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Important Updates for Fall 2022 Quarter

August 19, 2022

Dear FIDM Students,

Fall is always a time of energy and excitement at FIDM, and I’m delighted to welcome all new and returning students to campus for what I know will be an incredible quarter.

I would like to take a moment to share some inspiring stories from across the FIDM Community:

Watch the DEBUT 2022 Runway Show
The DEBUT Runway Show is the culmination of nine months of intensive theoretical research, advanced fashion construction, and collection development by our graduating Advanced Study Fashion Design students. Watch this year’s show.

IMPD Student Designs for Palladium in Industry Partnership
In this year’s International Manufacturing & Product Development (IMPD) program, students were partnered with French footwear brand Palladium to design the brand’s first apparel line. Learn about Rachel Martinez’s experience in the program.

FIDM Student is Semifinalist in NRF 2022 National Scholarship Competition
Among the 25 semi-finalists for this year’s National Retail Federation Foundation’s Next Generation scholarship is Digital Marketing major Hiral Patadia. Read the full story.

Superhero Costume Designer Hires Three Recent Grads
LJ Shannon, a superhero/specialty costume designer for television series Stargirl and several other DC Universe and CW television properties, recently hired Aly Garza, Jessica Campbell, and Jordan Brower, all 2022 graduates of our Film & TV Costume Design program. Here’s the full story.

Technical Design Instructor Sees Environmental Solution in Invisible Bags
Apparel Technical Design Instructor Joy Somerville wants to improve the industry’s environmental impact by encouraging the use of Invisible Bags, a nontoxic, water-soluble, biodegradable solution to plastic waste. Get the story here.

For updates on Fall 2022, please review the following:

  • For updated information on Fall Quarter 2022, including our COVID-19 protocols, please review our Fall Quarter 2022 FAQ.
  • We will continue to offer five different types of courses this quarter: On-Campus classes, Online Learning, eLearning, Hybrid and/or Remote Classes. See the FAQ for details.
  • For inspiring interviews with Students, Faculty, and Alumni, subscribe to the Your FIDM Story podcast.

I look forward to seeing you on campus.

Sincerely and with best wishes,

Barbara Bundy
Vice President, Education

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