Community Creative Achievement Day

The Community Creative Achievement Day (CCAD) is an annual event focused on the research and community projects of Graduate Studies and WSU-Rochester students and faculty.

The next CCAD will be held online on the afternoon of April 21.

Students and faculty from WSU-Rochester and Graduate Studies will present their academic research and public service to highlight our creative achievements.

The deadline to submit proposals is March 30. Registration to attend the symposium will be open soon.

Submit your abstract presentation for CCAD 2022.

Register for CCAD 2022. Check out our registration instructions (PDF) for assistance.

View event details and the agenda for CCAD 2022.


CCAD 2021

The second annual CCAD was held virtually on April 15, 2021. The theme of the symposium was "A Prism of Possibilities During a Pandemic,” which highlighted ways the COVID-19 pandemic impacted and inspired the work of our students and faculty.

The keynote speech was given by Dr. Ashok Patel, a physician and consultant in pulmonary and critical care medicine for Mayo Clinic, and focused on, “"Comm-unity Engagement and Sustainable Development: Preparing for Inquiry, Discovery, and Eternity".

Read more about the 2021 CCAD and watch full videos of the presentations.


CCAD 2020

The inaugural CCAD was held virtually on April 16, 2020, at the start of the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Although we had originally planned to host this event in person, we moved quickly to transform this event into a virtual experience.

Read more about the 2020 CCAD and watch full videos of each presentation.