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Update: Progress on Founders Hall (photos)

Posted June 24, 2020

Work on Founders Hall has continued on schedule and the new facility is prepped to open to its first student residents in late August 2020. See a photo update here.

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Oakland campus redevelopment alternatives: Upcoming virtual community meetings

Posted June 24, 2020

New redevelopment alternatives for the Oakland California College of the Arts campus: Virtual community meetings on June 24 and July 1, 2020.

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About Studio Gang

Posted Feb. 28, 2020

Learn more about the architecture firm designing CCA's expanded campus

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CCA Board Approves Unification Resolution

Posted Nov. 7, 2019

In a November 6 message to the campus community, President Beal announced board approval of a plan to begin Double Ground construction in spring 2020

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Campus Unification Timeline

Posted April 18, 2019

Studio Gang architectural rendering of proposed expansion to our main academic building in San Francisco

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Developers Shares Current Plans to Redevelop California College of the Arts Oakland Property

Posted Jan. 29, 2019

Emerald Fund and Equity Community Builders propose 589 homes coupled with arts uses and 1.5 acres of publicly accessible outdoor gathering space to celebrate art and community

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New Student Housing Named To Honor Simon and Kimberly Blattner

Posted Oct. 20, 2018

Over 100 CCA students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends celebrated the opening of Blattner Hall, CCA’s new student residence.

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Proposal for Oakland Campus - Upcoming Public Presentations

Posted Oct. 19, 2018

Equity Community Builders and Emerald Fund will present an update on their proposal for the future of the Oakland campus at three upcoming meetings in November, 2018.

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Campus Unification Update (9/25/18)

Posted Sept. 25, 2018

An update on CCA’s progress towards creating one, unified campus to enrich the learning experience for our students.

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75 Arkansas Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held on September 24

Posted Sept. 12, 2018

All students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony for CCA's new 75 Arkansas student housing facility. Click here for details and information on how to RSVP.

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188 Hooper Student Housing Designs

Posted Aug. 17, 2018

Housing for over 500 students has been designed for CCA's San Francisco campus.

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CCA Celebrates Progress of New Student Housing Project

Posted April 13, 2018

On April 12, CCA took part in a "topping off" ceremony to celebrate those working hard to make the college's new 75 Arkansas student housing project a reality.

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Studios for CCA’s MFA Fine Arts Program Move to Dogpatch

Posted Feb. 15, 2018

Beginning in September 2018, studios for CCA’s Graduate Program in Fine Arts will be immersed within the heart of San Francisco’s Dogpatch neighborhood.

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Three Exciting Campus Planning Milestones Met

Posted Dec. 15, 2017

We are opening new staff offices, piloting a new faculty workspace, announcing a new shuttle service, and launching a new transportation section of our Portal. Read more here!

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Posted Dec. 14, 2017

We've answered some of the most commonly asked questions about campus unification in one easy place for you to access.

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Fall 2017 issue of Glance released

Posted Nov. 29, 2017

This issue celebrates our 110th anniversary and focuses on the exciting work being done around unifying our two campuses.

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Oakland Campus Rockridge Presentation

Posted Nov. 27, 2017

Developing a vision for the reuse of the Oakland campus.

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First Walls of New Housing Project at 75 Arkansas Are Delivered

Posted Oct. 26, 2017

CCA is embarking on an exciting new initiative to to offer on-campus student housing.

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Fall 2017 President's Letter

Posted Sept. 21, 2017

President Stephen Beal shares news on what has been happening with our plans for the campuses.

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Oakland Campus Update from Provost Tammy Rae Carland

Posted Aug. 28, 2017

Update on progress made over the summer on the long term plans for the Oakland campus from provost Tammy Rae Carland.

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Posted Aug. 27, 2017

Bike Share stations create healthy, sustainable spaces around schools, and bicycling helps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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Update on Campus Planning

Posted Aug. 17, 2017

The following was sent in an email to the CCA community on April 18, 2017.

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Studio Gang Team Visits CCA

Posted April 18, 2017

Plans to create a unified and redesigned campus are becoming more concrete.

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Faculty Retreat Workshop with Studio Gang

Posted Feb. 14, 2017

The following is a message that was sent to all faculty from Emily McVarish, president of the Faculty Senate

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Studio Gang Selected to Design Expanded SF Campus

Posted Nov. 17, 2016

The Board of Trustees of California College of the Arts (CCA) has selected Studio Gang (led by Jeanne Gang, pictured) to design our expanded campus in San Francisco.

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President Beal's Update on Campus Planning

Posted Oct. 6, 2016

In his fall 2016 letter to the community on October 6, President Beal gave an update on the plans for CCA's future unified campus.

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