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Posted on Friday, June 18, 2010 by Jim Norrena

What do owls, drag queens, and poets have in common? It’s a tricky question, that is unless you’re attending frameline34, the 34th San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival—the world’s landmark showcase of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender cinema—where not one but two CCA Film Program faculty members have award-winning feature films in this year's program.

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Posted on Tuesday, June 15, 2010 by Jim Norrena

CCA's 2010 commencement ceremony, the 103rd, took place at the Concourse Exhibition Center in San Francisco conveniently adjacent to the San Francisco campus. Commencement honors fall and spring graduates.

The 2010 commencement ceremony took place at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 8, 2010. The ceremony lasted approximately two and one-half hours.

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Posted on Tuesday, June 15, 2010 by Lindsey Westbrook

CCA Graphic Design student Mike Hu won top honors on June 5, 2010, at the 10th Annual Portfolio Day of the San Francisco chapter of AIGA, the professional association for design. AIGA SF awarded $6,000 in scholarships to eligible students based on the overall excellence of their work, academic accomplishments, and personal statements. More than 145 students and 90 reviewers participated, and 11 enrichment scholarships, a judges' award, and the Rick Tharp Scholarship were awarded.

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Posted on Tuesday, June 1, 2010 by Clay Walsh

Untitled, mid-1960's: "I think mystery is more interesting than explanation, so let's leave this as a mystery." Louise Bourgeois

French-born American artist and sculptor Louise Bourgeois (1911–2010) passed away Monday at age 98. The artist first studied painting at École du Louvre, then at École des Beaux-Arts. She was an assistant to Fernand Léger, a French painter, sculptor, and filmmaker, before moving to New York in 1938, where she continued displaying her work until the end of her life.

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Posted on Friday, May 21, 2010 by Jim Norrena

Congratulations to CCA Graduate Program in Fine Arts alum George Pfau, who was just awarded The American Austrian Foundation’s Daisy Soros Prize for Fine Arts. The nonprofit, nongovernmental organization “seeks to bridge the knowledge gap by providing qualified individuals with fellowships to pursue postgraduate education in medicine, media, and culture.”

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Posted on Thursday, May 20, 2010 by Marion Anthonisen

Positively consumed by the energy of CCA’s end-of-year celebrations, we’re shifting blog gears from the beginning of the undergraduate experience to its conclusion. Through July, I’ll be posting short profiles of this year's graduates, a talented group of young emerging Bay Area artists. Stay tuned!

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Posted on Wednesday, May 12, 2010 by Jim Norrena

I'm delighted to announce the release of issue 8 of Eleven Eleven, the winter online issue of 2009–10. You can also check out the journal's dedicated website to learn more about this issue's featured poets, writers, playwrights, translations, and other artists.

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Posted on Wednesday, March 31, 2010 by Grace Lee

Win a $5,000 scholarship and a summer internship!

Create a 60-second video that highlights why "credit unions are better than banks" as well as why you deserve a summer internship as Provident Credit Union's social media superstar!

Your creativity could make you $5,000 richer and land you a $9,000 gig as a tweeter, blogger, and spokesperson for the credit union.

Entries accepted through May 23, 2010.

For details visit:

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Posted on Tuesday, March 30, 2010 by Grace Lee

Let your voice be heard! CCA Academic Advising has gone through big changes since online registration began last year. So now that we are through the transition, we want to know how academic advising is working for you. Please provide your feedback by taking a brief survey:

First-year students

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Posted on Tuesday, March 30, 2010 by Grace Lee

Million Fishes Art Collective has an opening for new resident members starting June 1, 2010. These artists must be dedicated to their form of art, interested in community living and want to participate in the running and development of our budding arts organization.

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