In This Section
- News by Topic
- Media Resources
- University Events
- 5K Race for Humanity
- Advances in Pharmacy Practice
- Alumni Reunion Weekend
- Continuing Pharmacy Education
- Delivering Medication Therapy Management Services Certificate Program
- Discover Series
- Family Fall Fest
- Founders’ Day
- Graduate Student Orientation
- Healthy Lifestyles Social Media Business Competition
- Lois K. Cohen Lecture Series
- Making the Connections
- The Bernard J. Malis Memorial Lectureship in Humanities
- Misher Festival of Fine Arts and Humanities
- MLK Day of Service
- Patricia Leahy Memorial Lecture
- Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery Training
- Philadelphia Grain Malt Symposium
- Philadelphia Science Festival
- REEP Annual Symposium and Networking Event
- Research Day
- Undergraduate Research Symposium
- Welcome Week
- Alpha Chi Induction Dinner
- USciences in the News
- The Bulletin Alumni Magazine
- The Insider Newsletter Signup
Students Show Their Evolution Through BSU Fashion Show
Most fashion shows are a way to showcase clothing made by a particular designer, but this year’s annual show held by the Black Student Union (BSU) made the models and their personal evolution the focal point.
“Becoming” didn’t feature clothing made by any specific person, all of the outfits were provided from each model’s closet.
“It showed the progression of our lives beginning in childhood, then to high school, college life, and ending in our future professions,” said Yacine Tom Wing BSHS‘20, BSU president. “Seeing how each model chose to display where they came from and where they are going was an amazing experience to be a part of.”
USciences BSU was founded in 1971; years after, Tom Wing said the fashion show was created to showcase diversity while bringing students and faculty together.
“It is important to host this event because it involves so many people from varying backgrounds and brings them together for a way for everyone to express themselves,” she said.
All of the models are volunteers from the University who were interested in the message and goal behind the event.
Tom Wing said that message is best described from a quote in former first lady Michelle Obama’s book “Becoming,” which served as the inspiration.
‘For me, becoming isn’t about arriving somewhere or achieving a certain aim. I see it instead as forward motion, a means of evolving, a way to reach continuously toward a better self. The journey doesn’t end.’
Categories: News, Student Life, Event, USciences