Assistant Professor of Fashion Merchandising and Design Eunyoung Yang earned first place in a juried gallery exhibition at the International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) annual conference.
ITAA is a professional, educational association composed of scholars, educators, and students in the textile, apparel, and merchandising disciplines in higher education.
Yang’s design submission, “Brushstrokes in Red,” was accepted for juried gallery exhibition and won first prize in the ITAA fiber art professional category. The fiery red dress was inspired by Vincent Van Gogh’s painting, “Cypresses” (1889).
Professor of Dance Sherry Shapiro was an invited participant in the Global Summit for the World Alliance of Arts Education (WAAE). The summit, featuring the theme Cultural Encounters and Northern Reflections, was held November 7-10, 2012, in Finland. The Summit was held in Rovaniemi, Finland, and hosted by the University of Lapland, with a focus on learning of and discussing arts education informed by diverse global perspectives such as those from the Arctic rim. more
Students in Meredith’s Introduction to Macro Social Work (SWK 398) course recently completed projects that will benefit communities in the Raleigh area.
The Macro Social Work course, which is required for social work majors at Meredith, focuses on the strengths, capacities and resources of client systems in relation to their broader environment.
Celebrity chef and TV host Rachael Ray will visit Meredith College as part of a Quail Ridge Books event co-sponsored by Meredith’s Friends of the Library on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012.