FIT in the News – April 24, 2020

The Division of Communications and External Relations is pleased to share FIT in the News, which reports selected highlights of news stories about the college and/or that quote the college’s experts. These stories will be accessible for at least seven days by clicking on the links below.

FIT students on adapting during COVID-19

In a feature story photographed by current FIT student Beth Sacca,(senior, Photography) five FIT classmates discuss the challenges facing their educational and personal lives during COVID-19.

Man Repeller (April 9)

FIT alumni respond to COVID-19

Continued coverage of Sew4Lives, the volunteer initiative founded by two FIT alumni.  To date, Sew4Lives’ volunteers have donated over 7,000 face masks to organizations in need. (April 14)

FIT assistant chair discusses the transition to online learning during COVID-19

Lisa Donofrio, assistant chair, Fashion Design, penned an article on the challenges of moving her courses, including Advanced Machine Knitting, to a virtual environment. (April 13)

Museum at FIT curators on the history of gloves and their role in fashion and health

Valerie Steele, director and chief curator, and Colleen Hill, curator of costume and accessories, The Museum at FIT (MFIT) are quoted. (April 16).

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