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Posted on Friday, December 4, 2015 by Laura Braun

“I got super friendly with manila folders and binder clips,” recalls Rachael, then using her maiden name of Yu. Next thing she knew, she was the proud 50 percent owner of a two-unit residential building at the very end of an infamous SoMa alleyway. (It’s the site of an annual bacchanal that makes the Folsom Street Fair look like a church revival.) That was 2007, and in addition to her studious pursuit of real estate knowledge, the lifelong San Francisco resident was a second-year student of architecture at California College of the Arts.

Posted on Thursday, December 3, 2015 by Laura Braun

Following Christmas Vacation, Latzen's acting career all but ended with final roles in a short film, a TV episode of ABC Afterschool Special, and an appearance in 1997's Boys Life 2. Now a self-described "creative soul with an entrepreneurial spirit and a tireless work ethic," Latzen attended the California College of the Arts and spent years in sales.

Posted on Thursday, December 3, 2015 by Laura Braun

Corn has as an academic background in art history and is the current provost at the California College of the Arts in San Francisco. That job has her in a big-picture role, responsible for faculty, curriculum and strategic vision. She’ll start the job in Columbus in March 2016.

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Posted on Thursday, December 3, 2015 by Laura Braun

Melanie Corn, provost of the California College of the Arts in San Francisco, will become the fifth president of the private 1,200-student school when she starts in March.

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Posted on Thursday, December 3, 2015 by Laura Braun

The provost for the California College of the Arts in San Francisco will become the next president of the Columbus College of Art and Design on March 21, CCAD’s board of trustees announced this morning.

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Posted on Thursday, December 3, 2015 by Laura Braun

The college's board of trustees this morning chose 40-year-old Melanie Corn, who is currently provost of the California College of the Arts. Corn was selected from a pool of 29 candidates to succeed Thomas White, who resigned last March. He stepped aside after only eight months on the job. Corn will take over on March 21 of next year.

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Posted on Monday, November 30, 2015 by Laura Braun

"I love to be asked questions about my work and the process," Arima said. "As interim chair of the jewelry metal/arts program at California College of the Arts, I'm an educator. Direct interaction with the public has helped me understand my work and how I want to push and pull it in different directions."

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Posted on Wednesday, November 25, 2015 by Laura Braun

The California College of the Arts (CCA) is located in the San Francisco Bay Area, which is a region rich with world-class museums, art galleries, theaters, film festivals, and performance areas. The school was originally founded in 1907, and currently has two campuses, one in San Francisco and one in Oakland. There are over 20 undergraduate and seven graduate programs to choose from in the areas of fine arts, architecture, design, and writing.

Posted on Wednesday, November 25, 2015 by Laura Braun

The first-ever PlaceMade undertaking, a partnership with Kilroy Realty Corporation, comprises three buildings at 100 Hooper Street, adjacent to California College of the Arts, that will contain 140,000 square feet of light-industrial space—60,000 of it affordable. SFMade—which is funded by foundation grants, corporate contributions, government contracts, donations from member companies, and income from workshops and retail partnerships—will own one of the buildings outright.

Posted on Wednesday, November 25, 2015 by Laura Braun

Dedicated donors recently turned out in force at Root Division Gallery, where First Exposures Executive Director Erik Auerbach hosted a reception saluting photographer and California College of the Arts Professor Jim Goldberg.

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