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The Stevenson University Fashion Design Program will be holding a model call this coming Saturday, January 31, 2015, from 11:30AM until 4:00PM to audition models for the program's annual show "A Common Thread" in May.  This model call will be held on the Owings Mills campus at Rockland in Conference Room B which is located on the 2nd floor.

This show is a consistently sold out event and is attended by local industry professionals from companies like Under Armour, J. Crew, and Nordstrom to name a few.

The program's design students are looking for both female and male models to audition. No experience is required. Feel free to send an email to any of the show producers listed for more information. Hope to see you there!


Jocelyn Williams:

Nakia Boomer:

Katie Ellsworth:


ADDRESS: 100 Campus Circle, Owings Mills, MD 21117

By: Jocelyn Williams

Welcome to Spring 2015!!

Welcome back to the Fashion Design department!! We hope that everyone had wonderful holidays and an enjoyable break!  We are thrilled to share that there are many exciting events that the students, faculty, and staff will be participating in this spring.  

Stevenson University Fashion Design students, along with two alumni, will be showcasing their designs at Plitz Fashion Marketing during New York Fashion Week on Thursday, February 19th. The event will be held at the historic Hotel Pennsylvania, which is located in the heart of the garment district.  Tickets for this event will be sold at the door for $20 per person. The student’s designs will share the runway with notable designers from the Ukraine and Barbados.  During the show, students will gain beneficial experience by working backstage with professional designers, models, make-up artists, and hair stylists.  Additionally, they will also be included in the media hour where they will have the opportunity to meet the press and fashion buyers....Learn More


[Pictured: Caitlin Szilvassy and Sherie Jones]

We are excited to congratulate the next two graduates of Stevenson University’s School of Design Fashion Design Program, Caitlin Szilvassy and Sherie Jones! On Monday, December 15 of this year, these two talented ladies made up the second group of students to receive their Bachelor degrees in Fashion Design with a Minor in Art.

 Along with former graduate, Ruthie Edwards, Sherie worked as a Fashion Show Producer for Stevenson University’s Fashion Design Program’s first three fashion shows.  She also worked with Michele Blanchard and is currently looking for a job in the fashion industry.

 During the summer in 2013, Caitlin interned with fashion designer, Anna Sui, in New York.  This past summer she completed the Business Management Training Program at Nordstrom’s and will be returning to Nordstrom’s in January to continue working in the Men’s Furnishing Department.

 Congratulations ladies and good luck with your future fashion endeavors!

After a long semester of hard work three of our fashion design students, Emily, Blair, and Svetlana, model the foundation dress that they constructed in the Garment Construction Studio class this academic semester.

Ladies, you all did a great job!

Please join us TONIGHT, December 4, for a special opening reception for this exhibition, which will be hosted in the St Paul Companies Pavilion from 6-8 p.m.

Fashion design majors will be exhibiting original fashions they have created inspired by traditional clothing of Brazil, Egypt, England, Greece, India, Morocco, and Spain. 

Students from the Carroll County Career and Technology Center’s textiles and fashion career department assisted with the exhibition by creating displays for the garments. 

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