President Tony Frank’s iconic beard is featured on a ball gown designed by DM student, Nina Mascheroni, now an alumna. The dress was donated to the Avenir Museum of Design and Merchandising's permanent collection.
The Merchandising concentration focuses on product development, procurement, promotion, distribution, and retailing of consumer goods while emphasizing the importance of meeting consumers’ needs and preferences for goods at the right time, right place, and right price.
The CIDA accredited Interior Design program provides the academic preparation for students to enter the profession of interior design with creative and in-depth skills in evidence-based problem solving as the first component of a recommended sequence of education+experience+examination.
The Interior Design specialization is designed to accommodate students who have earned a bachelor’s degree in interior design or an allied area of the built environment such as architecture, industrial design, or landscape architecture.