CCT’s 20th Anniversary Weekend Program

November 14, 2016

CCT’s 20th Anniversary - February 24 -25, 2017


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Schedule of Events:

Friday, February 24, 2017

12:00 PM- 4:00 PM: CCT Maker Exhibition
Healey Family Student Center (Social Room and Herman Room)
CCTers Past and Present show off projects, objects, professional work and artistic performances inspired by their interdisciplinary study at CCT.  

5:00 PM- 7:oo PM: Anniversary Happy Hour
Healey Family Student Center (Social Room)
Drinks and mingling among the CCT Maker exhibits.

Saturday, February 25, 2017

8:00 AM- 9:30 AM: CCT RoadRunners
5K run or 1 mile walk along the scenic Georgetown towpath with commemorative tee-shirt and post-run breakfast at Dog Tag Bakery.

10:00 AM- 12:oo PM: Presentation Showcase: 20 Years of Communication, Culture, and Technology
Copley Formal Lounge
Five- and ten-minute presentations from faculty, alumni, and students on CCT topics, 1996-2016:

"Outer Space is Interdisciplinary": Prof. Evan Barba
"How To Rebrand A 103 Year Old Start-Up": Michael Dumlao, CCT alum
"Artificial Intelligence and You(r Job)": Prof. Mark MacCarthy
"Can Hello Barbie Keep a Secret?": Prof. Meg Leta Jones
"Gaming Culture and Education at the MAGES Conference": Jeremy Pesner, CCT alum
"Trends in Attitudes and Behavior: 1997-2017": Paul Hitlin, CCT alum
"gnovis: A Day in the Life": gnovis staff
"Reading the Pulse from the White House": Joanna Rosholm, CCT alum
"What is a Citizen in the Digital Age?": Prof. Diana Owen
"Why Robots are Gendered": Prof. Matthew Tinkcom
"What is a Human Body in the Tech Age?" Prof. Amy Zalman
"The Humanitarian's 3D Printer": Samuel Redd, CCT alum
"Local Pilgrimages and Hidden Mystery": Prof. J.R. Osborn
"Using Technology to Teach like Socrates and Confucius": Prof. Irene Wu
"From User to Thought Leader with Design Thinking": Prof. Martin Irvine
"The Interdisciplinary Hilltop": Graduate School Dean Norberto Grzywacz

12:00 PM- 1:30 PM: Celebratory Lunch 
Copley Formal Lounge

1:30 PM- 2:00 PM: Campus Tour
Current CCTers will point out new campus buildings on the walk to ICC. 

2:00 PM- 5:00 PM: Mentor Sessions
Bunn Intercultural Center (ICC) First Floor Classrooms
Mentors meet mentees in small groups during designated time slots. Topics and rooms below.

2:00 PM
ICC 101: Careers in Academia
ICC 103: Social Media & Journalism
ICC 104: Public Communications
ICC 105: Product Development
ICC 108: Tech Policy & Law

2:30 PM
ICC 101: Careers in Academia
ICC 103: Social Media & Journalism
ICC 104: Public Communications
ICC 105: Technology
ICC 108: Business Skills

3:00 PM
ICC 101: Media & Politics 
ICC 103: Media Studies & Research
ICC 104: Public Communications
ICC 105: Technology
ICC 108: Marketing & Public Relations

3:30 PM
ICC 101: TV & Video Productions
ICC 103: Media Studies & Research
ICC 104: Business Skills
ICC 105: Tech Policy & Law
ICC 108: Marketing & Public Relations

4:00-5:00 PM
Free networking time

7:00 PM- 10:00 PM: Anniversary Reception and Buffet Dinner with Wine & Beer Open Bar
Georgetown University Conference Center West Lobby and Salon A
Let's toast CCT's 20th birthday and the next 20 years!


- Program Book: See CCT memories and developments throughout the years on display in our "20-yearbook"! This book, which will be edited by Elaine Mensah (CCT '03) and compiled by a team of alums and students, will contain items contributed by CCTers, both past and present!

- Swag bag: Everybody loves swag! Saturday dinner attendees will receive a special assortment of items from CCTer-associated businesses.

- Video & photos: This will be an event to remember! Thanks to teams of CCTers, the weekend's fun will be well-documented!

Join the fun!

CCT is best described by a diversity of voices and viewpoints. Tell your “CCT story”  by submitting a short (2-3 minute) video to feature on our website and at the Anniversary! 

Looking for a worthy cause to support? Donate to the CCT Scholarship Fund where all tax-deductible donations go towards off-setting tuition expenses for the bright minds of future classes.

If you are interested or have any questions, please contact us at

Need tickets?

Click HERE to RSVP for free events.  Paid tickets for the Celebratory Lunch and Anniversary Dinner are no longer available.

Need a hotel?

The Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center is offering us the special rate of $149/night Thursday, February 23 - Saturday, February 25. Contact Jocelyn Vottero or call the hotel front desk at 202-687-3200 and say you're with the "CCT 20th Anniversary group".

Contact the organizers

Ai-Hui & Adrianne, at