IADT-Sacramento Plans Fashion Shows for Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

April 20, 2012

IADT-Sacramento fashion studentsSacramento, Calif. (April 20, 2012) – The International Academy of Design & Technology (IADT) - Sacramento will have a fashion show of student-created Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure and Survivor T-shirt designs on May 5 and May 12. Jewelry designs made from recycled educational materials such as rubber bracelets and key chains also will be featured.

The public will be able to bid on all items at both shows, with proceeds going to the Susan G. Komen Foundation  to coincide with the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.

 “I am so very proud of our students and the work they produce,” said Kathy Kerr-Carpenter, program chair for Fashion Design and Merchandising at IADT-Sacramento. “They truly are the future of design. Their work inspires me, as well as their efforts to grow, learn and change their lives and the lives of others through education and service.”

The community is invited to attend the two special events below to personally meet the designers and see their exceptional work.

Photo: Silvia Ramirez, events coordinator for the Sacramento Valley Komen Race for the Cure, and Esther Amato, fashion faculty at IADT-Sacramento.

Event: Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure and Survivor T-shirt Fashion Show

Date: May 5

Time: 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Location: First Floor Level by Nordstrom/Ann Taylor, Arden Fair Mall, 1689 Arden Way Sacramento

Event: Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure and Survivor T-shirt Fashion Show and Auction

Date: May 12

Time: 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Location: California Exposition, 1600 Exposition Blvd.,  Sacramento
About the International Academy of Design and Technology in Sacramento
With more than 30 years as an established institution, the International Academy of Design and Technology offers students a hands-on education with experienced faculty dedicated to providing students with the necessary skills, knowledge, support and guidance to pursue fulfilling career opportunities in the design and technology fields.  The Sacramento campus (IADT-Sacramento), which opened in 2007, offers degree programs in fashion design and merchandising, graphic design,  and building information modeling. Students also have the opportunity to take a portion of their coursework online through IADT-Online. The school is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). ACICS is a national accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education. Find disclosures on graduation rates, student financial obligations and more at www.iadt.edu/disclosures.  IADT-Sacramento cannot guarantee employment or salary and is a member of the Career Education Corporation (NASDAQ: CECO) network of universities, colleges and schools. For more information please visit www.iadt.edu/Sacramento or call (916) 285-9468.