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Kent State University Fashion School student wins the top award at the 2020 Fashion Scholarship Fund Gala in New York City.
Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 2:30pm
The Fashion Scholarship Fund’s (FSF) 83rd annual gala was held Jan. 7 at the New York Hilton in Manhattan and revealed the next generation of young talent in the fashion industry. Tyshaia Earnest, a senior at Kent State University’s School of Fashion Design and Merchandising, eme...
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 7:01pm
The renowned fashion news source, Fashionista, has ranked the Kent State University School of Fashion Design and Merchandising as one of the top 25 fashion schools in the world in 2019 according to their recently published rankings.
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 5:23pm
Every year, the Kent State University Fashion School holds a large presence at the International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) awards, and 2019 confer
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 5:19pm
The Kent State University Fashion School hosted a visit from Global Ties in Akron and 18 international visitors from the Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program   
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 5:17pm
In an effort to increase mental health wellness and reduce the stress that this time of year usually brings, a new student-led initiative was created to get students and faculty outdoors to improve mental and personal well-being throughout the Kent State University Fashion School...
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 5:15pm
Kent State University recently received the Keep Ohio Beautiful Youth Group Award for keeping 33 tons of clothing, textiles and nonperishable items out of the landfill to benefit the campus and community last year and were presented the award during a special ceremony in Columbus...
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 5:12pm
Students from the Kent State University Fashion School’s professional seminar class, taught by fashion internship director, Hillary Stone, participated in an astonishing 122 mock interviews over the span of just two days.
Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 12:09am
Last month, current Fashion Industry Studies graduate student, Nia Allen, hosted “The Fashion Weekend” in Cleveland – an event aimed at making the fashion industry more accessible to Cleveland area residents.   
Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 12:03am
Kelsey Vitullo, a current graduate student in the Kent State University Fashion School’s Fashion Industry Studies program, was recently began her new role as the design director for UpWest – an online-only brand launched by Express, that features cozy sweaters, blankets, sleepwea...
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 11:47pm
Kent State University Fashion School associate professor, Vince Quevedo, placed third in the popular Highball Halloween’s Battelle Costume Couture Fashion Show in Columbus in October.