Rising third-year costume production MFA candidate Erin Rodgers has been awarded the prestigious Marian A. Smith Costume Scholarship. Erin will receive free membership for a year in SETC (Southeast Theatre Conference), free admission to the 2021 conference, and a stipend of $1500.

In addition, Erin has received our first Gillings Fellowship in archival costume research. She will be working with the antique garments in the department’s costume archive.

Congratulations, Erin! We’re so proud of your achievements!