Student is third in a row from WMU to win national scholarship

contact: Deanne Puca
| WMU News
Photo of Dena Alobiedat.


KALAMAZOO, Mich.—Textile and apparel studies student Dena Alobiedat has won the Wil Conard Regent's University Fashion Marketing scholarship for 2015. This is a nationally competitive scholarship given each year by the International Textile and Apparel Association.

Alobiedat, a senior from Kalamazoo, will use her award to study abroad at Regent's University School of Fashion and Design in London in spring 2016. She will be recognized as the recipient of the Regents Study Abroad in London Award at the ITAA Annual conference in Santa Fe, New Mexico, in November.

This award marks the third consecutive year a WMU student has won this national honor, and the ITAA awards only one per year. Previous recipients were Emily Olson in 2014 and Malu Figueiredo Palma in 2013.

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