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May 25, 2017 at 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
The Fashion Institute of Technology will hold its 2017 commencement exercises for all associate, baccalaureate, and master’s degree candidates. Essie Weingarten, the founder of Essie Cosmetics, will speak at the ceremony and receive a State University of New York honorary degree. LL Cool J, the pioneering hip-hop artist otherwise known as James Todd Smith will receive the President’s Award for Creative Excellence. Read more about the honorees here.
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Arthur Ashe Stadium at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center
Flushing Meadows—Corona Park, Queens
OTHER COMMENCEMENT WEEK ACTIVITIES:
Faculty Awards Ceremony, Monday, May 22
Student Awards Ceremony, Tuesday, May 23
School of Graduate Studies Hooding Ceremony, Wednesday, May 24
For more information, visit fitnyc.edu/commencement.
Tickets are required to attend this event.