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Foundation gift finances 2 new fashion design studios at WVU


Thanks to an anonymous gift of $750,000 to the WVU Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design, two new fashion design studios are now up and operating.

An official ribbon cutting took place last week on the Evansdale Campus in Morgantown.

The new studios replace outdated facilities. WVU Assistant Professor of Fashion, Dress & Merchandising Katie Jones said the spaces show the level of commitment by the university to developing leaders in the clothing industry.
“More importantly really, shows a commitment to design students and cultivate into leaders of the fashion industry,” Jones said.

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