AMM Fashion Camp
Single Class $185, Two Classes $175 ea, Three or More Classes $165 ea
The Cal Poly Pomona Apparel Merchandising & Management (AMM) Department is offering three online - only summer camp tracks that will provide students with important insights into key areas of the fashion business: Fashion Design, Sustainable Fashion & Textiles and Fashion Brand Development
Modules will be delivered through zoom-based class discussions, and individual hands-on projects that students can perform at home. No special skills or equipment are required beyond access to a home computer and Internet access. Class sizes will be small (16 maximum) to facilitate inclusion and interaction.
The program is not for academic credit. On conclusion, students will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Huntley College of Agriculture at Cal Poly Pomona. Each module will run subject to meeting a minimum enrollment. If modules are cancelled, for any reason, full refunds will be issued promptly.
Track 1 - Fashion Design
Track 2 - Sustainable Fashion and Textiles
Track 3 - Fashion Brand Development
Meet Your Teachers
Claudine M. Papillon, MBA
Claudine Papillon, Founder and Creative Director of CreativEnvironment, Design/Marketing Professional and Educator. Holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Bachelors of Science Degree in Fashion Marketing, and over 25 years of academics, business, design, management, marketing, retailing, and teaching practices. Claudine loves to bring people together for the common good through community projects, inspiring events, and educational platforms.
Elke A. Tetschner
Elke Tetschner has been an adjunct professor in the AMM department since 2013, teaching garment construction, product line development, and fashion sustainability. She has a BS in Apparel Merchandising and Management and Associates Degrees in Science and Art. She is fluent in English, Spanish, and German. Her career embraces spells in sales, operations, and product development in the California fashion retail and German apparel sectors.
Alejandra Parise is an adjunct professor with 15 years of teaching experience. She has worked in the apparel and fashion industry in visual merchandising, production and design for companies such as Sears, American Apparel and Self Esteem. She currently is a freelance designer and consultant in addition to being a professor. She won AMM professor of the year twice and helped start the Fashion Society club and the annual fashion show at Cal Poly Pomona. Alejandra uses her tireless energy and positive attitude to encourage her students to acquire knowledge and skill that will allow them to succeed and be creative!