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New York City, NY 10001 United States
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September 2018

National Voter Registration Day

September 25, 2018 at 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Various locations on campus, Fashion Institute of Technology, 227 West 27th Street
New York City, NY 10001 United States

Voter registration assistance will take place during the 26th Annual Volunteer Expo. Tables will be located in the Breezeway, Gladys Marcus Library and the FIT-ABLE Office (Dubinsky Center, A570). This event is sponsored by FIT diversity council, FIT Student Government Association, FIT Department of Student Life: Student Volunteer Community Services, FIT Residential Life, The UCE of FIT ,Gladys Marcus Library, Division of Enrollment Management and Student Success, FIT-ABLE, Communications and External relations, and FIT Presidential Scholars. For more information contact Deborah Payton-Jones,  Volunteer…

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October 2018

Sustainability Awareness Week

October 1, 2018
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 5, 2018

Various locations on campus, Fashion Institute of Technology, 227 West 27th Street
New York City, NY 10001 United States

Sustainability is a key component of FIT’s mission. During this year's Sustainability Awareness Week, October 1 to 5, the FIT community will learn about and experience some of the recent developments in this arena. The week's events, held at different locations on campus, include: A History of Sustainable Fashion: a discussion with Museum at FIT curator Colleen Hill Utilizing Nature to Shape Design workshop The Last Pig documentary screening and Q&A with filmmaker Allison Argo green roof tours Smart Innovation, the New Standard…

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Civility Week

October 8, 2018
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 11, 2018

Various locations on campus, Fashion Institute of Technology, 227 West 27th Street
New York City, NY 10001 United States

October 8–11 The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion hosts Civility Week, a week of activities, talks, and workshops aimed at achieving the goals of FIT's civility initiative. For a Civility Week schedule, click here. The initiative is aimed at engaging our community in a discussion of respectful ways of living and learning in a higher education environment. FIT encourages our community to behave with civility.  A community upholding civility respects the rights of individuals and groups. It is characterized by understanding and…

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November 2018

Exhibition: Expressions of Civility — Opens

November 14, 2018
Various locations on campus, Fashion Institute of Technology, 227 West 27th Street
New York City, NY 10001 United States

In recognition of FIT's commitment to creating a civil, inclusive campus for all, the annual faculty and staff exhibition will include student work for the first time. The exhibition will explore: What does it mean to be civil in a world that is increasingly not? In an era where personal attacks and inflammatory positions have superseded dialogue and debate, how do we seek to understand that which separates us and builds connections that increase empathy, inclusivity, knowledge and community strength?…

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April 2019

The World Summit on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

April 9, 2019 at 8:45 am - 7:30 pm
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One event on April 10, 2019 at 8:45 am

Various locations on campus, Fashion Institute of Technology, 227 West 27th Street
New York City, NY 10001 United States

The 13th Edition of The World Summit on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (WSIE) takes place April 9 and 10, 2019, at FIT. The summit is an engaging experience that intersects the brilliance and innovations of chief executives, entrepreneurs, artificial intelligence leaders, social leaders, heads of design, and innovation captains from top brands and social businesses. The 2019 theme is “Designing Intelligence, Shaping Work,” exploring solutions to alter the course of business in the age of intelligence. FIT students and employees are…

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SUNY’s Got Your Back, with Activist Zeke Thomas

April 25, 2019 at 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Various locations on campus, Fashion Institute of Technology, 227 West 27th Street
New York City, NY 10001 United States

SUNY’s Got Your Back provides the opportunity for students, faculty, and staff to create comfort kits for victims and survivors of violence, and to learn methods of better preventing and responding to violence, as together we work to build a New York where these bags are no longer needed. Join us on Thursday, April 25, for SUNY's Got Your Back at FIT where we will be assembling bags for victims and survivors of violence across the State of New York.  There will…

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May 2019

2019 Graduating Student Exhibition — Opens

May 15, 2019
Various locations on campus, Fashion Institute of Technology, 227 West 27th Street
New York City, NY 10001 United States

May 15–29 Various locations and hours; see below FIT showcases the work of more than 800 students graduating from the School of Art and Design throughout the FIT campus. Works on display at The Museum at FIT can be seen during museum hours: Monday–Friday, noon–8 pm; Saturday, 10 am–5 pm.  All other locations (John E. Reeves Great Hall and Marvin Feldman Lobby) will be open daily from 9 am to 9 pm for the exhibition. The exhibition is free and open to the…

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2019 Graduating Student Exhibition — Closes

May 29, 2019
Various locations on campus, Fashion Institute of Technology, 227 West 27th Street
New York City, NY 10001 United States

May 15–29 Various locations and hours; see below FIT showcases the work of more than 800 students graduating from the School of Art and Design throughout the FIT campus. Works on display at The Museum at FIT can be seen during museum hours: Monday–Friday, noon–8 pm; Saturday, 10 am–5 pm.  All other locations (John E. Reeves Great Hall and Marvin Feldman Lobby) will be open daily from 9 am to 9 pm for the exhibition. The exhibition is free and open to the…

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October 2019

Fall 2019 Sustainability Awareness Week

October 14, 2019 - October 18, 2019
Various locations on campus, Fashion Institute of Technology, 227 West 27th Street
New York City, NY 10001 United States

Sustainability is a key component of FIT’s mission. During this year's Sustainability Awareness Week, October 14 to 18, the FIT community will learn about and experience some of the recent developments in this area. The week's events, held at different locations on campus, include: Fashion as a Vehicle for Change: Building Models for Inclusive Sustainable Development talk The Paperless Office workshop Solutions for the Circular Economy: Resale/Reuse panel discussion green roof tours Greenpeace Climate Change Discussion Sustainability Grants workshops green market, workshops,…

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Exhibition: Expressions of Civility — Closes

October 15, 2019
Various locations on campus, Fashion Institute of Technology, 227 West 27th Street
New York City, NY 10001 United States

In recognition of FIT's commitment to creating a civil, inclusive campus for all, the annual faculty and staff exhibition will include student work for the first time. The exhibition will explore: What does it mean to be civil in a world that is increasingly not? In an era where personal attacks and inflammatory positions have superseded dialogue and debate, how do we seek to understand that which separates us and builds connections that increase empathy, inclusivity, knowledge and community strength?…

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Fall 2019 Civility Week

October 21, 2019 - October 25, 2019
Various locations on campus, Fashion Institute of Technology, 227 West 27th Street
New York City, NY 10001 United States

The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion hosts Civility Week, a week of activities, talks, and workshops aimed at achieving the goals of FIT’s civility initiative. The initiative is aimed at engaging our community in a discussion of respectful ways of living and learning in a higher education environment. FIT encourages our community to behave with civility. A community upholding civility respects the rights of individuals and groups. It is characterized by understanding and considerations of the differences among members of the community.…

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