Anita Racine
Senior Lecturer

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Current Activities

Current Professional Activities

Co-Advisor to the Cornell Design League (CDL) (with Van Dyk Lewis)
Co-Advisor to the Undergraduate Feedbak Fashion Design & Business Group (with Van Dyk Lewis)
Co-Director of the Barbara L. Kuhlman Foundation, Inc. Student Scholarship Applicants & Recipients (with Van Dyk Lewis).
Co-Director of the YMA- Fashion Scholarship Fund and Geoffrey Beene Fashion Scholarship Applicants (with Van Dyk Lewis).
Computer-Integrated Textile Design Association (CITDA)-Mentoring 4 Undergraduate Student Entries
FSAD High School Fashion Design Competition- Judging Team with Industry Alumni, and Assisting Students with Design Development and Garment Construction for the 26th CDL Runway Presentation( with Susan Ashdown & Van Dyk Lewis).

Computer Integrated Textile Design Association (CITDA)
The Fashion Group International, Inc. (FGI)
International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA)
Surface Design Association (SDA)
Gamma Sigma Delta

Current Research Activities




Biographical Statement
Curriculum interests include fashion design, digital textile design and printing, Sonobond technology for fashion design, collaborative processes in computer-aided design (CAD)

Ph.D. 1996 - Cornell University, Education, Industrial & Labor Relations, & Communication

M.A. 1970 - University of Connecticut, Apparel Design

B.S. 1969 - University of Connecticut, Clothing, Textiles & Related Arts

Awarded the Lectra Technology Innovation in Teaching Citation-Using Sonobond Fusing Technology for Fashion Design-The International Textiles & Apparel Association-Fall 2007

Awarded the SUNY Chancellor’s Citation for Excellence in Teaching, Spring 2007

Award- Faculty Appreciation Award Recipient-The Interfraternity Council, the Multicultural Greek Letter Council, and the Panhellenic Association, Nov. 2004

Award- College of Human Ecology Faculty Advising Award Recipient, Spring 2003

Faculty Fellow, 1993. The Textile/Clothing Technology Corporation [TC]2, Raleigh, NC.

Selected as a Vanderbilt University, Joe Wyatt Challenge-Success Story in Educational Computing, 1991.

Gamma Sigma Delta Award of Merit for Distinguished Teaching, Cornell, 1991.

fashion design, digital fashion design, computer-aided fashion design, digital textile design and printing, Sonobond ultrasonic fusing technology for fashion design and curriculum development in computer-aided design

Courses, Websites, Pubs

Courses Taught
  • FSAD 1140 - Introduction to Computer-Aided Design
  • FSAD 1450 - Introduction to Apparel Design
  • FSAD 2650 - Patternmaking for Fashion Design
  • FSAD 3690 - Style, Fashion, and the Apparel Industry

  • Related Websites
    Cornell Design League (CDL)
    "Feedbak-Pendleton" on Facebook and Twitter

    Selected Publications