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The California Student Aid Commission has approved Cogswell College as a site for free FASFA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) training. The Workshop will be on January 25, from 5 pm – 8 pm and is open to families with high school seniors regardless of their choice of colleges. Registration is available through the CA.GOV website. Through […]

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Cogswell College’s Board of Trustees announced today that Dr. Brian K. Shepard has been appointed as President and Chief Academic Officer (CAO). While he will assume his new role at Cogswell College on January 16, 2018, Brian has a very personal message to share now: To my new Cogswell family, I can’t describe how excited I […]

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This article was previously published on linkedin.com by Heather McGowan and Chris Shipley. This is Part 2. See Part 1 here. Main image courtesy of the Cogswell Collective. As technology- and social-driven change accelerates, products, services, and even companies are turning over ever more quickly to be replaced by a better solution, a new business model, or […]

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The following is written by longtime Silicon Valley watchers Chris Shipley and Heather McGowan. It first appeared on LinkedIn. This is part 1 of 2.  We ask young people : “WHAT do you want to be when you grow up?” We ask university students : “WHAT is your major?” We ask each other : “So, WHAT do you […]

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This article by Cogswell student Rose George originally appeared in the Cogswell Chronicle. Up until quite recently in history, the terms “sex” and “gender” were considered interchangeable words that referred to the differentiation between male and female. However, in today’s world, “gender” is more commonly referred to as a social construct that encompasses gender roles […]

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The following post, written by Rafael Joseph, first appeared on the student-run news site The Cogswell Chronicle. It has been lightly edited. Cogswell’s first Medieval Tournament was an absolute delight. The day leading up to the event, the ASB Events Committee was bustling around campus, carrying everything from cardboard castle walls, to balloons, to plastic […]

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The following article, written by Bill O’Neill, first appeared in Teen Life magazine. It reflects the interdisciplinary approach taken at Cogswell, as represented by the students in the images that accompany the article here, is gaining in relevance. “Technology alone is not enough. It’s when technology is married with liberal arts, married with the humanities, that […]

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Leonardo Da Vinci is credited with saying, “The first intention of the painter is to make a flat surface display a body as if modeled and separated from this plane”. Dimensionality became the supreme innovation of Renaissance art then and continues to drive innovation through digital displays of all sizes today. For a recent example, Amazon’s […]

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