In other news: 2.13.19

CCAD goes unplugged, a Film & Video junior makes his feature film directorial debut, and Industrial Design students find high- and low-tech purposes for their skills. Get the skinny on what’s happening on campus, in Columbus, and points well beyond.

Could you unplug from social media, email, and text for a whole day? The CCAD community found out on Wednesday, Feb. 13, thanks to Unplugged Day, a Student Government Association initiative that picked up coverage from Columbus Monthly and WBNS-10TV. Read more here.

Last year, Angelo Thomas (Film & Video, 2020) wrote his first novel about a pop star recovering from anorexia. Now that novel will be a full-length feature film, directed by Thomas himself. Read more here.

Industrial Design Professor David Burghy brought a group of 14 CCAD students (11 from Industrial Design and one each from the Fashion Design, Advertising & Graphic Design, and Animation programs) to Kent State University at the end of January for Kent’s Fashion/Tech Hackathon, and brought home a pair of awards for the effort, including a first-place finish for Team Cyclone, which had two Industrial Design students among its members, and a top award for Team Vida, which had a CCAD Industrial Design student and a CCAD Animation student among its members. Read more here.

CCAD Industrial Design students teamed up with volunteer group Craftsmen for Kids to create wooden toys for children in need, an effort recently covered by WBNS 10TV. Read more here.

CCAD is known to have “is known to have insightful and meaningful events” all year long, said CityScene Columbus, which highlighted several of particular note, including lectures from Bev Ryan, Bevil Conway, and Dr. Patricia Moore; plus a Women in Design panel, and an open rehearsal for the dance performance On Board(hers). Read more here.

Executive Assistant to the Provost Jessica Moses was interviewed by the Wall Street Journal for a feature on the rising popularity of Galentine’s Day, a celebrating friendship among women. Read more here.

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