The Annual Sample Sale is held yearly and is a unique opportunity involving our Board of Governors, students, faculty and staff. It takes everyone working to make this a successful and exciting event. Proceeds from the sale help fund student participation in national and international professional development opportunities such as the Shop.org Summit, the National Retail Federation Big Show, and others. Many merchandising classes are involved in this event each year.
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The Annual Merchandising Expo is held each Spring semester on campus. This career fair showcases companies relevant to the MDR majors. Students visit with recruiters and learn about companies, expectations for interns and new hires, and long term career possibilities. Attendance at this event is required of all MDR majors.
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Fashion Group International Career Day
Students from several states attend this regional event comprised of presentations and seminars related to the fashion and design industries. Students also have the opportunity to enter several industry-related contests. The event is held each year at the World Trade Center in Dallas. Watch for announcements or check with your professors for details and registration for this event.
Consumer Experience Symposium
Every spring, a panel of industry experts come together to present, discuss, and debate a specific topic related to consumer experiences in digital environments. Learn more
Executive Scholar Lecture Series
At the Executive Scholar + Lecture Series, an industry leader and research scholar(s) are brought together to discuss a topic which they share a common passion or interest for. Learn more