Achievements at a Glance
Dallas Section of Illuminating Engineering Society’s (IES) 2016 Student Lighting Design Competition
The competition is open to student’s studying lighting and/or interior design at the University of Oklahoma, Stephen F. Austin University, The University of Texas at Arlington, and Texas Christian University. The following TCU students placed in the competition:
Alexandra Brower – Honorable Mention and $500 Scholarship
Paola Lazarus – 1st Place and $2000 Scholarship
Darby Watt – 5th Place and Owners Choice & $1000 Scholarship
Paige Weishaar – 4th Place and $500 Scholarship
TCU’s Frogfolio Competition 2017 Student Award Winners
Juliet Hollihan, junior Fashion Merchandising major – Best Overall Frogfolio
Ellie Hoppes, junior Fashion Merchandising major – Best ePortfolio for professional interviewing
Rock Your Colors Competition
The Rock Your Colors competition was sponsored by TCU Licensing and the Fashion Merchandising program in the spring of 2017. Students style TCU merchandise and were voted on by Twitter users. Junior, Anna Kindred won a trip to New York Fashion Week.
Interior Design Student Achievement
For the 2016-2017 school year Bachelor of Science in Interior Design:
Graduation Rates: Twenty one out of 22 students from the class of 2017 graduated in *4 years from the Interior Design program.
Retention/Attrition: 100% of all **Interior Design majors enrolled during the spring 2016 semester returned in the fall 2016.
*The Interior Design program at TCU requires 4 years to complete. Some students choose to apply to the program after their first year at TCU. This requires them to attend TCU longer than 4 years.
**Interior Design majors who have been accepted into the Interior Design program through the 1st year portfolio review that occurs in the spring semester of the 1st year in the program.
Acceptance into Graduate Programs: No students from the May 2017 graduating class applied to graduate school.
Job Placement Rates: Twenty out of 22 Interior Design majors who graduated in May 2017 were employed full-time in the interior design industry by June 2017, and two out of 22 graduates chose to accept internships in lieu of full-time employment for summer 2017.