Creativity never goes out of style.

Neither does intelligence, and at the College of Communication and Fine Arts, you'll be surrounded by both. With the city of Memphis as a backdrop, we are educating tomorrow's creative professionals. Music, theatre, art, dance, architecture, and communication arts are more alive in Memphis than in some cities double our size. To come study here, is to light a creative fire that will burn long and hard—equipping you and your classmates to become leaders in creative industries.

There's magic in being around creative people.

In both expected and unexpected ways, you will interact with other big idea people in both real-world and academic settings. Here, there is a genuine spirit of cooperation in a down-to-earth environment that gives you the freedom to be you. Faculty members who are gifted beyond belief in the humanities; social sciences; fine and performing arts; architecture; and design and communication arts and sciences will inspire you. We are driven to help you create. Be bold. Be different. To stretch your thinking and yourself. To push beyond. That's what Memphis does.

Dean Anne Hogan

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CCFA News 

Journal of Arts Entrepreneurship Education

CCFA Gives New Life to the Journal of Arts Entrepreneurship Education
University of Memphis Gives New Life to the Journal of Arts Entrepreneurship Education
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kim marks malone

Kim Marks Malone, APR, Fellow PRSA receives Steve and Linda Simon Family Fellowship
Kim Marks Malone is a Public Relations and Journalism Professor at the University of Memphis and the adviser for the university's student-run strategic communication firm, Meeman 901 Strategies
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Dr. Earnestine Jenkins

Dr. Earnestine Jenkins featured in Forbes article 
Jenkins, who specializes in African American Diaspora history, was lauded in the article for recently establishing a graduate concentration on Arts of Africa and the African Diaspora
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Changing the Narrative with Alum Garrett McQueen
Garrett McQueen's love for music has taken him to places he never dreamed 
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CCFA Professional Reinvention Series

The Professional Reinvention series will offer a range of interviews with successful professionals who have trained in disciplines such as those we offer in CCFA, and who have embraced opportunities, as well as challenges, in their careers that have led to experiences they may not have anticipated during their studies, and/or at various moments in their career progression. Stay tuned for more videos in this series to come in 2022. 

Professional Reinvention #1 - Todd Richardson

Professional Reinvention #2 - Rachel Knox


CCFA Graduate Program Highlights