Ampersand & swag

Life at CCAD, Image, interior shot, of the Ampersand Emporium stocked with merchandise

After its soft launch in February, Ampersand Emporium is officially open for business. This Saturday, April 1, is the store’s grand opening, featuring a 10% discount for anyone with a CCAD ID, reported Columbus Business First and

The store is located on the first floor of Design Square Apartments, 91 Cleveland Ave., and features CCAD-branded clothing, pennants, temporary tattoos, buttons, and other swag from the college (plus a small selection of refreshments).

“Our students, alumni, faculty, staff, and supporters are proud to be part of the CCAD family — and we want them to be able to show off their connection to the school with clothes, accessories, and other merchandise,” Chris Mundell, Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, said in the press release announcing the store’s opening.