Hive Stories

Take a glance or dive deep into the various Hive happenings…

Meet Sajo Jefferson, a first-year at Pomona who recently led a mini-workshop on the loop pedal.  Her hour-long session was one of the highlights of our Tuesday Night @ the Hive series; almost every person there came in saying they had little to no musical experience, and all of us left amazed at the musical […]

The official launch of the Rick and Susan Sontag Center for Collaborative Creativity took place Thursday November 5th, and the boisterous, celebratory open house served to inform 5C students, faculty, and staff about the many resources and opportunities available at “the Hive.”  Photo exhibits, art installations, and video loops of student reflections showed the multifaceted […]

A great read for folks interested in some of the psychology behind some of the mindsets we should be fostering in this initiative. We often talk about the need to be able to embrace failure. That’s much easier with a growth mindset. I’ve seen so many people with this one consuming goal of proving themselves— […]

Awesome rallying cry for creativity across disciplines, economic standing and educational levels.

We’re really excited by all the work happening as part of the Digital Humanities at the Claremont Colleges. To get a taste of the initiative, check out the key note video. Dr. Alan Liu presents his talk: “Key Trends in the Digital Humanities: How the Digital Humanities Challenge the Idea of the Humanities.” This talk […]

This is a great post for anyone looking to tweak their classroom in a minimal way. As we think through what (if any space) we should have for this initiative at the 5Cs, these three elements are great to keep in mind.   Every day educators are tasked to cultivate bright and creative minds. Yet many […]

Last night, just under forty students from across the 5Cs participated in one of the first events put on as part of the creativity and innovation initiative. We hosted the event as a prototype that would help us learn more about the kinds of activities that students and faculty wanted to see at the 5Cs. The […]

Hey There. We’re exploring creativity and innovation at the Claremont Colleges. We’d love for you to be involved, reach out and let us know what you want to see.