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AU Holds ‘Green is the New Black’ Fashion Show

AU Holds ‘Green is the New Black’ Fashion Show

The Fashion Merchandising department dazzled Upper Convo on a Thursday night in November during the ‘Green is the New Black’ fashion show. Students of Dr. Nancy Morris’ Fashion Promotion class were in charge of organizing the show.

Seniors Alexis Berdine and Laura Carley were the co-directors, while Teah Kullman was the lead of merchandising and Olivia Morris was the lead of promotions.

Ashland University Fashion Merchandising Students Partner with Goodwill Industries for Fall Fashion Show

Ashland University Fashion Merchandising Students Partner  with Goodwill Industries for Fall Fashion Show

Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties is partnering with Ashland University’s fashion merchandising students to hold a special fashion show on Thursday, Oct. 30, at 7 p.m. in Myers Convocation Center on the Ashland University campus.
The free event, themed “Green is the New Black,” will feature creations made from textiles and other items found at Goodwill’s Ashland store as well as other recyclable material.

“We are excited to partner with the fashion students at Ashland University for this creative fashion show,” said Greg Morton, vice president, mission services and public relations, for Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties. “We look forward to seeing how the students take gently-used items and make them into a new creation -- supporting thrift shopping as well as upcycling and recycling in the community. When individuals shop and donate to Goodwill, they are supporting our mission to help individuals prepare for, find and retain employment in the community.”

Ashland University’s Fashion Merchandising Program Recognized as a Top Program

Ashland University’s Fashion Merchandising Program Recognized as a Top Program

Ashland University’s Fashion Merchandising program has been ranked in the top 20 percent of the Fashion Merchandising programs in the United States by Fashion-Schools.org.

“We were informed that our program was listed as one of the top 75 fashion schools in the country,” said Dr. Nancy Morris, associate professor of fashion merchandising. “In the article, ‘Top 75 Fashion Merchandising Schools in the U.S.,’ Ashland University is referenced at No. 39 and is one of the few small private universities to make the list.”