Tag Archives: Fashion Design

PhilaU Student Collaboration With NASA Cited In Op-Ed on IP Protection of Innovation: The Philadelphia Inquirer

A collaboration between PhilaU fashion and engineering students, NASA and an engineering firm to develop the exterior of the space agency’s latest spacesuits is the type of innovation that needs to be protected by robust intellectual property laws, according to …

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Six Fashion Students Win Prestigious YMA National Scholarships

Fashion design senior Victoria Pion has won a $10,000 national scholarship as one of eight finalists in the prestigious YMA FSF Geoffrey Beene scholarship competition, while five other PhilaU fashion students took home $5,000 scholarships. The winners were celebrated at …

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Fashionista Ranks PhilaU Fashion Programs in Top 50 Globally

Philadelphia University has been named one of the “Top 50 Fashion Schools in the World” for the second time by Fashionista, a leading international web site for fashion news and trends. PhilaU fashion programs, which include fashion design and fashion merchandising and management, …

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Fashion Faculty Jay McCarroll Makes Fashion Stop in Carlisle: The Sentinel

Fashion design faculty member Jay McCarroll, winner of the first season of Project Runway, presented his collection at a boutique in Carlisle, Pa., Nov. 21, The Sentinel reported Nov. 21. McCarroll teaches fashion design at his alma mater PhilaU and …

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Fashion Design Students Win Target Challenge To Design New Line

PhilaU fashion design student Wenting Zhang won first place in this fall’s Target competition to create a new apparel line with her collection featuring soft, peachy colors, airy fabrics, florals and a print that evokes the setting sun. View her …

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Fashion Students Exhibit at Art Museum Halloween Event: Roxborough Review

PhilaU fashion design students showcased creative masks, head coverings and clutches at the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Halloween event, the Roxborough Review reported Nov. 4. Jay McCarroll, designer and faculty member, emceed the show featuring designs made by students in …

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Fashion Students Show Inventive Costumes at Art Museum Halloween Event

PhilaU fashion design students showcased ghoulishly gorgeous art-inspired designs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Halloween costume party on Oct. 31. With the Great Stair Hall packed with costumed guests enjoying live music, face painting and spooky art tours, PhilaU …

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Carson Kressley and Jay McCarroll Talk Fashion, Stress Collaboration at Discover Fashion Day

Some 170 prospective fashion students, parents and guests packed the Kanbar Campus Center Performance Space on Oct. 29 to participate in a conversation with Emmy Award-winning fashion celebrity Carson Kressley and “Project Runway” veteran Jay McCarroll. Kressley, who serves on …

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True Hollywood Story Features Jay McCarroll: E! Entertainment

Jay McCarroll, PhilaU fashion design alumnus and faculty member, was featured on E! Entertainment’s True Hollywood Story on Oct. 23 at 10 p.m. The show, an update on where several reality stars are today, will re-air tomorrow, Oct. 25, at …

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PhilaU Fashion Student Creates Nicole Miller Retrospective

Carolyn Connor, a fashion merchandising and management senior, used her archiving skills to create a retrospective of fashion designer Nicole Miller’s vintage designs as part of her internship with Mary K. Dougherty & Associates. The designs will be on display …

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