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Recap: The June Convening

In June, the Hive hosted a Future of Design in Higher Education conference, frequently referred to as The Convening. The event was a continuation of the January Convening in Dallas organized by Kate Canales (Southern Methodist University) and Doreen Lorenzo (University of Texas at Austin). In attendance, we had 40 design educators from 25 institutions […]

The Hideas Podcast, #1

Hideas is an initiative by Hive student staff, Olivia Cornfield, that allows members of the 5C community to share their ideas with each other via a recording station in one of the rooms at the Hive, the Vault. This is a collage podcast, compiling voices from the community, for the community, to create community. For […]

“Sometimes, the most important decisions in your life are really, totally unplanned.”

On Sunday, Rick and Susan Sontag of the eponymous Rick and Susan Sontag Center for Collaborative Creativity (thats us!) received honorary degrees at Pomona College’s 124th Commencement. Rick and Susan, both alumni of the Claremont Colleges, are instrumental to the Hive’s existence, so we were happy to see the two honored by Pomona. They currently serve as […]

What time is it?

Summer time! Congratulations for making it through another semester! In case you were wondering, we are happy to announce that we will be open over summer starting Monday, May 15th. For all of you still on campus, drop by and create between 9AM and 5PM from Monday through Friday. Send us an email before you come by! We’ll […]

Fall 2017 Course Activity and Course Development Grants

Dear Colleagues, The Rick and Susan Sontag Center for Collaborative Creativity (the Hive) is offering two competitive grant programs for infusing creative collaboration, cross-disciplinary and cross-campus connections, ambitious challenges, and active learning into courses at the Claremont Colleges. We will be awarding course activity grants for Fall ‘17 courses of up to $1000 to support […]

Faces of the Hive: Akotowaa Ofori (PO ’20)

The last Faces of the Hive interview featured Elijah Jabbar-Bey, and you should check that post out if you haven’t already. He was interviewed by co-worker Akotowaa Ofori. This time, we’ve flipped the script, and Elijah has interviewed Akotowaa in a fascinating interview we hope you’ll enjoy as well!   What’s the meaning of your […]

We’re CMCtv Famous!

A couple of weeks ago, Thomas D’Anieri (CMC ’20) of CMCtv reached out to the Hive about creating a video introducing the campus to our space. After a tour with post-baccalaureate associate Lucia Ruan and an interview with post-baccalaulareate associate Timothy Moore, here‘s the 2-minute, 43-second result. We hope this video facilitates students’ understanding of what the Hive is […]

Spring Break at 130 E 7th Street

From 3/11/17 to 3/19/17, students at the Claremont colleges took a week to step away from work and unwind from the stress of school. Although spring break is supposed to be, well, a break, the Hive did not rest! Not only did we stay open to accommodate the 5C community’s creative juices, we also planned fun […]