Author: jmeehan

Spring Break Essentials

What to pack for your spring break getaway is the last thing on your mind. At the top of the list is your destination. But whether you are traveling somewhere tropical with sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, flying overseas to visit a friend studying abroad or heading to the slopes to shred some snow, you must pack accordingly. Look no further than Innovate 1858 to help you pack the essentials for your spring break trip. No matter the climate you will be spending a week in, Innovate 1858 has a wide range of products – Iowa State gear, student-made products and trendy accessories –  you’ll want to throw into your carry-on. 

College-by-College Pitch-Off

The Pappajohn Center will host a College-by-College Pitch-Off at the Student Innovation Center on Monday, February 21. All seven colleges will participate with students pitching their ideas and business models in 90 seconds to a panel of judges for cash prizes. 

Innovate 1858 Alumni Design Contest

Innovate 1858, a student-operated retail store located on the entry-level of the Student Innovation Center, is hosting the 2022 Alumni Design Contest in collaboration with the ISU Alumni Association and the Department of Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management (AESHM). Together they are calling on alumni to pitch innovative graphic designs.

Scarf Design Competition

Student designers through Iowa State University’s Apparel, Events and Hospitality (AESHM) Department put their creativity and innovation to the test during this year’s Scarf Design Competition. 

​​TREND magazine debuts Issue 31, Idiosyncrasy

TREND magazine, a student-run publication managed by the Apparel, Events, and Hospitality (AESHM) Department, is celebrating the release of Issue 31, Idiosyncrasy, at the Student Innovation Center from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 9.

Holiday Gift Guide

It's that time of year again — ugly sweaters, movie marathons, peppermint lattes, and non-stop shopping for the perfect gifts. What better way to celebrate and get into the holiday spirit than to visit the Student Innovation Center, where we have everything you need to check off every person on your holiday gift list.