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Rachel Grier

Rachel Grier

Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

Furnishings and interiors major headed to Birmingham to develop new brand for retail corporate company

Hometown

Columbus, Ga.

Major

Furnishings & Interiors,  College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Minors: General Business, Terry College of Business and Fashion Merchandising, College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Activities and Honors

National Kitchen & Bath Association: President (2020-21) Vice President (2019-20); UGA Arch Ready Professionalism Program Graduate; Member of American Society of Interior Design, Fashion Design Student Association, Art History Society, Georgia Museum of Art, Society of Entrepreneurs, Student Merchandising Association, UGA student Alumni Association Engagement Committee; UGA Disability Resource Center- Outreach Program Speaker; UGA Miracle for children’s healthcare awareness- Alumni and Parent Relations Committee; Lunchbox Garden Project- Elementary School Tutor; Athens Church Student Organization; UGA Hero’s for HIV/AIDS awareness - Team Member and Kids Event committee; UGA Presidential Scholar; Corporate Environments Scholarship Recipient; HOPE Scholarship Recipient; Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority Committees: Panhellenic, Events, Recording Secretary, Attendance

Why I chose my major

I chose my major because I have grown up around residential development and I have always enjoyed the design process behind it. I love being creative and this major gave me the opportunity to do so in a unique way.

What I like most about FACS

I have enjoyed being in FACS because of the close personal relationships I have created with my teachers.

Post-graduation plans

I will be moving to Birmingham to work for a retail corporate company and developing a new brand for the company.

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