I am happy to inform you that academic classrooms and faculty licensing will not be adversely affected by Adobe’s new subscription licensing model. FIT students will have the option to purchase CS6 or subscribe to the Creative Cloud. As you know, Adobe announced that Creative Suite 6 (CS6) would be its last major release sold […]
ePortfolio will be unavailable to all faculty evaluators and applicants for emergency maintenance today, May 14th, 2013, from 3pm-8pm est. If you continue to have issues accessing the site after the planned downtime, please contact Customer Service. Faculty should call 7-TECH.
We are all used to getting spam mail in our inbox, but I received a fake request from what appears to be the FIT customer service desk this morning and was surprised at the amount of FIT content it was able to include to disguise itself as a genuine communication. The message had even pulled […]
Did you know that you can access any submitted Tech Help tickets online? Visiting the Tech Help Self-Service site here: http://techhelp.fitnyc.edu Log in with your FIT username and password and click on the “My Tickets” option under the main menu bar and you will see all of your current help tickets.
Lynda.com is constantly coming out with more and more tutorials and one specifically caught my eye today on using Adobe Illustrator for fashion design. Two new courses are now available: Illustrator for Fashion Design: Drawing Flats walks you through drawing shirts, pants, skirts, and more, using custom brushes and symbols. Illustrator for Fashion Design: Creating […]
IT for FIT has been working with Ellucian (Sungard/Banner) about development of a mobile app for FIT. We are now ready to begin the pilot. The FIT community is able to visit the Apple App Store or the Android Google Play Store and download “Ellucian Go” Once installed, simply select Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) […]
FIT’s file management system, WebFiles, has a new mobile interface making it a little easier to take your files with you wherever you go. All FIT students, faculty, and staff have access to 5GBs of personal storage and have the ability to share files and folders internally and externally via created links. You can get […]
The best work of FIT’s graduating bachelor of arts fashion design students is presented every spring in a professional runway show. Specializations include sportswear, special occasion, knitwear, intimate apparel, and children’s wear. If you are on campus, watch the show live in 3D from 4-6:30 in the Katie Murphy Amphitheater or watch it live on […]
ASK IT: I am a faculty member, trying to vote in the faculty senate elections. Following directions, I have tried to go to the FIT link homepage, and click on the “Vote Now”. However, I get a message that I am not eligible to vote! Please explain, and help me to correct this. This is […]
Speaking in public effectively means more than getting over your feelings of nausea when you look out at a crowd. Lynda.com has an effective speaking tutorial on how to generate ideas for your presentation, building a storyboard, coping with anxiety, how to open, deliver, and close your speech with confidence and ease. Most go to Lynda.com for software […]