The OSU Design Network is an active network of design and merchandising professionals that:

  • Enhances professional development,
  • Provides solutions for our industries, 
  • And brings educational opportunities to students pursuing design and merchandising careers.


Upcoming events

OSU Design Network Industry Connect

Industry professionals information: As a successful creative, we know you’re looking to pass along your knowledge to nurture and mentor the next generation of creative Oregon State professionals. And we’ve got the perfect opportunity for you.

We are in need of design mentors across all fields.

Join us for a virtual connections event to share your expertise with current OSU seniors studying innovation and design management, merchandising management, apparel design, interior design and graphic design.

Wednesday, Feb. 23
5:30 -7:30 p.m. PT

Event virtually hosted through Zoom
Register today


Gain Insights from Design Industry Professionals

Past Event Photos

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Explore photos from past events.


Fall Networking Gathering - Diverse Teams: Embrace, Lead and Thrive 
October 17, 2019
OSU Portland Center 
Event photos

Design and Fashion Showcase
May 9, 2019
Montgomery Park, Portland
Event photos

Mentoring Luncheon
April 13, 2019
Urban Studio, Portland
Event photos

Creating a Circular Fashion System - Design Week Portland Event
April 10, 2019
OSU Portland Center, Portland
Event photos



Career Courage - featuring Katie Kelley
Oct. 11, 2018
Event photos

Design and Fashion Showcase
May 31, 2018
Montgomery Building, Portland
Event photos

Mentoring Event
April 29, 2018
Eastside Exchange, Portland 
Event photos

2021-2022 OSU Design Network Council Volunteer Planning Team

Casey Anderson '14

Almarina Bianchi
Retired - Pendleton Woolen Mills

Leslie Davis Burns 
Professor Emerita, OSU 

Carol Caughey 
Professor Emerita, OSU

Jim Chi
Oregon Sports Angels

Emily Doerfler '17 
Nathan Good Architects

Molly Durbin '17 

Teresa Durbin '84 

Lois Gearhart '87

Jamie Holzkamp '13 
Columbia Sportswear

Grace Jenkins '17 
Columbia Sportswear

Moona Page | Co-Chair
Columbia Sportswear

Suzanne Page '83
Meadows Group Realtor

Jamie Powell | Co-Chair

Anita Winn '79 | Past Chair
Retired - Nike 

Grace Zetterberg ’14 
Fred Meyer, Kroger GM

OSU Design Network Council

Interested in joining the OSU Design Network Council? Let us know!