March 12, 2018


Monday, March 12 = Spring break 
Friday, March 16 = Shut Up and Write Columbus
Monday, March 19 = Sophomore registration for Summer and Fall 2018 begins & Yoga class
Tuesday, March 20 = Student Leadership Award nominations open
Wednesday, March 21 = Visiting filmmaker and activist Bree NewsomeNew student seminar credit available & Open advising session
Thursday, March 22 = Columbus International Film & Animation Festival & Ali Massinople: Body Snapping
Friday, March 23 =  Beeler Gallery Lecture Series: Sable Elyse SmithColumbus International Film & Animation Festival & Shut Up and Write Columbus
Saturday, March 24 = Saturday Morning Cartoons from Around the World & Columbus International Film & Animation Festival
Sunday, March 25 = Last day of Beeler Gallery’s HOW WELL DO YOU BEHAVE? In the Flat Field.
Monday, March 26 = Yoga class & Our Book To Come



HAVE A SUNNY SPRING BREAK!

Not sure about whether a lab or building is open during Spring Break? Find out which facilities are open and when here. Classes resume Monday, March 19. Enjoy!


SUGGESTIONS FOR STAYING SAFE

The Safety & Security Office wants to remind all students about everyday steps you can take to ensure your safety on campus and around the city. Start by checking out CCAD Security’s Top 20 Safety Tips. For more information about campus security, including guidance on responding to an active threat on campus, click here.  


SOME CONSTRUCTION NEWS

Due to construction for Creative Campus, the Admissions Welcome Office has temporarily moved into the MindMarket. Keep up to date with construction here.


STUDENT HEALTH 101

The March issue of CCAD Student Health 101 is now available. Find out how to get smarter with your credit cards, and learn ways you can support a person who has been impacted by sexual assault. Also, thank you to all those who completed the CCAD Healthy Minds Study! You’ll hear more from us about the results in the coming months.


DON'T DROP THE BALL ON DROP DEADLINE

Don’t forget: The last day to drop or withdraw from a class without failure is March 30.


LET'S DO THIS, SOPHOMORES

Summer and Fall 2018 registration for sophomores begins next Monday. Check out the list of dates to know below.

Sophomores (completed 30.0 – 59.9 credits)
Registration begins Monday, March 19
Registration closes Friday, March 30
 
Freshmen (completed 0 – 29.9 credits)
Registration begins Monday, April 2
Registration closes Friday, April 13


GOT QUESTIONS?

If you have any questions regarding your Fall schedule, academic plans, and course registration, be sure to check out this Open Advising Session on March 21 in Crane MPR.


TWO DAYS, NO DAYTIME CLASSES

Student Progress Assessments are coming up on Tuesday, March 27, and Wednesday, March 28. That means all daytime classes are canceled on Tuesday, March 27, and Wednesday, March 28. Evening classes from 7 to 9:45 p.m. will still be held. A listing of SPA appointments is currently posted in the One-Stop. The library will be open both days from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.


FREE FILM FESTIVAL TICKETS AWAIT 

But only if you sign up in advance! 

Visit columbusfilmfestival.org to register for each screening you want to attend during the Columbus International Film & Animation Festival happening March 22 – 24. There are documentaries, narrative shorts, animated shorts, a feature-length animated film, Saturday Morning Cartoons from Around the World, and much more.

Click the “Get Tickets” button on the event you want to attend, order your tickets under the CCAD student option, and bring your student ID to the screening. On the day of the event, entry will be $2 with your student ID.

Be sure to stop by Beeler Gallery during the festival, too, where you can watch experimental films for free on loop after you catch the spring exhibition, which ends Sunday, March 25.


RSVP NOW TO EAT FREE PIZZA WITH BREE NEWSOME

Bree Newsome is a musician, filmmaker, and contemporary civil rights icon who garnered national attention for climbing the flagpole at the South Carolina statehouse in 2015 and pulling down the Confederate flag as a protest against racist symbolism. Hear her impassioned message about racial equality and a discussion on how, with courage, zeal, and the support of others, ordinary people can make an extraordinary difference.
 
The event is free and happening in the Canzani Center Auditorium the evening of Wednesday, March 21. Visit ccad.edu/values to RSVP for Bree’s talk and for the informal post-event pizza discussion and Q&A just for students.


ENJOY SPECIAL FASHION SHOW PRICING

The 2018 CCAD Fashion Show is Friday, May 11, and the discounted CCAD student price is $50 per General Admission ticket and $200 per VIP ticket, based on availability. Please email Sara Bates (sbates@ccad.edu) in Advancement if you are interested in attending with this discounted student rate. (It's not available online.)


SUPPORT YOUR FELLOW ARTISTS AND DESIGNERS

If you want to attend the hottest runway event in town at no cost, please consider volunteering for the CCAD Fashion Show (May 11) here. You can also apply here to volunteer at Chroma: Best of CCAD (May 9). And, if you’d like to help out at the Columbus International Film & Animation Festival (March 22 – 24) email events@ccad.edu. Thanks in advance!


NOMINATE YOUR FAVORITE STUDENT LEADER

Every student organization and student leader is invited to nominate candidates for our Annual Student Leadership Banquet and Award ceremony. The nominations will then be sent out to the entire student body for a vote to determine the winners. Do you know someone who deserves to be recognized for how much they do for our community? Make your nominations here and stay tuned with the dates below.

March 20 – April 3 = Student Leader Nominations Open
April 4 = Invitations for banquet sent via email
April 5 – 16 = Voting for all awards on my.ccad.edu
April 20 = Student Leadership Banquet (invitation only) at Columbus Museum of Art (11 a.m. – 1 p.m.)


GET INSPIRED BY YOUR MFA PEERS

On view April 6 – 29, Collison: 2018 CCAD MFA Thesis Exhibition presents the work of CCAD’s 19 MFA candidates. Their works, which represent a year of research and studio practice, encompass such varied media and genres as painting, sculpture, photography, design, video, and animation. Plus, save the date for the exhibition’s opening reception on Friday, April 6, from 6 to 8 p.m.


A CREATIVE WRITING READING

Come out and support the invigorating creative writing scene here at CCAD. The Red Wheelbarrow series provides faculty and students the opportunity to share work in poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, comics, and screenwriting. The Tuesday, March 20, edition features readers Kat Geraci, Grace Oller, and Robin Knotts. The event starts at 6:30 p.m. in the Canzani Screening Room.


WHAT BUSINESS WOULD YOU LIKE TO SEE DOWNTOWN?

Researchers at The Ohio State University are conducting a study and want you to participate. In their 10-minute survey, provide your opinions on the retail mix in the Discovery District. Survey respondents will be entered to win a $10 gift card to a Discovery District business of their choice. You can take the survey and enter to win here.



CONGRATS TO OUR STUDENTS IN THE NEWS

10TV and The Columbus Dispatch both featured stories about the art that a team of CCAD student designers made for the construction barricades being used for walkways during the Short North Arts District’s construction. We’re excited to see how their ingenuity and creativity has inspired a community discussion about the power of public art. Read more here.


STUDENT SPOTLIGHT 🔦


Name: Darby Evans


Major: Fine Arts👩🏻‍🎨

Class year: Sophomore😬

Favorite spot on campus: The Quad!🍃🌻

Last show you binge-watched: Grace and Frankie 🌈(the best show ever)

Favorite thing to do in Columbus: Late night coffee dates with friends at Kafe Kerouac ☕

Most played song on your playlist right now: “The World (Is Going Up In Flames)” by Charles Bradley 💜

Your time at CCAD in 3 emojis: 🤠🍲🎨

Current artist/designer crush: Lorien Stern 🦈🐋
(lorienstern@instagram.com)

Favorite thing about CCAD: The amazing community with the fine arts students and the wide range of studio classes 👨🏼‍🎨🌈💘


QUESTIONS? COMMENTS?

We want to hear from you. Email myccad@ccad.edu.