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Marvin Feldman Center, Ninth Floor, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City , NY United States

October 2016

FIT Board of Trustees Meeting

October 6, 2016 at 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
Robert Lagary Board Room, Marvin Feldman Center, Ninth Floor, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City , NY United States

The FIT Board of Trustees holds its October meeting. For more information, contact the Office of the President, 74000. This event is open to the public

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Love Your Library: Oaxaca Stories in Cloth With Eric Mindling

October 17, 2016 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Robert Lagary Board Room, Marvin Feldman Center, Ninth Floor, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City , NY United States

Author and photographer Eric Mindling will discuss his work in Oaxaca, Mexico, as part of this fall’s Love your Library programming. Mindling spent two years traveling in the Oaxaca region observing traditional textile practices and communities, which he has compiled in his book, Oaxaca Stories in Cloth: A Book About People, Belonging, Identity, and Adornment. After the lecture, Mindling will answer questions and sign copies of his book. This event is part of the Gladys Marcus Library's  ongoing Love Your Library series.

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November 2016

Foreign Language Poetry Recitation Competition

November 10, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Robert Lagary Board Room, Marvin Feldman Center, Ninth Floor, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City , NY United States

Hear the readings and cheer for the winners of the 27th FIT Student Foreign Language Poetry Recitation Competition, sponsored by the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures.

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December 2016

FIT Board of Trustees Meeting

December 6, 2016 at 9:45 am - 11:00 am
Robert Lagary Board Room, Marvin Feldman Center, Ninth Floor, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City , NY United States

The FIT Board of Trustees holds its December meeting. For more information, contact the Office of the President, 212 217.4000. This event is open to the public.

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March 2017

Sustainability: A Campus Community Discussion

March 30, 2017 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Robert Lagary Board Room, Marvin Feldman Center, Ninth Floor, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City , NY United States

FABSCRAP founder Jessica Schreiber. Photo courtesy of fabscrap.org. Please join the Faculty Senate Committee on Sustainability for a town hall event featuring Jessica Schreiber, founder of FABSCRAP, with panelists discussing sustainability in the classroom.  Faculty facilitators will be Asta Skocir, Knitwear, Arthur Kopelman, SUNY Distinguished Service Professor, and Amy Lemmon, English and Communication Studies.

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April 2017

FIT Board of Trustees Meeting

April 27, 2017 at 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
Robert Lagary Board Room, Marvin Feldman Center, Ninth Floor, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City , NY United States

The FIT Board of Trustees holds its April meeting. For more information, contact the Office of the President, 212 217.4000. This event is open to the public.

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May 2017

FIT Biodesign Challenge Presentations

May 1, 2017 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Robert Lagary Board Room, Marvin Feldman Center, Ninth Floor, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City , NY United States

The internal FIT Biodesign Challenge final will be held this Monday, May 1, at 5:30 pm, in the Feldman Center's Robert Lagary Board Room; posters and exhibits from the four teams will be on display across the hall in the Roberts Room. The Biodesign Challenge offers teams of art and design students the opportunity to envision future applications of biotechnology in a competition that highlights student work. The winning teams and their professors will be invited to New York City in…

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Talking Trade at FIT: International Trade, Post-Election

May 4, 2017 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Robert Lagary Board Room, Marvin Feldman Center, Ninth Floor, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City , NY United States

As part of World Trade Month, a panel of experts will discuss the implications of the new executive branch's agenda on free trade agreements, duty savings from first sale, eco-friendly materials, and intellectual property protection. Panelists will be: Julie K. Hughes, president, U.S. Fashion Industry of America Pamela Church, partner, Baker & McKenzie LLP, and International Trade and Marketing program advisory board member Cynthia F. Whittenburg, deputy executive assistant commissioner, Office of Trade, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Mary Jo Muoio,…

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Fashion and Textile Studies Symposium: Dressing New York: Identity and Experience

May 13, 2017 at 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Robert Lagary Board Room, Marvin Feldman Center, Ninth Floor, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City , NY United States

A commercial and cultural capital, New York is the center of the American fashion industry, home of fashion innovators in design, production, and retail. Creators of both luxurious custom clothing and ready-to-wear sportswear have found a place in New York, as have the retailers who marketed and sold these items and the journalists who authored the fashion news for the American public. Yet the New York dress experience goes beyond the industry, encompassing a diversity of expressions of individuals and…

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June 2017

FIT Board of Trustees Meeting

June 14, 2017 at 10:15 am - 12:00 pm
Robert Lagary Board Room, Marvin Feldman Center, Ninth Floor, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City , NY United States

The FIT Board of Trustees holds its June meeting. For more information, contact the Office of the President, 212 217.4000. This event is open to the public.

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October 2017

FIT Board of Trustees Meeting

October 5, 2017 at 9:45 am - 11:00 am
Robert Lagary Board Room, Marvin Feldman Center, Ninth Floor, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City , NY United States

The FIT Board of Trustees holds its October meeting. For more information, contact the Office of the President, 212 217.4000. This event is open to the public.

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November 2017

Town Hall Meeting: FIT Branding Initiative

November 10, 2017 at 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on November 20, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Robert Lagary Board Room, Marvin Feldman Center, Ninth Floor, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City , NY United States

President Joyce F. Brown will hold two town hall–style meetings in which the FIT community will hear a presentation from the market research and design firms involved in developing a new brand identity for the college. Community members are invited to share their comments and suggestions and ask questions. The first meeting will take place on Friday, November 10, at 9 am; the second will be on Monday, November 20, at 5 pm. Both will take place in the Robert Lagary Board Room…

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April 2018

Information Session on Fulbright Scholar Programs for FIT Faculty

April 10, 2018 at 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Robert Lagary Board Room, Marvin Feldman Center, Ninth Floor, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City , NY United States

The Office of International Programs invites FIT faculty to attend an information session about various Fulbright scholar opportunities. Amy Werbel, Associate Professor in the History of Art Department, former Fulbright Ambassador and Fulbright Scholar in China in 2011-2012, will present about her teaching experience in China. Professor Renee Cooper, Assistant Chair of Fashion Business Management, will relate how her Fulbright Scholar experience in Copenhagen, Denmark, in 2013, has had an impact on her work and career. Associate Professor Brenda Cowan,…

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FIT Board of Trustees Meeting

April 12, 2018 at 9:45 am - 11:00 am
Robert Lagary Board Room, Marvin Feldman Center, Ninth Floor, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City , NY United States

The FIT Board of Trustees holds its April meeting. For more information, contact the Office of the President, (212) 217-4000. This event is open to the public.

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May 2018

Made in Italy in the 21st Century

May 4, 2018 at 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Robert Lagary Board Room, Marvin Feldman Center, Ninth Floor, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City , NY United States

This symposium discusses contemporary issues in fashion industry in Italy, and features a keynote address by Dr. Eugenia Paulicelli, faculty member at CUNY's Graduate Center and Queens College, titled "Made in Italy in the Future Tense: Fashion, Cultural Heritage, Sustainability." It will also include a roundtable discussion among faculty in Fashion Design, Accessories Design, and Global Fashion Management about professional and teaching opportunities for FIT faculty in Italy. This event is for the FIT community only. 

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Fashion and Textile Studies Symposium: Behind the Designer: Models, Muses, and Inspiration

May 12, 2018 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Robert Lagary Board Room, Marvin Feldman Center, Ninth Floor, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City , NY United States

In this symposium, students in FIT’s MA program in Fashion and Textile Studies: History, Theory, Museum Practice will present papers on a range of topics, investigating New York dress in the 19th and 20th centuries. This event is free and open to the public.

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June 2018

FIT Board of Trustees Meeting

June 14, 2018 at 9:45 am - 11:00 am
Robert Lagary Board Room, Marvin Feldman Center, Ninth Floor, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City , NY United States

The FIT Board of Trustees holds its June meeting. For more information, contact the Office of the President, 212 217.4000. This event is open to the public.

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October 2018

FIT Board of Trustees Meeting

October 4, 2018 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Robert Lagary Board Room, Marvin Feldman Center, Ninth Floor, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City , NY United States

The FIT Board of Trustees holds its October meeting. For more information, contact the Office of the President, (212) 217-4000. This event is open to the public.

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December 2018

FIT Board of Trustees Meeting

December 4, 2018 at 10:15 am - 11:30 am
Robert Lagary Board Room, Marvin Feldman Center, Ninth Floor, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City , NY United States

The FIT Board of Trustees holds its December meeting. For more information, contact the Office of the President, (212) 217-4000. This event is open to the public.

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February 2019

Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing and Management Information Session

February 13, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Robert Lagary Board Room, Marvin Feldman Center, Ninth Floor, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City , NY United States

Join us for an overview of the Master of Professional Studies in Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing and Management program! Learn more about our graduate program and application process from program administration and staff. This event is open to the public; to register for the information session, click here.

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March 2019

UCE Diversity Talk with Professor Robbye Kinkade

March 26, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Robert Lagary Board Room, Marvin Feldman Center, Ninth Floor, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City , NY United States

Stony Brook University Professor Robbye Kinkade. The UCE of FIT invites you to a talk on the subject of strengthening diversity at FIT. Robbye Kinkade, clinical assistant professor of Health Science at Stony Brook University, will share her expertise on diversity and inclusion initiatives on college campuses. Come and bring your story. The talk will be followed by a Q&A session. Light refreshments will be served. This event is for the FIT community only. 

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May 2019

FIT Biodesign Challenge Presentations

May 2, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Robert Lagary Board Room, Marvin Feldman Center, Ninth Floor, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City , NY United States

Please join us for the final presentations from students in the FIT Biodesign Challenge. Presentations will start at 6 pm, followed by a reception and interactive presentations by the teams. Light refreshments will be served. These students have worked all semester on identifying global problems and designing solutions inspired by and using nature and sustainable materials. Teams will be judges by a panel of expert judges made up of FIT faculty and staff; the winner of our internal competition will…

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Annual Fashion and Textile Studies Research Symposium: Clothing as Craft: People, Process, Product

May 11, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Robert Lagary Board Room, Marvin Feldman Center, Ninth Floor, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City , NY United States

Craft in clothing has been used to solidify communities and identities for millennia, emphasizing tradition, promoting resistance and social change, or purely serving as a structure for creating art. In what ways do clothing and craft converge? From couture’s handwork to homemade everyday clothing, both within the fashion system and in purposeful anti-fashion, clothing provides a canvas for craft expression. The artisan’s time, labor, and even physical body are intimately connected to the final product, prompting questions regarding the extent of…

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June 2019

FIT Board of Trustees Meeting

June 13, 2019 at 10:15 am - 11:00 am
Robert Lagary Board Room, Marvin Feldman Center, Ninth Floor, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City , NY United States

The FIT Board of Trustees holds its June meeting. For more information, contact the Office of the President, (212) 217-4000. This event is open to the public.

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October 2019

FIT Board of Trustees Meeting

October 10, 2019 at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Robert Lagary Board Room, Marvin Feldman Center, Ninth Floor, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City , NY United States

The FIT Board of Trustees holds its October meeting. For more information, contact the Office of the President, (212) 217-4000. This event is open to the public.

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April 2020

FIT Board of Trustees Meeting

April 16 at 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Robert Lagary Board Room, Marvin Feldman Center, Ninth Floor, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City , NY United States

The meetings of the FIT Board of Trustees and FIT Student Housing Corporation Board will be held remotely by conference call on Thursday, April 16, 2020. Public session: 9:30 am Executive session: 11:15 am (closed the the public) Live public access available: fitnyc.edu/boardmeetings This event is open to the public.

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June 2020

FIT Board of Trustees Meeting

June 11 at 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Robert Lagary Board Room, Marvin Feldman Center, Ninth Floor, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City , NY United States

The FIT Board of Trustees June meeting will be held remotely on Thursday, June 11, 2020. Public session: 9:30 am Live public access available: fitnyc.edu/boardmeetings This event is open to the public.

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July 2020

FIT Board of Trustees Meeting

July 8 at 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Robert Lagary Board Room, Marvin Feldman Center, Ninth Floor, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City , NY United States

There will be a special meeting of the FIT Board of Trustees held remotely on Wednesday, July 8, 2020. Public session: 10:30 am Executive session: 10:35 am Live public access available: fitnyc.edu/boardmeetings This special meeting of the board is being called for the sole purpose of discussion of a personnel matter. There are no additional items on the agenda. The executive session of this meeting is not open to the public and will not be streamed. At the conclusion of the…

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