CCS Advertising students gain real-world experience through Cross Stitch Creative

In 2016, The Mars Agency, a leader in shopper marketing, joined forces with CCS's nationally renowned Advertising department to unveil Cross Stitch Creative, an agency-led, next-generation idea house with roots in academia.

The Cross Stitch program takes students through a series of expert-led lectures, field exercises, rapid ideation sessions and, most importantly, the opportunity to solve real challenges identified by clients of The Mars Agency – some of the largest brand names in shopper marketing. Topics covered range from shopper platforms and consumer promotions to content development and marketing initiatives focused on business growth.

Learn more about CCS's Advertising Programs - Advertising: Design and Advertising: Copywriting