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Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 11:07pm
Tickets and sponsorship packages for the Annual Fashion Show at The School of Fashion Design and Merchandising at Kent State University are on sale now. The Saturday VIP Sponsorship Show will be held April 25, 2020 in the Kent State University Museum (Rockwell Hall, 515 Hilltop D...
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 10:40pm
For the seventh year in a row, orchid-inspired designs from a group of talented junior design students from Kent State University’s School of Fashion Design and Merchandising, are featured in the “Fashion Meets the Botanicals” exhibition at the Cleveland Botanical Garden.
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 10:18pm
The School of Fashion at Kent State University would like to welcome the new faculty and staff joining the team this semester! The School welcomes Rylie Woods, who is joining as an academic advisor, and graduate student intern Benjamin Dalrymple...
Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 6:37pm
The Fashion Tech Hackathon, a cross-circular event hosted by the Kent State University School of Fashion Design and Merchandising, took place Jan. 24 – 26 and experienced record-breaking numbers in its seventh year. 
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 conference was no differen
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...

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