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Present Perfect Modeling Organization pray before last year’s Afrocentric fashion show on Feb. 26, 2015, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom. This year’s show will begin at 8 p.m. in the Holmes Student Center, Duke Ellington Ballroom.

Modeling group gets Afrocentric for show

By Alexis Malapitan | February 25, 2016

The Present Perfect Modeling Organization will celebrate 31 years of its Afrocentric Fashion Show while honoring Black History Month.Present Perfect Modeling Organization will showcase fashions to correlate with different scenes. The “Afrocentric”...

Students Lip Sync for annual contest

By Jessica Plessner | October 22, 2015

DeKalb | Phi Rho Eta’s Lip Sync contest, hosted annually during Homecoming, will give organizations a chance to come together to entertain through creativity and expression tonight.Participating groups practice between four to seven times a week, and...

Present Perfect Modeling Organization’s Afrocentric show, which starts 8 p.m. today in the Holmes Student Center, is one of many free local weekend events.

Weekend Guide: Feb. 26

By Northern Star staff | February 26, 2015

Need a break from all that studying for midterms? Choose from these local music, fashion and food weekend events:TodayStart your weekend on a sweet note. Chefs at Ellington’s in the Holmes Student Center will prepare a Cherry On Top meal with three...

Present Perfect Modeling Organization to hold Afrocentric Show Thursday

By Northern Star staff | February 25, 2015

The Present Perfect Modeling Organization will hold the Afrocentric Show on Thursday.Rainn Darring of Campus Live Radio will deejay during the show. The Afrocentric Show starts at 8 p.m. in the Holmes Student Center, Duke Ellington Ballroom.  Catch @RainnLaurenPolo...

Anthony Sampson, Present Perfect Modeling Organization choreographer and junior communication major, leads student models during their rehearsal Nov. 16 in the Holmes Student Center’s Regency Room.

Modeling organization unveils members, styles

By Darius Parker | November 18, 2014

Present Perfect Modeling Organization is showcasing its new members at a show for the first time in four years.Present Perfect Modeling Organization, which allows students to produce shows and display fashion trends on and off the runway, will unveil...

Shakira Bates, Northern Illinois University alumni, walks the runway in the Afro-centric Fashion Show hosted by PPMO modeling organization in the Holmes Student Center on Thursay night.

‘Afro-Centric Fashion Show’ honors passed members

By Kia Clair | February 24, 2013

More than 300 people attended the Present Perfect Modeling Organization’s (PPMO) 28th annual Afro-Centric Fashion Show on Wednesday. Greek organizations like the AKA’S and the KAPPA’s, who founded the organization in 1985, used the event to bring...

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