York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and the Fashion
Institute of Technology (FIT) September 18 announced the winners
during the programís culmination event, held at FIT, and featuring
business plan presentations to panels of industry executives by the top
12 of the 34 fashion businesses that participated in the 2014
program. Rebecca Szymczak, owner of the luxury intimates lifestyle brand
BEXnyc, was named the second-place winner and received $10,000. Funding
for these awards is provided by G-III Apparel Group.
With a high school diploma or a General Equivalency Diploma (GED), you can apply to any of FITís associate degree programs. Some students with credits or a degree from another college may be eligible to apply directly to a bachelor's degree program.
Whether you are a beginner or professional, our programs provide vital skills for career changers, executives, entrepreneurs, and small-business owners, and industry groups, and serious hobbyists, in areas such as fashion business, design, computer technology, and marketing.
The Museum at FITís exhibition explores the relationship between two great art forms. Designs by Schiaparelli, Saint Laurent, Rei Kawakubo, Christian Louboutin, and Rick Owen are among works on view. MORE
FRESH AND LOCAL
Fruits and vegetables at FIT's greenmarket come from a farm in nearby New Jersey.
Fanciful feathered creatures created by the School of Art and Designís Visual Presentation and Exhibition Design students for an on-campus exhibit Fowl Play. MORE