Students News

Posted on Wednesday, February 3, 2010 by Jim Norrena

First Project Runway, Now Highest Ranking . . .

Apparently having CCA Fashion Design alumna Amy Sarabi competing in Season 7 of Project Runway just wasn't enough media attention—now CCA's celebrated Fashion Design Program has been praised by College Crunch as a top-10 college fashion design degree program in the United States!

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Posted on Tuesday, February 2, 2010 by Grace Lee

Thanks to everyone who came out to support the student-organized Haiti Relief Fundraiser on Thursday, January 28, 2010. All of the food for sale was generously donated by CCA students who cooked and baked amazing things. Every bit of food was sold, raising $573.25 for relief efforts!

The community truly came out to support the cause, and many persons made additional donations beyond their purchases. See the Student Life page on Flickr to view more images from the fundraiser.

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Posted on Saturday, January 30, 2010 by Clay Walsh

(l to r) Jim Allison, Adam Behrmann, Chun-Ping Wang, Edward Hayden, Rebecca Reilly, and Erinn Clancy

Yesterday California College of Arts faculty member Cheryl Dunye escorted 12 CCA Media Arts students on one of the most exciting adventures a student could dream up: a weekend at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah.

Students arrived sleepy-eyed at the crack of dawn at the San Francisco International Airport to board their plane, but the excitement stayed in the air and kept everyone amped up for a good time.

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Posted on Friday, January 29, 2010 by Clay Walsh

Last night San Francisco made history by hosting "Sundance Film Festival U.S.A." at the Sundance Kabuki Cinemas in Japantown. CCA Media Arts cochair Rob Epstein and codirector Jeffrey Friedman were on hand for the screening of their new feature film, Howl, which kicked off the Sundance Film Festival last week in Park City, Utah, and will screen once again tonight.

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Posted on Thursday, January 28, 2010 by Jason Engelund

CCA alum Jake MacKenzie's Chacala Design/Build Partnership project (2004).

CCA Students:

Apply for a Center for Art and Public Life Student Grant to help Haiti relief efforts. Special consideration will be given during the application review process for grant proposals addressing needs in Haiti.

CCA Center for Art and Public Life Student Grants

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Posted on Wednesday, January 27, 2010 by Grace Lee

Interested in starting a new student group?

Want to learn how to hold an on-campus event?

You'll have access to:

  • Staff support
  • School funding
  • An array of resources, including school space, equipment, etc.
  • Sponsored events and receptions
  • Exhibitions in the student galleries

Download the forms. Deadline to charter is February 26.

For more information email Student Development Coordinator Grace Lee at .

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Posted on Tuesday, January 26, 2010 by Grace Lee

The Lucasfilm internship website is now available for students to apply to the 2010 Summer Jedi Academy Program. Applications accepted through Monday, February 15, 2010. Students who have additional questions should send a message to .

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Posted on Friday, January 22, 2010 by Clay Walsh

No better time than the present to kick off CCA’s new Film blog now that the Sundance Film Festival (January 21–31), the largest independent cinema festival in the United States is up and running. And you’re invited to join us for a behind-the-scenes look at all things Sundance.

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Posted on Thursday, January 21, 2010 by Grace Lee

Fine arts seniors graduating in May 2010 are invited to apply for an individual portfolio review with a visiting arts professional. This program provides students with a chance to practice discussing their work while getting feedback on their presentations.

Deadline to apply: Friday, February 12

The portfolio reviews are being scheduled between 3 and 5:30 p.m. on Friday, February 26, on the Oakland campus. Applicants must be available to meet in person during these times. Please do not apply if you have a conflict in your schedule.

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Posted on Thursday, January 21, 2010 by Grace Lee

Attention CCA undergraduate students seeking exhibition space for 2010–11:

Applications will be accepted March 8–10 (for the entire fall 2010 / spring 2011 exhibition cycle). Hard copies of the application materials are available at the North/South galleries and at the Student Affairs Office in Oakland.

Application forms and an information exhibition memo are available to download below, or you can see Student Forms & Resources at the CCA website:

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