Northrop Grumman is a Center Centre Partner Company
We’re so excited to announce that Northrop Grumman is Center Centre’s first partner company!
As a partner company, Northrop Grumman will get a first-hand look at our students’ design work... Read more
The Unicorn Institute is now Center Centre
The Unicorn Institute was our research project exploring the gaps between UX education and the UX industry. We evolved this research into the user experience design school, Center Centre.
As... Read more
You’re on our digital Wall of Awesomeness
Our digital Wall of Awesomeness is live! This wall displays your name or logo with the other 1,529 Kickstarter backers who helped make Center Centre a reality. View our digital ... Read more
Your name is on our Wall of Awesomeness
You—along with our 1,529 other backers—helped make Center Centre a reality by contributing to our Kickstarter campaign. As a big thank you, we’ve added your name or logo to our ... Read more
New faculty, new start date, & more
Since our last update in June (time flies when you’re having fun), we’ve had a lot going on at Center Centre.
In June, we welcomed our first Facilitator... Read more
T-shirts and posters and notebooks. (Oh my!)
Next week, backers will start receiving t-shirts, posters, and notebooks! By the end of May, we’ll send a message through Kickstarter to backers receiving digital rewards with instructions on how to... Read more
Stop. Survey time!
Fill survey out now and get rewards on-time.
We’ve sent you a survey to collect important information so we can fulfill your reward. Please respond right away. If we get... Read more
More than two years ago, we started on a journey to find out what both students andhiring managers really need from UX education. Today, because of your support, we’ll... Read more
New “Name a Scholarship” reward; Superfriends Daniel Burka and Ashley Kay Clark
NEW REWARD: A scholarship in your (or your company’s) name!
We’re making one scholarship to be named after you or your company. With less than 29 hours to go, here’s... Read more
50 hours left; Superfriend Jina Bolton; For your listening pleasure
New stretch goal
Let’s bring on the students. Every dollar over $112,000 goes to scholarships!
Less than 50 hours left! Every dollar you give over $112,000 goes straight to students.... Read more
Student scholarships; Ask your ?’s; Superfriends Veerle Pieters and Val Head
Student scholarships FTW!
We’re only $2960 away from our stretch goal. Every dollar we raise over $112,000 goes to student scholarships! Help make this happen, today.
Have questions about Center... Read more
Superfriends Ethan Marcotte and Nate Croft; Outtakes
We might regret this...
Superfriend Spotlight: Ethan Marcotte
Giving the gift of GIFs since 2006.
To say that Ethan Marcottechanged the way we design for the modern... Read more
5 days left!
There are only five days left to reach our Kickstarter campaign stretch goal. With your help, we can raise $112,000 and start our first class in September!
Two steps... Read more
Why is it important to be industry-ready and work on real projects?
Only nine days left to reach our stretch goal and we’re soooo close—only $17,000 away!
Help spread the word. Share—on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn—why you’ve backed our project and why... Read more
New reward: Unicorn Library Starter Kit
This is a very special limited-edition reward to help you start your own Unicorn Library.
We’ll provide Center Centre students many types of learning resources as part of the curriculum.... Read more
Why start a UX design school in Chattanooga?
In under one minute, Leslie answers the question so many of you have asked.
Superfriends Shaun Inman & Khoi Vinh; Why a UX Design School?
Superfriend Spotlight: Shaun Inman
Creating 8-bit awesomeness.
Shaun Inman is the ultimate unicorn. He designs. He codes. He writes—words andmusic. And he uses his holistic skillset to shape worlds... Read more
A great tool for becoming a Unicorn
Full-time partner for Unicorn betterment UIE’s All You Can Learn.
We want Center Centre students to have every resource available for learning user experience. A tool we’ll give to each... Read more
New Rewards and Superfriend Spotlight: Dan Cederholm
Designing the web and a design community on the web.
We were ecstatic when Danaccepted our invitation to design a poster for our Kickstarter campaign because Dan is more... Read more
Superfriend Spotlight: Cameron Moll
Dedicated to improving his craft and the jobs of designers everywhere.
For us, it was a no brainer to invite Cameron to design one of our t-shirts. And he came... Read more
School Authorization Achievement Unlocked
As of today, at 1:54 pm CST, we’re an official, diploma-granting institution. Center Centre is now a 100% authorized post-secondary school!
Authorization is a big deal. Over the past year,... Read more
New reward levels by popular demand
We’re more than 50% of the way to our new stretch goal of bringing our faculty on sooner. Whoop! Thank you so much for your support. To make it even... Read more
Our First Stretch Goal (and not a moment too soon)
You guys have been amazing. We asked for $21,700 to design the curriculum for Center Centre and you came through in spades and then some.
We had always planned... Read more
Our Kickstarter Video with Closed Captions
More than 3,000 people have watched our Kickstarter video. Yet, if you’re deaf or hearing impaired, it’s just a couple of folks moving their lips. The video needs captions.
Frankly,... Read more
Great Googly Moogly — Thank You So Much
Projects like this don’t just appear. They take a lot of time and preparation.
Leslie and I started on this journey almost two years ago. The rest of the Unicorn... Read more