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Textiles, Fashion Merchandising and Design

TMD 402 Spring 2012 "Entrepreneurship"

Speaker Schedule

Every year the TMD Department focuses on a new theme for the spring seminar. For Spring 2012 the focus is Entrepreneurship
The class meets Wednesday afternoons from 4-5:30 p.m. in Quinn Auditorium. Lectures are open to the public.

Date Topic Speaker
January 25 Introduction
February 1

Two-credit registrants only

Project Instructions

February 8

Two-credit registrants only

Library Research

Meet in Lobby of Library

Mimi Keefe, Librarian
February 15
Green Envy Eco-Boutique (Newport) Rachel Lessne, owner, TMD ’07
February 22
Gossip Boutique (Wickford and Newport) Janelle Feigley, owner, Gossip Inc.
February 29
Business Plans
Robert Comerford, Professor of Management, College of Business, URI
March 7
Innovation in London and Paris Winter Study Tour Participants Kelly Martin, Amanda Delossantos, Anjelica Eipert, and Camille Griswold
March 14
Spring Break  
March 21
Zoe and Company  Lingerie Michelle Russell, VP and General Manager
March 28
Propel, LLC Clare King, Founder
April 4
The Worth Collection Susan Cohen, TAB Member
April 11
A Shade Above Ellen Leys, owner, TMD ‘76
April 18
Alex and Ani  Rachel Rafaelian and Iris Carlomusto
April 25
Student Presentations
May 7
3-? p.
Student Presentations

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