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Alumni (1995)

At least six alumni of the College of Human Resources are administrators at universities across the country and many others hold academic and extension faculty positions.


  • Department Head of Textile and Apparel Management, U. of Missouri, Columbia.
  • Department Head of Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design, N.D. State U.
  • Associate Dean of College of Human Resources, Virginia Tech
  • Assistant Professor of Family and Child Development at U. of Missouri
  • Dean, College of Applied Sciences, Western Carolina U.
  • Dept. Head, Family Studies, U. of Kentucky

Several own their own companies and many are officers and region and division directors/managers in corporations.


  • Head Designer of swim wear & swim wear accessories, DiLorenzo Designs, N.Y.
  • Head of West Coast Sales, Gerber-Camsco (producers of apparel-manufacturing computers) - highest ranking woman in the corporation.
  • Director of Men's International Licensing, Polo Ralph Lauren, N.Y.

The only Miss Virginia ever named Miss America is a graduate of the College of Human Resources.



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