North Carolina native and School of Communication Arts co-founder, Debra Ann Hooper, officially opened the School of Communication Arts in Raleigh in 1992. She has served as the School’s Director and Vice President since the beginning. The school thrived under Debra’s signal leadership, and because of its growth, the School opened its new campus in October of 2003 in the Wakefield area of North Raleigh.
The “School of Communication Arts @ Digital Circus” was recently named “one of the Seven Wonders of the Triangle “ by the Raleigh News & Observer. A tribute given to an institution of higher education was made possible because of the dedication of our candidate’s career, and to the students under her watch.