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This article appeared in an April 2016 issue of the student newsletter.
El Centro College has created a new transfer partnership with LIM College, allowing students who have successfully completed an Associate of Applied Science in Fashion Marketing in Dallas guaranteed acceptance as a junior to continue their studies in business administration in New York City. Located quite literally in the center of the fashion industry, LIM College will provide El Centro graduates many unique educational opportunities through a combination of academics and industry-related activities, such as fashion-focused field trips, guest lectures from key industry professionals, and a series of challenging work-study and co-op projects with top companies in and around Manhattan. “The Fashion Marketing faculty are excited that our AAS graduates will have the opportunity to continue their education in New York at LIM College,” said Marilyn Sullivan, fashion marketing coordinator at El Centro. “It is the perfect place for our students to advance their creativity, put their marketing and merchandising skills to work, and to find their career pathway in one of the world's global fashion capitals.” This new articulation agreement with LIM College includes other student benefits like a streamlined transfer process through customized credit counseling and graduation planning, internships, housing, and study abroad opportunities. Likewise, LIM College has a number of scholarships available to assist students with the costs that are specific to transfer students and Phi Theta Kappa graduates. About LIM College:LIM College, founded in 1939, is focused exclusively on the study of business and fashion. Offering MBA, MPS, B.S., B.B.A., B.P.S., A.A.S. and A.O.S. degrees, LIM College provides a well-rounded education through the combination of in-class instruction and required internships. LIM College is located in four buildings in Manhattan -- the nation’s fashion and business capital – giving students vast opportunities for hands-on experience and professional development. Alumni have gone on to excel at top companies, including The Jones Group, Saks Fifth Avenue, Barneys New York, Macy’s, and Neiman Marcus. For more information, please contact Wade Hyde at 214-860-2739 or