FIT SUNY Korea had an opening celebration for the launch of FIT’s academic programs at SUNY Korea in Songdo that included a gala, a reception, a fashion show, alumni events, among other activities. This video shows a peek at what campus life is like and how it came to be.

Follow SUNY Korea’s Facebook page to see the action from this week’s events.

FIT in the News

NY1 News (October 16) conducted live interviews with Dan Shefelman, assistant professor, Illustration, and Elena Conti, an Illustration major, from ChalkFIT, the annual temporary street art display by Illustration students on the exterior walls of FIT. The live broadcasts, at approximately 7 am, and 8 am, were followed by taped reports starting during the noon hour and continuing throughout the day and evening. A report in Spanish on sister station NY1 Noticias started running at 3 pm.

NationalJeweler.com (October 13) announced the Harry Winston Endowed Scholarship in Honor of Maurice Galli. Established by the legendary jeweler Harry Winston, Inc. to acknowledge the legacy of the late Maurice Galli, a leading jewelry designer at Harry Winston and a longtime adjunct professor of Jewelry Design at FIT, this scholarship will support, on an annual basis, one student majoring in Jewelry Design. Mia Malmad has been named the first recipient.

New York Lifestyles (October issue) published a full page of photos from this year’s Couture Council luncheon, at which Thom Browne received the award for Artistry of Fashion. Additional coverage also appeared in the same issue.

View the Full Coverage of FIT in the News