Design and Merchandising Giving
Private giving is important to student success at Colorado State University. Your gift will help enable faculty and students to respond to immediate opportunities within the classroom and beyond. Thank you for your support!
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Creative Space Nancy Richardson Design Center
With the goal of advancing CSU’s design programs, the Nancy Richardson Design Center offers cutting-edge technology and inspiring spaces to encourage multi-disciplinary and hands-on learning in design thinking. The new facility houses design studios, fabrication/prototype/ideation labs, presentation spaces, classrooms, and computer labs open to students across campus. The $19.5 million project is supported by an $8 million gift from Nancy (’82) and Curt Richardson, OtterBox co-founders. There are naming opportunities still available for spaces in the RDC.
STEM Learning for Girls Fashion FUNdamentals
Fashion FUNdamentals is a 2-week, summer program designed to enhance girls’ interests and self-esteem in science, technology, engineering, and math. The program taps into their passion for fashion to promote their interest and confidence in the STEM fields.
Honoring Our History Legacies Project
Visit the Legacies Project pages to learn about the personal and professional histories of select retirees and faculty emeriti. On their Legacies pages, you can read more about the Design and Merchandising honorees and make a gift in their honor.