Students interested in working toward a fashion-related career
will find that the Fashion Department at Mount Mary College offers
a variety of options for study within the industry.
Rated as one of the top programs in the country, Mount Mary's fashion
program melds the excitement of change, the challenges of new technology,
and a sensitivity to design, manufacturing, and merchandising which
enhances student ability to create innovative and functional solutions.
Through the program, fashion students are introduced to real-world
experiences and use state-of-the-art computers to gain a working
knowledge of industry technology.
The Fashion Department offers two unique majors -
Technology in the Classroom:
The Fashion Department incorporates
a variety of computer applications across all four years of study.
The Fashion Computer Lab features 16 stations equipped with Lectra
U4ia, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.
The Harley-Davidson Patternmaking
Laboratory utilizes Gerber Accumark software for use in patternmaking,
pattern grading and marker making.
The Fashion Department received gifts from
Donna Ricco, 1981 graduate, and Harley- Davidson Foundation to renovate
the design and pattternmaking classrooms and purchase new computer
software and hardware. The Donna Ricco Design Resource Center and
the Harley-Davidson Patternmaking Laboratory are accessible to students
in the evenings and on weekends for class projects.