m – 2004, 2007

Boston University XC, Indoor/Outdoor Track – 2006-2011

  • Co-Captain – 2008, 2009, 2010
  • America East Conference Champ – 1000m, 4x800m Relay, DMR

Blue Chip Award | May 2010

I was 1 of 9 seniors awarded the Blue Chip Award.

It honors graduating seniors who have risen to the top of their class through outstanding academic performance, community service, and outside experience pertaining to their fields. Applicants go through an extensive application process including essays, letters of recommendations, and samples of their work.

05/18/2010 “COM honors graduates for 2010 Blue Chips

Sarah Mosser graduates with a degree specializing in advertising and with a minor in art history and visual arts. When she’s not running through the streets of Boston with the D1 track team she captains, she’s absorbed in advertising. Last summer, she interned at an ad agency in Dublin, Ireland, where she mastered the art of slagging amid print ads and radio spots. As a senior, she was an art supervisor in AdLab, and a teacher’s assistant to a design and new media course. She was also a creative member on BU’s National Student Advertising Competition team, which has advanced to the national competition after placing first in the region. Her work has been on display, including this year’s Community Benefit Ball poster she co-designed, and a wall mural she produced sophomore year that’s still hanging in the Writing Center. Aside from her creative interests, she has volunteered with Student Food Rescue and been a member of the InterVarsity Athlete Chapter since freshman year. After four years, she can’t get enough of Boston. She’ll be leaving home in Buffalo, NY once again to attend graduate school at BU, working towards a masters degree in graphic design. Look out for Mosser as this year’s COM commencement speaker!

College of Communication Commencement Speaker | May 2010

Selected as the 2010 College of Communication Commencement Speaker for the speech I wrote and auditioned with. Titled, The Daffodil Principle, it was 5 minutes in length and I delivered at graduation to my class of about 500 students, and their families!

Interview in the COMmunicator, May 12, 2010:

COMmunicator:  What inspired your speech?

SM:  I wanted to tell a story; my grandma always has a story to share. I remember one that directly relates to our opportunity to find whatever it is that ignites that fire inside us.  I was touched when grandma told it to me. My grandmother is hilarious; I hope I can do her story justice.

COMmunicator:  What’s next for you?

SM: This May I’ll graduate with a B.A. in Mass Communication, concentrating in Advertising, and a double minor in Visual Arts and Art History; also, I’m captain of the women’s Track and Field and Cross Country teams. Next year, I’ll attend graduate school at BU’s College of Fine Arts for an MFA in Graphic Design. Afterwards, I want to be an art director and try out the west coast for a while.

COMmunicator: What advice would you give students who enter the contest next year?

SM:  Make it relevant to BU students, and, more specifically, COM seniors. We’re such a unique student body, so everyone has a story to share.

Mosser eagerly awaits graduation when she’ll see her family, including younger sister Katie who has been studying abroad in Spain.

“I want her to be proud of her big sister,” Mosser said.