KATHLEEN MCDONNELL (BA Art History, Spring 2009) is now an assistant at the Fashion House CHADO Ralph Rucci located in SOHO where she serves as a receptionist and public relations assistant, exposed to the creation, production and selling of every garment. Mr. Rucci is the recipient of the 2009 Pratt Icon Award, Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award, and is the only American designer to show Haute Couture in Paris.