News & Events

Reaffirming purpose and shared values in turbulent times
Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - 3:52pm
This summer we have been working to reaffirm our purpose as a world leading School of Fashion, as well as ensuring we have the right plans in place for safely reopening in the Fall. Although how we operate as a School will change in the short term, let us never forget our purpose...
Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 4:29pm
A team of Kent State University students from the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Fashion recently participated in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Spacesuit User Interfac...
Monday, June 29, 2020 - 5:24pm
A team of Kent State students was recently honored for their efforts to create a sustainable black dye alternative. 
Thursday, June 25, 2020 - 12:56am
While many in the fashion world have been focusing on fulfilling the country’s need for masks, a group of industry professionals from New York City’s Garment District is hard at work to fill the void of another much-needed medical supply. 
Tuesday, June 23, 2020 - 11:19am
The Kent State University School of Fashion is excited to announce that those interested in the school’s Master of Fashion Industry Studies (M.F.I.S) graduate-level degree program, may be able to take advantage of the university’s new ...
Tuesday, June 23, 2020 - 10:00am
Since graduating in 2013 from the Kent State University School of Fashion, Jenae Green has worked for some of the most prominent names in the fashion industry. In her interview with Glossy magazine, Green discusses her experience as a Black woman in Fashion Media. 
Monday, June 22, 2020 - 6:26pm
Valerie Gilbert, a senior fashion merchandising student from the Kent State University School of Fashion was recently announced as one of 25 semi-finalists for the 2020-2021 Nation Retail Federation (NRF) Next Generation Scholarship.
Monday, June 22, 2020 - 5:15pm
Fashion Merchandising Students Use Viral Creativity Reach TikTok Stardom After being sent home from campus in the middle of the spring semester due to the COVID-19 pandemic, two fashion merchandising students from the Kent State University School of Fashion used their creativity...
Tuesday, June 16, 2020 - 12:55pm
After long conversations and careful considerations - based on our monitoring of the spread of COVID-19 both in NYC and across the globe - the Spring 2021 School of Fashion’s NYC Study Away Program has been cancelled.    
Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 3:59pm
Creating a Future We all Believe in and Belong in Equally: An Important Message from the Director To date, 2020 has brought two globally arresting moments for humanity to deeply reflect upon: COVID-19 and RACISM. They are unimaginably intense. They are real. They bring to the for...

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