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Plaques with all the donors of scholarship’s names hang on the second floor of Rockwell Hall, the fashion building.

10 scholarships for students studying fashion design or merchandising

Hailey Phillips Reporter March 16, 2020

The Fashion School at Kent State awards scholarships to students of all class ranks studying fashion design and fashion merchandising each year. The deadline to apply for scholarships is in January, but...

Students enjoy the many lunch options at Prentice Café during lunch time. 

Kent State marketing class collaborates on dining project

Students in Kent State’s customer analysis class are putting their education into action by working on a project with Pepsi on how to get commuters to eat at campus dining facilities.Taught by assistant...

A deeper dive into the two majors that make up The Fashion School

Abigail Miller April 13, 2018

Although the fashion design and fashion merchandising majors are very different, neither one can be seen as superior than the other.According to the number of degrees awarded to each major from 2015 to...

High price tag on fashion program holds students back

Ella Abbott December 7, 2017

Fashion students pursuing a bachelor's degree of fine arts in fashion design may often find themselves breaking the bank just to afford necessary materials for their classes. The College Board estimates...

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A Magazine: How Trends are Born

Madeline Farina, A Magazine November 13, 2015

One could quickly answer this question and say that the designers that put collections down runways during fashion week create trends that eventually trickle down into our wardrobes.That response is not...

The Fashion School to offer its first Fashion School Academy to high school students

Kelsey Drumm April 20, 2015

Twenty high school students interested in fashion will attend Kent State’s first summer Fashion School Academy from June 14-20 this year. The first Fashion School Academy will remain relatively small...

A model prepares to walk at 2012s Rock The Runway, Celestial Space Odyssey, on March 10, 2012. This years Rock The Runway will be Hip-Hop House Party themed, this Saturday, March 9 in the student center ballroom from 8:00-11:00 p.m. Photo by Philip Botta.

Fashion and music will collide in annual Rock the Runway fashion show

Kelsey Drumm March 2, 2015

Kent Student Center Programming will host its 11th annual Rock the Runway design competition in the Student Center Ballroom on March 7 at 8 p.m. Rock the Runway is a fashion contest inspired by a different...

The Kent State Robotics Team works on its robot Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, for the first night of Kent Hack Enough, a two-day Hackathon hosted by HacKSU on the fourth floor of the University Library.

Students to find new innovations in wearable technology at Fashion/Tech Hackathon

Kelsey Drumm January 28, 2015

Kent State’s second annual Fashion/Tech Hackathon will take place Jan 30 to Feb 1 in Rockwell Hall.This is the first and only collegiate Hackathon focused on developing wearable technology prototypes...

Fashion School to host study abroad information session

Jenna Francis July 31, 2014

The Fashion School is holding an international/study away day on Sept. 6 at 9:30 a.m. in Rockwell Hall for fashion and fashion media students and their parents.The program will highlight the exchange and...

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