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2011-06-27 07:00:00

DETROIT, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The General Motors Foundation today announced a $2.5-million donation to the College for Creative Studies (CCS), strengthening a longstanding commitment to the world's leading educator of automotive designers. CCS, a world-class school for art and design education located in the heart of the city, is an economic engine and leading supplier of creative talent in Michigan. The foundation's grant will support the ongoing $145-million redevelopment of...

2011-04-01 07:00:00

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The cars we drive in the years to come will be safer, more comfortable, and customizable based on occupant mood and desires. That's according to College for Creative Studies students participating in the Ward's Student Design Competition, which will be featured at the SAE 2011 World Congress on Wednesday, April 13 in Detroit, MI. Organized by Ward's Automotive Group and the College for Creative Studies (CCS), the competition encourages...

2011-02-04 12:45:00

DETROIT, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During the 2011 State of the Union Address, President Barack Obama told the nation that the "...first step in winning the future is American innovation." The spark and creativity shown by inventors were extolled as the elements that will help to create new jobs and industries in the nation. For recent Product Design alumnus Anthony Reale, these words were more than rhetoric. They were a perfect description of the project that he worked on...

2011-01-20 12:30:00

DETROIT, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Going back to school can be a daunting task, whether it's directly after completing undergraduate work or ten years later. But programs like the new part-time Master of Fine Arts degree at College for Creative Studies (CCS) can make the transition easier. By either choosing the Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Design or Transportation Design, students will have the flexibility to work full-time or part-time while embarking on a world-class...

2011-01-14 15:51:00

DETROIT, Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- College for Creative Studies (CCS), the leading art and design college in Detroit, joined with corporate partners past and present as a participant during Preview Week at the 2011 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). This year's CCS display located within the NAIAS showroom features ten innovative models from up and coming Transportation Design stars. "We have a long history of partnering with leaders in the automotive...

2011-01-06 11:15:00

DETROIT, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Snap. Crackle. Pop.(TM)" "A diamond is forever.(®)" "Just do it.(®)" Advertising slogans are ingrained in the collective American imagination. Although they may sound clever, they are more than just cute sayings. Great advertising theme lines like these drive the nation's economy, encourage commerce and build brands. Today, the demand for creative talent in advertising has never been greater. College for...

2010-08-17 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- With consumers seeking to minimize consumption of the earth's resources, auto manufacturers and designers are challenged to meet these growing socio- and economic trends with style and finesse, all while adhering to government and safety regulations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060612/LAM005LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060612/LAM005LOGO) This year's Los Angeles Auto Show Design Challenge asks design studios to...

2010-05-19 16:00:00

DEARBORN, Mich., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- International Automotive Components (IAC) today presented its Ecoblend Environmental Award to Jaymer Starbody for his outstanding design concept that stresses green mobility in the form of lightweight, renewable and recyclable materials used in a vehicle interior. The first ever IAC Ecoblend Award winner was announced today during the Ward's Auto Interiors Conference student design competition celebration at the Ritz Carlton in Dearborn, Mich....

2010-04-15 09:24:00

DETROIT, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- If you think the interiors of tomorrow's family cars will be boring, think again. Future car and truck interiors will look and be used much differently than they are now if today's young designers have their way. During the SAE World Congress on April 14 in Detroit, Ward's Automotive Group unveiled the winning designs of four finalists in its Auto Interiors Student Design Competition. The honored students imagined that family-friendly vehicles won't...

2010-03-11 07:35:00

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Vehicle interiors that double as environmentally friendly gardens and seats that slide in virtually any configuration to meet passenger needs might be just around the corner. At least, that's the future seen through the eyes of students participating in the first Ward's Auto Interiors Student Design Competition. Organized by Ward's Automotive Group and the College for Creative Studies (CCS), the competition encourages CCS students to envision a...


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