Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 27, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta
JJO THE LETHBRIDGE HERAID W.dneiday, Ottober 27, 197- First of its kind in Alberta; Fashion course opens job opportunities By IIIC SWIHART Staff Writer -Liberia's first two-, course covers all rctai aspects vear fashion merchandising! as well as setting and design- technology course, initiated in i ing of clotliing to give the stu- 969 at the Olds Agricultural (lent a bread education which is de-will allow him to take a job in area of the merchandising tec from various segments of j when the college stopped offer- the merchandising industry, thc ing the ordinary home econo- signed to give employment op- any mics course for farm orientated women. "It was decided the women needed something that would help make them more employ- able." she said. Vorlun" vcrv closely with a idea for the course was devel- 1 activities by rman ad hisory commit- 1 oped SLX or seven years afio I ucation m the held. broad ed- FASHION MERCHANDISING TECHNOLOGY Drafting a pafte-rn using both ancient and modern clothing designs as guides is all part of Alberta's only fashion design- ing course at the Olds Agricultural Vocational College. The limitations of placing students in jobs is the only factor which limits students to 36 each year. Many students cannot get into the course each year for this reason. THE BETTER HALF By Bob Barnes general throuh. "This allows Ihe women a i uates are expected to start m choice of areas they j sales in some field of merchan- ish to work in and at Iho dising and work up to supcr- cme time allows them to visory roles, all depending on ake their leisure time profit- the individual. We because of the spectrum "The industry is set up so a the course material." j person has to work his way up She said ourses like sociology, comnri- ications, public speaking, writ- ig and business and human re- ations are on the curriculum nee the material can be ap- iied to any field the student looses to enter. Mrs. Robertson said the oursfi material which is pertin- nt to fashion merchandising anges from an introductory art mirsa to a study of the lex- les used in the manufacture f clothing. The art course is a general ntroduction to art, developing creativity within each stu- ent and building that student's ppreciation of his view of work of ail. Another course deals with lothing selection and personal development. Tiie student earns how to dress for a given _me and how to apply this training to the tastes of the oth- r people he might serve later n a career. In a study of textiles, the stu- rr something she said. The course is limited to 30 girls and boys each year "be- cause this is all we feel the market can handle each year." The advisory committee as- sists the college by reviewing about 60 mothers went to camp curriculum and adding new things which arise in the Indus- take vacation from children and chores EDMONTON (CP) This fall like Greta Garbo or Judy Gar- to learn what goes on at camps these days for children, try and advertising the course! it was also a kind of as well as assisting in the allo- cation of jobs for the gradu- ates. R. G. McFadyen, assistant to the principal of the college, said the program is closely tied with business and industry through the committee and much of the success of the course depends on the committee. The students in the second year of the course get on-the- job training in stores in Olds which is credited toward gradu- ation. There are two instructors for the main course material and altogether there are six or sev- en instructors teaching courses en man utiviia WUUUWTJ dent learns all fabrics used in i ffhich lhe sludents CEn take to he industry, the expectations of fabrics, the care necessary, mw to use them for specific how to recognize rt (ne rounded educa- tion the course was designed to give. The students are allowed other fa- __ __ purposes, how to recognize j i hem and the properties of all I at cou.ege. w o m e n s lib that the mothers were liberated from children and household chores, said Marjorie Long, di- visional director of the Alberta Inter-Varsity Christian Fellow-! ship, an organization promoting Christian leadership on univer- sity campuses and in high schools. "So many mothers came to us and asked if we could provide a land, Miss Long said. All the fresh air and home cooking seemed to put brave hearts into some of the mothers. Some who had never ridden in their lives ventured trail riding, "which wasn't of the horses even began to trot said one. Some of the comments over preparing for the ride: "I wont a horse that's quiet and low down." "Maybe we'd better practise on a log first." The mothers come to camp for various reasons, Miss Long said. A large number come looking for spiritual reality. Others just come for a holiday. And some come to sleep, but heard while the mothers were i they never end up doing that." Stacy back ivith family camp for them, too." she said. F fil "They wanted to share in the 7 JO III OlU UlCl S llOSplUli experiences their children were j having." Seven year old Stacey Mans- The mothers' camps started j cr js back with her fanu'ly fol- Uirce years ago with about 15 lowing two months spent at the mothers and have proved popu-' Shrine Burns Institute in Bos- lar, she said. 1 ton. Mass. The mothers have a choice of j Stacey, daughter of Mrs. Pa- earnp activities at the IVCF's j tricia Manser of Fort Macleod, year-round camp at Sundre, I was a victim of a home acci- 55 miles northwest of Cat gary. There's horseback riding, Mrs. Hobertson said students j swimming, hiking, craft work, djusj -n This will assist the sudent come to olds for thc course group3 and especially in the sales field, she from many arcas ,he prov-' dent 18 months ago and suffer- ed burns to almost 90 per cent of her body. tic surgery to her face, hand and part of her body. The Lethbridge Shrine Club has been advised that Stacey needs to return to the hospital next summer for further plas- tic surgery. Shriners throughout North America have long been noted for their work among crippled children. Since 1922 they have ince and indicated it is one of the more popular courses at the college. There's even a bit of acting she was sent to the Burns In- and singing for those who've al-j stitute where she underwent ways wanted to be performers i four operations, including plas- said. A study of clothing construc- :ion, involving quality of work- manship and material, will give he student a head start on an occupation if so desired, besides being a help in the sales field. Fashion trends teaches the student how to predict cycles Ihe fashion world and in-[ an appreciation of gar-1 ments of the past which can, u> r i, be applied to designing cloth-: culture, youth and recreation duced a favorable terested in the project, ing for future use. will be held in Taber Nov. 1, 2 said Walter Penner, school u- Merchandising display is also and 3. j brarian. Registrations for the course; Books already received will now are being accepted by the be sorted and those not useful Taber to hold batik course A basic course in Through the sponsorship of I built 20 hospitals, including the Lethbridge Shrine Club, I Burns Institutes at Boston Gal- veston and Cincinnati. To support these hospitals and to Irelp crippled children, the Lethbridge Shrine Club is once again holding its annual Pot 0 Gold campaign. The win- ring ticket will pay with second prize, and the draw will take place Nov. 10. Mteal Mdes tions Books rolling in at LCI Tiie plea for book contribu-1 to be administered by Mr. Pen- Colle-! ner, and welcomes contributions Tickets may be purchased a es Branch of the department of giate Institute library has pro- from any .Individual .or group m- from any Shrmer or from local businesses. >art of the course. The student earns counter display techni- ques and use, as well as win- dow advertising to be able to use space to the best advan- tage. Taber Arts and Crafts Club in care of Mrs. George Meyer, Taber. Further information may be: Mrs. Robertson said the grad- i by waxing and dyeing to the LCI will be given to other school libraries. There is still a need for pub- lications such as Reader's Di- gest, New Yorker science mag- azines and current events' clip- pings. There is also a need for volunteer workers to work in the library for short periods, do- ing mostly check out work. _ j art of putting designs on cloth i The parent advisory commit- This would range from large j obtained from Mrs. Meyer, the department stores to small ex-! Bowman Arts Centre office, or elusive specialty stores. in the To help round out the field, nities, the students learn interior de- board. sign and the basics of home'. Batik is the ancient Japanese planning and design. in the case of district commu- the local recreat i o n tee has set up a library fund WHITE and COLORED UNIFORMS PANTSUITS For: NURSES BEAUTICIANS WAITRESSES DOCTORS LAB TECHNICIANS JEN'S UNIFORM CENTRE 404 5th Street South (upstairs) Phone 328-3631 "Let's try it again .Your scale started moving even before the meat landed on it." BINGO MOOSE HALL 1234 3rd AVENUE NORTH WEDNESDAY al P.M. 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