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News Archive for Apparel, Textiles, & Interior Design

  • April 17, 2009

    Jana Hawley

    Hawley will lead professional association

    Jana Hawley, head of apparel, textiles and interior design, has been elected president-elect of the International Textile and Apparel Association. She begins her term on Sept. 1, and will assume the presidency in September 2010. Hawley has served as vice president of operations for the association. The organization is a professional, educational association of scholars, […]

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  • April 7, 2009

    Little Black Dress Gallery

    Little Black Dress event draws elegance

    The Little Black Dress - on the Red Carpet raised more than $9,000 for the Historic Costume and Textile Museum. Nearly $3,000 came from the silent auction where high bidders took home handcrafted jewelry and wearable art donated by faculty and friends. Nearly 250 stunningly garbed supporters attended the winter gala at the Marianna Kistler […]

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  • March 25, 2009

    Kappa Omicron Nu inducts 50

    Kappa Omicron Nu, the human ecology honor society, initiated 50 members this month in Justin Hall's Hoffman Lounge. Mary Molt, advisor, announced the list: Apparel and textiles majors: Katherine Elizabeth Maier, Kelby Lorraine Polfer, Whitney Renee Vaughn, Janelle Diane Goehring Athletic training: Clayton Rudolph Zerr Communication sciences and disorders majors: Mary Elizabeth Ohmes, Chelsea Victoria […]

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  • March 12, 2009

    Students in the news

    Cosette Armstrong earns research honor Cosette Armstrong, a Ph.D. student in ATID, received first place in the Social Sciences category at the recent K-State Research Forum for graduate students. The title of her presentation was, "Sustainability in Apparel and Textiles Education." She will have an article in the upcoming International Textile and Apparel Newsletter on […]

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  • February 17, 2009


    Fundraiser to salute Little Black Dress

    A fund-raising event - both chic and historic - will mark the opening of a special exhibition on the Little Black Dress at the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum on campus Friday, Feb. 27. A silent auction, design competition, jazz, wine and hors' d'oeuvres will highlight "Little Black Dress -- On the Red Carpet." Funds will […]

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  • February 12, 2009


    Four faculty members promoted

    Briana Nelson Goff and Charlotte Shoup Olsen were promoted to full professors and Peggy Lynne Honey and L. Tonatiuh Melgarejo were promoted to associate professors and granted tenure this week. Briana Nelson Goff Goff, PhD, is associate dean of academic affairs and associate professor in the School of Family Studies and Human Services. Currently she […]

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  • January 30, 2009

    ID program ranks first in nation

    The College of Human Ecology's bachelor of interior design program has been ranked best in the nation. A recent survey of architecture and design firms has ranked K-State's bachelor of interior design and interior architecture programs first. Three other architecture degree programs also earning top 10 rankings. For survey purposes, bachelor's programs in interior design […]

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  • January 15, 2009


    Do consumers understand, buy "green" clothing?

    LeHew research to highlight Sustainability Confab Among sustainability enthusiasts, choosing organic food at the grocery store may come as second nature. But research by Melody LeHew is showing that green choices don't necessarily transfer from the grocery shelf to the clothing rack. "When you consider produce, it's easier for consumers to understand that the product […]

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  • January 12, 2009


    Dates set for three fancy fundraisers

    Little Black Dress Event The Little Black Dress, a fashion icon since first created by Coco Chanel in the 1920s, will be honored guest at an exhibit opening at 7 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Beach Museum on campus. Friends of the Historic Costume and Textile Museum will host the fundraiser called Little Black Dress […]

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  • December 19, 2008

    In the news: Students tapped for honors

    Aditi Shukla, graduate student in apparel and textiles, is one of six students to receive $1,000 scholarships from Benchmark Financial, a general agency of New England. Students were awarded the scholarships for being the top performers in a senior level marketing management course. Quest, a freshman honorary society unique to KSU, has named new members […]

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