Student News

Week of March 9-13

Have a Happy Spring Break!!!!!

Here's to a week of rest and relaxation! Here are some fun events that are taking place this week. Yet if you decide to stay in, that's fine too. See you next week!

Orientation Leader Applications

Apply now to be an Orientation Leader! You can make a positive impact on the newest members of the Cornish family.

Applications can be found online and are due March 22.

For more information, please contact Carrie Bierck at

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Design For Now

A showcase of exemplary work from sophomores and juniors of the Design and Film + Media department. Opening reception March 3, 5-8pm (food and drink will be provided). Awards announced at 5:30 pm.

Gallery Hours:

Tues: 2:30-5pm

Wed: 12-5pm

Thurs: 2:30-5pm

Sat: 12-4pm

Comp Works

Monday March 30, 8:00 pm

Deadline for submissions have been extended to Wednesday, March 18! No audition needed for entry! Submission forms can be found here or in the Student Life Office of MCC and at Kerry Hall in Mitchell Gustin's mailbox on the second floor. Free and open to the public.

Kerry Hall 710 E. Roy St. Seattle, WA

Student Shows

Beyond Ebola

Guinea Arts Cooperative presents Beyond Ebola, a fundraiser for families in Guinea, West Africa. Join us for a booty shaken' extravaganza featuring the dance and music of Seattle-based Guinean Artists. Join us for a month of activities benefiting families in Guinea who are directly and indirectly impacted by the Ebola epidemic.

University of Washington Ethnic Cultural Center

  • Drum and dance groups on Friday, March 13.
  • A weekend of drum and dance classes Saturday and Sunday March 14th and 15th.

Jazz Alley

  • A performance by Seattle’s premier Guinean artist performing group, Messengers From Guinea on Monday, March 30th.

15th annual Adobe Design Achievement Awards

Adobe announced that the call for entries for its 15th annual Adobe Design Achievement Awards (ADAA) is now open. ADAA is a renowned student design competition that showcases some of the best new artistic talent from students around the world.

The competition is open to student individuals and groups who produce work using Adobe’s world-class creative tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. Submissions are eligible in one of 13 categories, including the Advertising Photography and Social Impact Design, which are both new this year.

A panel of design experts determine the winners – 13 category winners and three grand prize winners. The winners will be announced in October and will receive a 12-month Creative Cloud membership, transportation and passes to attend the Adobe MAX Creativity Conference in Los Angeles. Additionally, the three grand prize winners also receive $1,000.

The deadline for entries is June 19, 2015 at 5 p.m. PST. We hope you can inform your students about this great opportunity. For submission guidelines, categories, prize information and more, visit, or let me know if you have any questions.

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