Educator Inspire: University of Colorado’s Mary Banks Spotlights Chip Thompson

So let’s face it, Crocs and EMS hiking boots don’t give Colorado much of a reputation for its fashion sense, yet CU alumnus, Chip Thompson, has paved the way for numerous Buffs into the fashion industry. In this month’s Educator Inspire column, Mary Banks from Leeds Business School at the University of Colorado, Boulder shines … Continue reading

Educator Inspire: Connections past, present and future

Introducing the FOF blog’s “Inspire” column from the FSF Educators. First up: Ann Thye of Iowa State University. Ann takes us on a brief history of how the YMA FSF has benefited her students and program through networking and creating strong, long-lasting relationships with leaders of the fashion industry. Take it away, Professor Thye… Iowa … Continue reading


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