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Student Spotlight: Jiayu He

Jiayu He, BFA Film 2016

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Student Spotlight: Sarah Herlugson

Sarah Herlugson, Bachelor's of Architecture 2017

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Designing the future of commerce

The Visa sponsored Experience Design Studio challenged students to solve complex problems around the digital payment systems of the future.

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3 writing tips from U.S Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith

Tracy K. Smith, U.S. Poet Laureate from 2017 to 2019 and winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, offers three fruitful tips to help jump-start your writing. The first one might surprise you.

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A decade of design strategy at CCA

We celebrated a decade of the Design Strategy MBA program at CCA with a day spotlighting speeches and presentations from some of the talented people responsible for molding the program into what it is today.

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Two CCA Architecture teams win 2018 COTE Top Ten for Students Awards

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) have announced the winners of the fourth-annual AIA COTE Top Ten for Students awards.

Graphic depicting Known Unknowns: Dead Ends Aren’t Dead, project transforms cul de sacs in East Palo Alto into a network of interconnected structures that promote collaboration among residents and build resilience against sea level rise.

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President Stephen Beal talks about his most treasured book

CCA President Stephen Beal wrote a column for the San Francisco Chronicle on what this beloved and tattered paperback of Jane Jacobs The Death and Life of Great American Cities means to him.

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Faculty spotlight: Irene Cheng, Assistant Professor, Architecture Program

Architecture and Interior Design assistant professor Irene Cheng’s workday doesn’t end when she leaves campus.

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CCA faculty member Michael Epstein awarded $100,000 grant for media project documenting the history of affordable housing

CCA faculty member Michael Epstein has been awarded a $100,000 grant from National Endowment for the Humanities to create an immersive media project on the history of affordable housing in San Francisco.

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Interview with alumnus and designer, Mason St. Peter

Minimalist in his designs and, it turns out, in conversation, Mason St. Peter describes his style in one word: functional.

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Four tips for finding art colleges that fit your goals

How can you tell the difference between the hundreds of art colleges in the country and find the ones that would be the best fit for your artistic vision, your career goals, your personality, and your learning style? Here are a few tips.

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Interior design junior wins major scholarship

CCA interior design junior Antonia Widodo awarded $30,000 from the Angelo Donghia Foundation.

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Seven things to watch out for on your art college visits

This list of seven things to look for on art college visits will help you select the best arts college for you.

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Want to make art that matters? Three questions to ask art school admissions

Making art that matters in an environment that is struggling with social, economic and political challenges.

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CCA’s MBA in design strategy early adopter of MURAL collaboration platform

In 2015 when David Chin enrolled in CCA’s MBA in Design Strategy program, his instructors introduced him to a cutting-edge visual collaboration software platform called MURAL.

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Four tips for ranking your top art colleges

Learn four key things to consider when deciding which top art college you will attend.

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Three ways fine arts colleges help you grow as an artist

For the aspiring fine artist, driven by a desire for personal growth and to make a difference in the world, there are few better places to spend the next four years of your life than a fine arts college. Learn why.

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CCA alumni form design foundation of Townsquared startup

Creating an online community for local businesses core values they learned as students in CCA’s Graduate Program in Design.

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DMBA alumna employs design strategy to launch musicians

When Vinitha Watson (MBA Design Strategy 2010; now a trustee) first enrolled at CCA’s DMBA program, she wasn’t sure what would come of it.

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CCA IMPACT-awarded Juabar empowers entrepreneurs in Tanzania

CCA students design a solar powered, mobile charging station for Tanzania’s rural community.

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