The Fashion Institute of Technology held its annual commencement exercises for all associate, baccalaureate, and master’s degree candidates at the Javits Center North on Thursday, May 19, 2016.
SCHOOL OF ART AND DESIGN AND SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES: 10:30 AM
Speaker and Honorary Degree Recipient, Doctor of Humane Letters: Ivy Ross, Vice President and Head of Project Aura, Google, Inc.
Honorary Degree Recipient, Doctor of Fine Arts: Francisco Costa, Fashion Designer
President's Award for Lifetime Achievement: Ruth Finley, Founder and Former Publisher, The Fashion Calendar
JAY AND PATTY BAKER SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY AND SCHOOL OF LIBERAL ARTS: 3 PM
Speaker and Honorary Degree Recipient, Doctor of Humane Letters: Joe Zee, Creative Director, Yahoo Style
Honorary Degree Recipient, Doctor of Fine Arts: Jane Rosenthal, President, Tribeca Film Festival and Tribeca Enterprises