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Student Perspective: Real World Design For A Purpose

Because of alumni and friends like you, we met our goal and raised $5,280 for Design Global Outreach. Thanks to your support, apparel students started the school year with an amazing surprise – materials and supplies fully funded by donors! These past few weeks we've reached out to alumni and friends to support our Design Global Outreach initiative. To learn why these projects are so important to our students, we talked with apparel student Carissa Prieve, who took Prof. Lucy Dunne's Technical Design Studio last fall and designed clothing for the Blue House orphanage in rural Uganda and the Girls Home of Pune, India. Products created by Carissa and her classmates were delivered to the girls in India and Uganda…

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A Gift with Global Impact: Support Design Global Outreach

[Update: September 6, 2013]Because of alumni and friends like you, we met our goal and raised $5,280 for Design Global Outreach. Thanks to your support, apparel students started the school year with an amazing surprise – materials and supplies fully funded by donors! This week they began designing school uniforms and other garments for children in need in Uganda, Tanzania, and South Africa. Thank you. You’ve given our students the unique opportunity to make a difference, not just on campus, but on a global scale.  [Update: August 27, 2013]We’re almost halfway to our $5,000 goal, but we still need help. I teach the Technical Design Studio that will make dresses and school uniforms this fall and I want to share…

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Thank You For Supporting Design Global Outreach

Dear Friends, We did it! Because of your support, our apparel design students will embark on semester-long projects to hone their skills and broaden their understanding of our global design community.What a great gift you've given our students–not only is their load lightened during trying economic times, but they're about to learn that their work can have an impact halfway around the world. Thank you for supporting Design Global Outreach. I look forward to updating you on our students' work to help the children of the Blue Girls home in Uganda and the girls home of Pune India. For now, you can still donate to our Design Global Outreach fund and your contributions will be used for our next…

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Support Design Global Outreach

Dear Friends, Design education in the twenty-first century is global, sustainable and socially responsible. Each year, we look for ways to not only teach those principles, but to give our students real opportunities to better the world through design. In a few weeks, students in our apparel design classes will begin projects to create dresses and products for the Blue House girls' orphanage in Uganda and the Girls Home of Pune, India. But we need your help! Support Design Global Outreach – Give $25 Today To cover the cost of student materials and shipping, we need to raise $5,000 before school starts–by midnight on August 31. Your gift today ensures that our students have enough funding to put their…

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