News & Events
National Domestic Violence Awareness Month
October 1 marks the start of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and has done so since 1981. Domestic Violence, or intimate partner violence, is a pattern of abusive behaviors intended to gain, maintain, or regain power and control within a relationship. These abusive behaviors can include physical, sexual, or psychological tactics intended to hurt, humiliate, control, manipulate, terrorize, or even kill current or former intimate partners.
CCS Transportation Design Students Envision the Future of Medical Response Vehicles
Autonomous vehicles meant to treat heart attacks and anxiety are some of the latest designs to come out of a partnership between CCS and Covestro, a German company that makes polymers for automotive interiors.
A Statement on Breonna Taylor from the Office for Institutional Equity & Inclusion
Recently, our country received news regarding the grand jury’s indictment of one of the officers involved in the tragic death of Breonna Taylor. This is another incident that adds to the personal challenges and emotional toil many of us experience, especially those groups who have experienced being marginalized and oppressed. Though we cannot control specific legal proceedings, I have considered the areas that we can control. We can control how we respond as a community. We can continue to commit in practice, with scholarly focus and creativity, a commitment to building an inclusive college campus and call out injustice.
CCS Alumni Join Forces for Powerful Detroit Month of Design Exhibition
CCS Fiber & Textiles alumna Cristin Richard's solo exhibition of elegant travel bags made out of hog intestines in Lisa Spindler's Detroit studio and exhibition space.
"Cristin's work is haunting and serious," said Spindler, an artist, photographer and CCS Photography alumna who shot a series of striking photographs with models that help frame the exhibition and give it added visual punch.
Billionaire Girls Club Re-launches Featuring the Work of CCS Alumna
Pharrell Williams's Billionaire Girls Club re-launched with a collection featuring the work of CCS Illustration alumna Jillian Evelyn, a painter known for striking illustrations of women in angular yet soft poses reflecting their struggles to fit into a world that often opposes them.