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  • Steven Stipelman Illustration for WWD
    Professor Steven Stipelman's Illustrations Featured in WWD

    Illustrations by Steven Stipelman, associate professor of Fashion DesignArt and a graduate of FIT, appeared on the cover and four inside pages of the December 31, 2014 issue of WWD. 

  • FIT tennis players
    FIT’s Outstanding Sports Program May Be the College’s Best-Kept Secret

    It may be FIT’s best-kept secret. The college with the tagline “Where Creativity Gets Down to Business” excels at something very different: athletics. 

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    FIT Ranked Number Six in “The Top 50 Fashion Schools in the World” by Fashionista.com

    FIT has been ranked number six in Fashionista.com’s 2014 list of “The Top 50 Fashion Schools in the World.” This is a substantial jump from its ranking at number nine in 2013. FIT and Parsons The New School for Design are the only U.S. schools in the top ten. Central Saint Martins in London retained the number one spot. 

  • Lauren Bacall pleated red dress
    Lauren Bacall: The Look

    March 3–April 4, 2015
    The Museum at FIT

    The Fashion Institute of Technology’s School of Graduate Studies and The Museum at FIT present Lauren Bacall: The Look, the first exhibition to exclusively explore Bacall’s career and personal style, in which her own garments take the spotlight. Organized by graduate students in the Fashion and Textile Studies: History, Theory, Museum Practice program, this exhibition examines Bacall’s distinctive style within the context of her modeling, film, and theater careers. 
     

  • Pajama sets on display in Yves Saint Laurent + Halston exhibition
    Yves Saint Laurent + Halston: Fashioning the ’70s

    February 6 through April 18, 2015
    The Museum at FIT

    The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) presents Yves Saint Laurent + Halston: Fashioning the ’70s, an exhibition that celebrates the two designers who defined the sexy and glamorous fashions of the 1970s. This is the first exhibition to juxtapose their work and analyze the way they dealt with similar themes and aesthetics during the height of their careers. Both designers are equally represented by the approximately 80 ensembles and 20 accessories that are arranged thematically in an environment designed to evoke the style of this singular, dynamic era in history.  

  • Miss Communication installation
    Miss Communication, a Public Interactive Installation, on View Through February

    “Communication is supposed to be easy,” Pansum Cheng, sculpture technologist, Fine Arts, said while watching people connect with his new site-specific sculptural installation, Miss Communication, outside of the Pomerantz Center. “It’s the most direct way to interact with someone.” But the assemblage of 2,400 empty cans attached to two walls with a grid system and connected with fishing wire gives the viewer no instructions on how to use it.

  • Campus Sexual Assault panel
    Ending Campus Sexual Assault: A Conversation About Changing the Conversation

    MSNBC national reporter Irin Carmon led a discussion at FIT with New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, AFT president Randi Weingarten, Howard University professor Tricia Bent-Goodley, and student activists Andrea Pino and Annie Clark. A Q&A followed the panel discussion. 

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    FIT Named to 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

    FIT is among 766 higher education institutions named to the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, which recognizes institutions of higher education that support exemplary community service programs and raise the visibility of effective practices in campus community partnerships. FIT was also one of 19 SUNY campuses named to the honor roll.  

  • 2014 Holiday Pop-Up Shop
    Season’s Greet-Inks, FIT's Second Annual Holiday Pop-Up Shop

    Just in time for holiday shopping, Season’s Greet-Inks, the second annual pop-up shop at FIT, has opened in the Pomerantz Lobby. Every aspect of Season’s Greet-Inks — named for its old-school tattoo design inspiration — from décor, window displays, and music to hang tags, shopping bags, and temporary tattoos, has been designed, installed, and merchandised by FIT Visual Presentation and Exhibition Design students. 

  • Dollar Sign
    FIT Ranks High in Degree Conferral and in Graduates’ Pay Scales

    In its annual Top 100 listings of community college degree conferrals, Community College Week has ranked the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) number one on the list of top 50 associate degrees awarded in communication, journalism, and related programs for the 2012–13 academic year. The ranking is for FIT’s program in Advertising and Marketing Communications in the college’s Jay and Patty Baker School of Business and Technology.

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