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Tips for New Students from a Senior at Stevenson University
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Nov 24, 2015 9:00:00 AM EST

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Interview with Local Designer Lee Anderson
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Nov 19, 2015 9:00:00 AM EST


ManneqArt is a Non-Profit Organization for Education in the Arts, in which focus is placed on “bringing Wearable Art to the attention of the American public.” During my interview with founder, Lee Anderson, I learned many important details about ManneqArt, its competition, and awards.

Hundreds of people apply for the competition each year, although only 80 applicants are accepted.  This contest is open to college students, high school students, and middle school students; anyone else across the United States who wishes to create original designs is encouraged to participate even if they have never designed before. 

There are only four basic rules:

  1. The design must be able to be worn by a live person; if a design is glued to a mannequin, it can be displayed but will not qualify for the competition.
  2. The design must not include any items that would injure a model, such as sharp objects.
  3. The design must allow movement for models to travel up and down stairs; this is also a safety concern. However, designs do not have to allow models the ability to 
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An Interview with Amanda Hostalka, Dean of the School of Design
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Nov 17, 2015 9:00:00 AM EST


Amanda Hostalka has been a part of the Stevenson community since 1998 when she started as a part-time graphic design professor. In 2009, Amanda became the Department Chairperson for the Art and Visual Communication Design program....Click here to read more.

High School Visitor's in the Studio!
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Nov 12, 2015 9:00:00 AM EST

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My Nordstrom Internship Experience
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Nov 3, 2015 9:00:00 AM EST


                                                                   By Jessica Timmons              

Over the summer I had the opportunity to complete a retail management internship with Nordstrom in Towson, MD. It was an informative experience, and I learned a great deal about the company. Throughout the summer I was taking training classes, working in three departments, and attending meetings. The training classes were interesting and focused on Nordstrom culture, management, and other essential Nordstrom information. Sometimes the classes were held at other Nordstrom stores in Maryland. This was nice because all of the interns had the ability to meet other Nordstrom employees and to hear their “Nordy Stories” (their career paths within the company).

A large portion of the internship was focused on selling while delivering amazing customer service. It was fun being able to work with ...Click here to read more.

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