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Graduation 2020

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CCS Virtual Graduation Celebration

Congratulations CCS Class of 2020! To celebrate, the College will debut a new Class of 2020 graduate site with a CCS Graduate Album available to download. The site will launch at 11:00AM on Saturday, June 13th. 

Artist: Sam Rankin (CCS Art '20)
Artist: Sam Rankin (CCS Art '20)

Virtual Senior Art Shows

Due to the challenges posed by social distancing, this year's Senior Art Shows are being displayed in a virtual format and CCS artists have been hard at work creating this online experience. Please explore this page to see the variety of pieces produced by the CCS graduating art class of 2020. 

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