MFA Fashion Design Student CFDA Wins Scholarship

MFA Fashion Design student Kritika Manchanda on winning the 2018 CFDA Geoffrey Beene Design Scholarship Award. As recipient of this merit based honor, she will be awarded a scholarship in the amount of $25,000.

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A press release distributed via PR Newswire (May 23) announced that seven business programs in the Jay and Patty Baker School of Business and Technology have been awarded accreditation by the Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Board of Commissioners of the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Of the higher education institutions in the United States with business programs, less than 50 percent are accredited, according to ACBSP. The programs in the Baker School of Business and Technology receiving accreditation are Advertising and Marketing Communications, Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing, Fashion Business Management, Home Products Development, International Trade and Marketing for the Fashion Industries, Production Management: Fashion and Related Industries, and Textile Development and Marketing. The release received nearly 250 pickups, including,,, and dozens of network affiliate stations of CBS, Fox, NBC and ABC. Additional coverage appeared on (May 23). (two articles), WWD, (all May 24),,, WWD (all May 25),, (Italy) (both May 25), (May 26), (Mexico), (Germany), (Spain) (all May 28), (Spain), and (Italy) (both May 29) reported that Luciano Benetton was the recipient of an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree presented at FIT’s commencement ceremonies held at Radio City Music Hall on May 24.

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