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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Kent State fashion school director ‘no longer serving’ in position on eve of annual show

Morgan McGrath , Reporter April 28, 2022

In the week leading up to its Annual Fashion Show, the School of Fashion sent out an email stating that Louise Valentine “is no longer serving” as its director. In the email, sent on April 18...

Grace McLain (middle in red shirt) won Best in Show at Kent State’s 2021 Annual Fashion Show for her “All In” collection. Photo courtesy of Grace McLain

Kent State 2021 annual fashion show goes virtual

Catie Pusateri, Reporter May 2, 2021

With a colorful collection featuring playing cards, Grace McLain won Best in Show at Kent State’s 2021 Annual Fashion Show on April 30. Senior and graduate students from the Kent State's School of Fashion...

Men’s golf ties for second place in Rutherford Invitational

Pilar Lewis Sports Reporter April 18, 2021

The Kent State men’s golf team had its second-best finish of the season and its second-straight strong tournament performance, tying for second at the Rutherford Intercollegiate in State College, Pennsylvania.The...

Students work in Rockwell Hall on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018.

Fashion design students, faculty reach compromise over petition to extend Rockwell’s hours

The university extended Rockwell Hall’s weekend hours after fashion design students petitioned for increased access to the building’s workspaces.  Rockwell Hall, which houses the Fashion School, was...

The Shannon Rodgers and Jerry Silverman School of Fashion Design and Merchandising at Kent State University announced the appointment of Louise Valentine as its new director. Valentine will hold the Peg’s Foundation Endowed Leadership Chair. She most recently served as professor and chair of design at the University of Dundee’s Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in Scotland, U.K.

Kent State announces new director of School of Fashion Design and Merchandising

Kent State announced Louise Valentine as the new director of the Shannon Rodgers and Jerry Silverman School of Fashion Design and Merchandising. Valentine, an applied design researcher, recently served...

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