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2/6/12 at 12:00a
CCS Alumnus Ralph Gilles, Matt Bejnarowicz, Gary Johnson and Mark West, Peter and Helen Farago Transportation Design Chair, accompanied students on a highly creative sponsored project kick-off at Kart to Kart Go Cart Racing in Sterling Heights, Michigan yesterday
2/5/12 at 12:00a
2/1/12 at 12:00a
Transportation Design students Alex McGowen and Taylor Langhals and Chair Mark West were interviewed by Engineering TV during the 2012 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, MI.
1/26/12 at 12:00a
CCS’s Interior Design program partnered with The Children’s Center for this year’s Auto Glow Design Challenge.
1/23/12 at 12:00a
During a 2009 internship, current CCS senior Jonathan Salerno designed the Ready Wrench under the direction of Black & Decker’s design group. The company’s designers liked Salerno’s creation so much that they quickly patented the design and put it into production.
1/19/12 at 12:00a
CCS transportation design alum Fadi Pataq was on hand in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emiratesat, for the launching of the superyacht Yas. The launching was the first for Pataq who contributed to the exterior design of the project. Pataq, who was named Young Designer of the Year in 2008 by Superyacht, credits CCS with providing him with the work ethic needed to achieve his goals.
1/18/12 at 12:00a
CCS graduate Jared Willard (EA ’08) was part of a highly anticipated advertising campaign for Manchester United’s Aon sponsorship.
1/14/12 at 12:00a
In celebration of its centennial anniversary, Campbell Ewald (CE) has partnered with CCS and other Detroit organizations to establish Creatively Inspired Talented Youth (CE City). The group consists of CE City Panel; CE City Workshop at CCS; and the Mac Shack, a computer lab at YouthVille Detroit. The culmination of this effort will be an annual scholarship to attend CCS.
1/13/12 at 12:00a
1/13/12 at 12:00a
Advertising seniors Kelly McGuckin and Brian Mekjian took first place honors in the annual Best New Ad Competition (www.bestnewad.com) with their humorous television commercial for this year’s client, Cell Phones for Soldiers.
1/12/12 at 12:00a
MFA student Brook Banham was selected by Faurecia as its internship winner based on his work provided for the General Motors (GM) Interactive Design Competition. Brook focused his concepts on the GMC brand and for his efforts gets to choose an internship at Faurecia’s design studio in North America, Europe or Asia.
1/11/12 at 12:00a
Students from CCS claimed 5 of the 8 top spots in General Motors (GM) Interactive Design Competition as announced at the 2012 North American International Automotive Show. Over 300 students from across the United States and Canada entered the competition, launched in spring 2011.
1/10/12 at 12:00a
After spending over an hour talking to CCS students and faculty at the College’s booth at this year’s North American International Auto Show, Huffington Post reporter Kate Abbey-Lambertz walked away very impressed with what CCS’s Transportation Design department is doing.
1/9/12 at 12:00a
On November 9, 10 and 11, CCS and HFA: SCS students participated in a grassroots effort designed to bring awareness of genocide and other atrocities against humanity through education. Approximately 50 CCS students worked with 9th, 10th and 11th grade students at HFA: SCS to gain a better understanding of what genocide means and how it impacts cultures around the world.
1/9/12 at 12:00a
The Practicum class led by Chad Reichert gave a presentation to their sponsor, Compuware, on Oct. 21, 2011. The presentation was a culmination of seven weeks of research that included 15+ interviews with employees and staff as well as market and trend analysis.
1/7/12 at 12:00a
CCS, joined by corporate partners past and present, was again a participant during at the 2012 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS).
1/6/12 at 12:00a
The College for Creative Studies was proud to host Ryan Trecartin, video art sensation, as he presented the exclusive premiere of “Trill‐ogy Comp” (selections from his most recent body of work “Any Ever”) as a part of the Woodward Lecture Series. This head‐spinning, lavishly colored video work was on display at CCS in December and was followed by a lecture and Benefit Preview event inside Center Galleries on CCS’s Walter and Josephine Ford Camps.
1/4/12 at 12:00a
When education and practical application merge, the results can be astounding. That was the aim of the College for Creative Studies (CCS), Visteon and OSRAM in their collaboration during the 2011/2012 academic year. As part of CCS’s ongoing Corporate Sponsorship program, 18 CCS Transportation Design Seniors researched areas of innovation focused on the development of new exterior automotive lighting and styling concepts with representatives from Visteon and OSRAM.
1/3/12 at 4:01p
Over three billion people in the world earn less than $2.50 a day.
12/12/11 at 12:00a
Adweek features the new CCS ad campaign