News & Events

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 10:36pm
In an industry that’s not always known for its inclusiveness, the Kent State University Fashion School student organization, Dress Up For Downs, is constantly challenging this idea.   
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 2:03pm
The University's Giving Tuesday initiative is going on through December 3! Help support The Fashion School's study away initiative of raising $25,000 by giving a gift today! Peg's Foundation and Fashion Scho...
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 12:18pm
Deadline for Submission: March 20, 2020 Event Dates: April 13 - May 10, 2020 The Fashion School at Kent State University invites graduate and undergraduate students to submit original knitted swatches/artwork. 
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 11:28pm
An information session about The Kent State University Fashion School’s Master of Fashion Industry Studies graduate degree program on Wednesday, Nov. 13 from 5:30 – 7pm in the Rockwell Hall auditorium (Room 231) to discuss the program in greater detail. Light refreshments will be...
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 5:34pm
When associate fashion design professor Tameka Ellington decided to design a dress for the Kent State Museum’s “Wearing Justice” exhibition, she wanted to pay homage to the protestors of Black United Students (BUS) that led a demonstration against the Vietnam war in 1972.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 5:23pm
Kent State University Fashion School professor, Linda Ohrn McDaniel and student, Maame Amoah, from the school’s Fashion Industry Studies graduate program, recently teamed up with members from the KSU College of Architecture and Environmental Design (CAED) to create the art piece,...
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 5:18pm
In today’s world, fashion and pop culture are inextricably linked. What is important in this connection is not just the actual clothing, but also the particular style in which it is worn. Visiting professor, Dr. Jin Nakamura is holding a lecture on Nov. 1 in the Kent State Univer...
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 5:07pm
The fashion industry is a global business, and a well-rounded understanding of international markets, trends and cultural insights is essential for students who want to excel in the industry. For this reason, all Kent fashion majors must complete a study away trip away from the K...
Friday, September 20, 2019 - 6:41pm
The Fashion School Store (FSStore), The Kent State University Fashion School’s unique lifestyle boutique in downtown Kent, recently launched its newest collection, “Sustainability RETOLD” adding sustainably-made clothing to the long list of diverse merchandise currently for sale...
Friday, September 20, 2019 - 6:33pm
New Faculty and Staff Several new faculty members have joined The Kent State Fashion School this fall.