Opening Retreat (2012)
On Sunday, September 23, the Creative Campus Residential Fellows met for their fall retreat. The retreat took place in the newly renovated Arts & Creative Engagement (ACE) wing in Sarratt. The students spent time creating goals and expectations for the year, and also heard a presentation by Cindy Young, Assistant Director for Special Art Initiatives at ACE. The students participated in team building exercises, and were also each given journals, which they decorated to symbolize their personality and creative interests. These journals will be part of the students’ project this year, which will be to write their ideas and creative expressions in and later develop an artistic piece that represents the themes of their writing. The theme they are founding their writing on is “Art is Never Silent,” which is the theme ACE has introduced into their new space in Sarratt.