Student News

March 21st- March 25th

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Washington State Caucus is Saturday, March 26!

Are you registered to vote in the state of Washington? Let your voice be heard on Saturday, March 26 in the Washington State Caucus!

Cornish Annual Job and Career Fair!

Wednesday, March 30th from 11:30- 2:00 pm, Cornish Commons

Come speak with a variety of employers from around Seattle, representing all different areas of study offered at Cornish. Whether you are looking for a summer job, internship, a job upon graduation, or just find information on how to volunteer with agencies in Seattle, come by and see what we have to offer. Bring your resumes and get ready to connect with professionals from around Seattle.

If you have any questions about resumes or how to talk with employers, contact the Professional Development Center Coordinator, Ona Fisher or 726-5156.

Orientation Leader Recruitment

Want to help new students start the year at Cornish? Then apply to be an Orientation Leader!

Come to the Office of Student Life on the first floors of the Commons building for more information or to pick up an application! You can also email Brittany Henderson at with any questions!

Applications available beginning March 4.

Applications due Friday, March 25 at 5 pm.

Women's History Month Events

The Inclusivity and Diversity Committee is sponsoring the following events in celebration and reflection upon the contributions of women to art and society.

Brown Bag Lunch Chats

Brown Bag Chat

Women in Arts Administration

March 23 at 12 pm

Board Room (7th floor)

Brown Bag Lunch

Women in Performance Production

March 28 at 12 pm

Cornish Playhouse

No Answers. Just Dreams

Sharon Nyree Williams presents

No Answers. Just Dreams

What happens when you actually commit to following your dreams? Sharon Nyree Williams will share poems and stories put to music that speaks of the victories and challenges she faced in pursuing her dreams. Sharon’s ultimate dream is to change the world one story at a time.

March 29 at 12 pm

MCC 102

Writing Center seeks students for Research Fellow and Video Production

The Writing Center is seeking student applicants for two special projects this spring: a research fellow and an individual or team to produce an outreach video for us. Students will receive a stipend for their work, and these will be great experiences to add to their CVs.

Applications are due March 22.

Don't hesitate to ask Amanda Hill any questions or to ask about project details! Email her at or

Upcoming Senior Projects


Join Sapphire Goetz in presenting her senior project, SEATOWN SOUND WAVE,a Show Choir premiering at the Seattle Center. The evening will be accompanied by Puget Sound, Cornish's a cappella group for a fun and high energy night of song and dance. Families, students, and rock stars encouraged to attend.


Seattle Center Armory Stage


March 25th and 26th at 7 pm



YOU & Other Things That Shouldn't Matter But Do

A New Musical

Book and Lyrics by: Leah Erickson Webster

Music by: Leah Erickson Webster, Claire Marx, and Andrew Forbes

Directed by: Charlotte Deutsch

Musical Direction by: Claire Marx

Produced by: Leah Erickson Webster and Michael Dreger


March 25th at 12pm

March 26th at 12 pm and 2pm


Poncho Concert Hall

710 East Roy St, Seattle, Wa

Looking to find a new computer?

Lenovo offers student discounts to Cornish students.Simply go to the link below, enter your state and school and you can start looking for a computer that would suit you best.

Student Opportunity: 2016 UW Climate Change Video Contest

UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences is asking high school and undergraduate college students in Washington state: What does climate change mean to you? Students can work individually or in teams, and last year's contestants and winners are welcome to submit another video this year, as long as it's all new material.

Videos must be 3 minutes or less and can take on any format imaginable—Claymation, music video, film noir mystery, ballet, stand-up comedy routine, rock opera, documentary…and everything else in between. First place prize is $5,000; second place prize is $1,000; and new this year, the third place prize is $500.

Submissions are due on April 4, 2016, and the winners will be announced at the public screening and awards ceremony this spring. Follow on Facebook and Twitter to get updates on the contest and stay connected!

For more information, previous winning videos, and to submit an entry click here.

The Bellevue Collection Presents: The Indepeneant Designer Runway Show

The Bellevue Collection will host their 5th Annual Independent Designer Runway Show competition for our 2016 IDRS show at Bellevue Fashion Week in September.

Applications are due April 1, 2016! Click here for the application.

Click here to go to the website and learn more.


t’s time to launch the second year of Sounders FC’s Posters by the People program. We would like to inform you of the opportunity to design a commemorative matchday poster and encourage you to spread the word to any other passionate artists you may know. Each poster will represent a home match during the 2016 season and celebrate Sounders FC players, supporters, the city of Seattle, MLS culture and more!

Winning artists will receive their poster as a ChromaPrint, four club seats to a Sounders FC match, a VIP match experience, and a $100 gift card to Museum Quality Framing. All winning artists will also be recognized on with an option to include a link to a personal portfolio and the Sounder Vision video board-- both platforms reach thousands of fans.

For more information and match schedules click here.


Matches 6, 8, 9: Artwork is due April 20.

Matches 10, 11, 13: Artwork is due June 22.

Matches 14, 16, 17: Artwork is due August 31.

This semester is all about you

Being on campus without a car isn’t always convenient. You can grab a bus, ride your bike, or get a lift from a friend. But sometimes you just need access to a car. That’s where Zipcar comes in.

Zipcar is an 18+ car-sharing service that gives students access to cars, by the hour or day, gas and insurance included. As a Cornish student, you can now join Zipcar for only $15. Plus get $15 in free driving credit when you sign up before 3/31! Sign up today at to take advantage of this great deal.

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