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End-of-Year Awards Highlight Student and Faculty Achievements

Every year at this time, I say to whomever is listening how much I love the month of May. Almost every college president does. It’s the time when our students work lights up our corridors, exhibition halls and classrooms. And … Continue reading

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FIT Honored by the Accessories Council Hall of Fame

Last week, FIT was honored by our good friends at the Accessories Council on the occasion of our 70th anniversary. In particular, they recognized the accomplishments of our Accessories Design and Jewelry Design programs. The Council is a national trade … Continue reading

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Foreign Language Poetry Recitation Competition

The Foreign Language Poetry Recitation Competition celebrated its 25th anniversary here at FIT this year in two days of recitations in November. In a way, its longevity is a surprise—it is counter-intuitive. Who would expect, after all, that a college … Continue reading

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FIT Goes to Washington

“Is this not cool?” Those were among First Lady Michelle Obama’s opening words when she addressed the crowd of high school students and famous fashion designers at a luncheon as part of her recent Fashion Education Workshop. I watched Mrs. … Continue reading

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