FAB members are invited to this exclusive store tour of Henri Bendel on Tuesday, Feb. 24th at Mall of America. Only the first 10 people to RSVP will get to take advantage of this great opportunity to scout cute handbags, mingle with other FAB members, and inquire about upcoming open positions. There will be treats, freebies, and a 20% discount during the hour. Check out their website: www.henribendel.com
Welcome back to Spring Semester! We are so excited to get started and have so many amazing things planned.
Thursday, Feb 5th 5:00p-6:00p
Appleby Hall room 11
Come learn about FAB, spring opportunities, decorate Valentine’s Day cards for hospice patients, and returning members can pick up their t-shirts.
There will be prizes and snacks.
FAB is excited to announce that we will be touring the Italian Style Exhibition at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts on Friday, December 5th from 1:30-2:30. We have a limited number of spaces available. This opportunity is open to all University of Minnesota students. If you are a paying FAB member the tour cost is covered by your membership fee. However, if you are not a paying FAB member the fee is $5. Please fill out the RSVP Form at the link below to reserve your spot.
Preview the exhibition here
For those who were unable to attend the FAB Launch Party this past Thursday and those who did, here is what we went over.
- To become a FAB Member: Please fill out the application and submit the annual due of $25 located under the “Involvement” tab. For security reasons, the application will lock on Friday, October 3rd for this semester. If you are interested in joining please email email@example.com for the password to submit the member application.
- FAB is looking for members to join the board as brand ambassadors, an alumni coordinator, social media assistants, the spring fashion show committee, and a photographer. For more information click on the “Board” tab and then “Open Positions“. Applications are accepted through Friday, September 26th.
- Interested in Design? We are hosting a t-shirt design competition for FAB’s 2014-2015 Member T-shirt. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your design featuring the FAB logo and with space for potential sponsor logos. Deadline: Friday, October 3rd. Winner receives a $20 restaurant gift card.
The next FAB event is THIS Friday (September 19th). The Fashion & Business Career Exhibition will be from 11:00am – 2:00pm in the Mississippi Room of Coffman Memorial Union. We have some great employers who are eager to meet you and discuss internship, volunteer, and employment opportunities! Advanced registration is encouraged but not required and you can do so under the “FBCE” tab and then “Student Registration”
Join us on Thursday, September 11th at 7:30pm in Lind Hall room 340 for the official launch of FAB for the 2014-2015 school year. We will start with an information session to discuss who we are and what we do as a student organization, upcoming events, and ways for members to get involved. At 8:00pm we will have a social hour for members to meet each other and the board while enjoying some Arnold Palmers and cookies.
FAB is now accepting applications for next year’s board! We are currently searching for a Vice President, Marketing Coordinator, and Event Coordinator. Joining the FAB board is a great way to gain experience and it could be your first step for a career in the fashion industry. And you might even make some friends in the process. Visit the “Board” tab to learn more.