WHAT: Ribbon cutting ceremony for two new fashion design studios dedicated to enhancing opportunities for fashion, dress and merchandising students in the West Virginia University Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design
WHEN: Thursday (Sept. 23) 11 a.m.
WHERE: Fashion Illustration Studio, G141 South Agricultural Sciences, Evansdale Campus, Morgantown
NOTES: Planned speakers include:
- Darrell Donahue, Dean and Director, Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design
- Peter Butler, Director, School of Design and Community Development
- Nora MacDonald, Emeritus Professor, Fashion, Dress and Merchandising
- Katie Jones, Program Director and Assistant Professor, Fashion, Dress and Merchandising
After brief remarks and the ribbon cutting, members of the media will have opportunities to conduct interviews and obtain b-roll and photos of the Fashion Illustration and Fashion Design (Room 1125) studios. Students will be on-hand to discuss projects on display.
The new studios were made possible by a $750,000 gift to the WVU Davis College from a donor who wishes to remain anonymous. The gift was made through the WVU Foundation, the nonprofit organization that receives and administers private donations on behalf of the University.
CONTACT: Lindsay Willey
Director of Marketing and Communications
Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design
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