October 23, 2009

California College of the Arts Launches New Leading by Design Fellows Program

California College of the Arts (CCA)
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The curriculum will combine dynamic lectures, readings, and discussion with hands-on, practical application through individual projects. Graduates from the program will be able to lead and think farther and faster, with measurable and more meaningful results.

The seven-month Leading by Design Fellows Program is structured as a series of on-campus “residency” weekends, once per month, with online study and communication in between. This schedule allows working professionals from all over North America the flexibility to maintain their careers while keeping in close contact with each other, faculty, and program staff.

CCA has a 100-year tradition of pioneering programs that bridge the arts and society. BusinessWeek just named CCA one of the top 30 design schools in the world. This new program builds on that foundation of excellence and will help push forward the fields of design thinking, innovation, and sustainability.

Program and application information is available at

To RSVP for the November 21 info session, or for further inquiries, contact Susan Worthman, program lead, at [email protected]

About California College of the Arts
Founded in 1907, California College of the Arts (CCA) is noted for the interdisciplinarity and breadth of its programs. It offers studies in 20 undergraduate and seven graduate majors in the areas of fine arts, architecture, design, and writing. Noted alumni include the painters Nathan Oliveira and Raymond Saunders; the filmmaker Wayne Wang; the conceptual artists David Ireland and Dennis Oppenheim; the designers Lucille Tenazas and Michael Vanderbyl; and the ceramicists Robert Arneson, Viola Frey, and Peter Voulkos. For more information about CCA, visit

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