FIT in the News

AmsterdamNews.com (July 12) reported that Dr. Joyce F. Brown attended the 2018 Elly Awards where she introduced honoree Deirdre Quinn, cofounder and chief executive officer of Lafayette 148.

A press release distributed via PR Newswire (July 13) reported that Goodwill opened a boutique named Curated on West 79th Street in Manhattan featuring specially selected clothing and items at slightly higher prices. This was the winning entry in a Goodwill-sponsored contest for FIT students who were tasked with coming up with an “innovative project” for the thrift chain. The release received many pickups including CrossroadsToday.com, Patch.com, and ThePostandMail.com, as well as dozens of affiliate stations of ABC, NBC, CBS, and Fox. Additional coverage appeared on Racked.com (July 13).

CosmeticsDesign.com (June 21), TimesLive.co.za (New Zealand), Mag.Greezoo.com (both June 29), and Happi.com (July 2) reported the research findings of graduating students in FIT’s Master of Professional Studies program in Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing and Management (CFMM). The students’ capstone presentation, “Transparent Beauty,” was sponsored by Coty Inc. and took place on June 13.

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