pid College of Design

Design Global Outreach

Design, Housing, and Apparel: Design Global Outreach

Since 2011, apparel design students have been designing clothing and everyday accessories for orphans in Haiti, Uganda, India, Tanzania, and South Africa. Under the leadership of Dr. Lucy Dunne, Assistant Professor in Design, Housing, and Apparel at the College of Design, third- and fourth-year students in this technical design studio learn about entrepreneurship, production management, and the social impact of design. The College has found that service learning is a significant driver for students and when students experience the broad impact of their work they are motivated even more in their academic and professional pursuits.


image courtesy of Dr. Lucy Dunne


Learn more about the Design Global Outreach:

Working on projects for Uganda & India

Student Perspective: Real World Design for a Purpose




Contact Information

College of Design

Saint Paul Offices,

32 McNeal Hall, 1985 Buford Ave, St. Paul, MN 55108

P: 612-626-9068 | F: 612-625-1922

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Minneapolis Offices

101 Rapson Hall, 89 Church St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455

P: 612-626-9068 | F: 612-625-7525

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