Designer. Educator. Mentor.

Nicholas McMillan.


Nicholas McMillan is a designer, artist, and educator from Newport News, Virginia.

He is currently an Assistant Professor at Columbus State University where he leads and coordinates the graphic design program. Nicholas maintains an active freelance clientele and continues to engage the community building relationships to benefit his students. He received his MFA from Savannah College of Art and Design and his BFA from James Madison University.

Prior to entering academia, Nicholas contributed to the industry as a professional designer working for eight years throughout the DC Metropolitan area. His academic career has included opportunities to teach design at the University of Central Oklahoma and Texas A&M–Corpus Christi.

He continues to be actively involved in advancing design curriculum to best meet future demands of the industry.