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Support the Department of Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design

Support the Department of Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design

Textile and Apparel Design is a rewarding professional area that relates the physical properties of textiles to our human need for functional and fashionable clothing and home accessories. This option combines the art of design, the science of chemistry and the perspective of history in a rich, challenging learning environment that prepares individuals for dynamic careers at the creative forefront of the textile industry.

Merchandising integrates the application of planning and management principles, the perspective of history and the science of textile chemistry in a rich, challenging learning environment.


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Amanda Byleen

Amanda Byleen

College of Education and Human Sciences
402-458-1192 direct
800-432-3216 toll free
amanda.byleen@nufoundation.org
Amanda joined the University of Nebraska Foundation in 2014. She is a graduate of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Education and Human Sciences and has a degree in speech language pathology and audiology. Her involvement in numerous organizations and activities led to a deeply enriched experience at UNL. Amanda enjoys the opportunity to develop relationships and serve amazing friends and alumni of the university.
Todd Mattox

Todd Mattox

College of Education and Human Sciences
402-458-1238 direct
800-432-3216 toll free
todd.mattox@nufoundation.org
Todd joined the foundation in 2014. He has a Bachelor of Science in business administration from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. A native Nebraskan, he is passionate about the university and the impact it has on the lives of its students, alumni and people throughout the state.
Ronna Sears-Fritz

Ronna Sears-Fritz

College of Education and Human Sciences
402-458-1146 direct
800-432-3216 toll free
ronna.sears-fritz@nufoundation.org
A Nebraska native, Ronna earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from UNL’s College of Education and Human Sciences and a master’s degree in public administration from UNO. Ronna joined the foundation in 2018 with several years of fundraising and programming experience and loves working to advance the college where she got her start.
 

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Friends of the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery Endowment Fund