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Fashion Alum Ou Lin Honored

April 29, 2013

The 2013 Rankin Epstein Distinguished Alumni Award will be presented to Anthropologie Senior Designer and 2000 Fashion Design graduate alumna Ou Lin on May 4 during Drexel University’s Alumni award ceremony. Lin studied fashion as an undergraduate at the Beijing Institute of Clothing Technology in China before coming to Drexel and has since held design positions at Urban Outfitters and Mothers Work.

Lin is being recognized for leadership efforts in inspiring the next generation of creative leaders in the fields of design, media and art. She will receive the award from Fashion Design, Product Design, and Design & Merchandising Department Head Roberta Gruber during the ceremony.

The Rankin-Epstein Distinguished Alumni Award was established in 1997 and named for the former Drexel dean, Marjorie Rankin and the former head of the Design Department, Mary Epstein. Recipients for the award are selected on the basis of excellence in her or their chosen work, dedication to high ideals, and a consistent commitment to good citizenship.

Drexel University alumni weekend celebrations kick off Friday, May 3, as the Class of 1963 reunites on campus for its 50-year reunion.

On Saturday, May 4, Drexel graduates, families and friends will be running all over campus during the 21st Annual University City 5K and brand-new Alumni Scavenger Hunt. Later that evening, the Alumni Association will hold its annual Awards Ceremony, followed by a night of dancing, dinner and more dancing at the University Gala!

Click here to visit the Alumni Relations website for more information and to register for events and activities.