Faculty and Staff

Carol Engel-Enright, M.S.

Carol Engel-Enright

Internship Coordinator, Instructor
313 Gifford
(970) 491-5759


Ph.D. Colorado State University
M.S. Colorado State University
A.A.S. Fashion Institute of Technology
B.S. Kansas State University
B.S. Kansas State University

Teaching Emphasis

  • Fashion Industries
  • Introduction to Apparel Design
  • Pre-Internship Seminar
  • Internship Coordinator

Research Emphasis

  • Rural-Urban apparel manufacturing supply chain connections
  • Social Enterprise relating perceptions of Millennial Consumers to Cause Marketing of Fashion Related Companies
  • Global, Social, Sustainable Enterprises and Product Development with Cultural Textiles
  • Needs, Desires, Activities, and Skills of Independent Clothing Designers as Small Business Owners
  • Professional Internships and Student Preparation and Development for Industry

Awards, Recognitions, Grants, and Competitions (selected)

2017 National Science Foundation: Science of Organizations Grant awarded for ‘Impact of network relational characteristics on emerging small manufacturing organizations’ development and linkages’

2014 ITAA Creative Scholarship, Mayan Monochrome, Charlotte, North Carolina

2012 ITAA Creative Scholarship, Design Process at the Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii

2012 Selected among ten faculty finalists for Paris American Academy Professional Design Competition “Balenciaga In Hawaii”, Honolulu, Hawaii

2010 Awarded 3rd prize for Queen Sirikit Institute of Sericulture Peacock Standard of Thai Silk Competition for “Golden Wheel of Life”

2009 ITAA Creative Scholarship, Fiber Arts Live Gallery, Seattle, Washington

2009 Selected among ten finalists in the US judging for the Queen Sirkit Institute of Sericulture Peacock Standard of Thai Silk Competition. Her apparel design was sent to Bangkok in June for final judging.

2007 Threads Magazine Design Challenge Finalist “Inspired by Art”