2015 Commencement Archive

The Fashion Institute of Technology conducted its 2015 commencement exercises for all associate's, baccalaureate, and master's degree candidates on Thursday, May 21, 2015.  The School of Graduate Studies conducted a hooding ceremony on Wednesday, May 20, at 6 pm.

  • School of Art and Design and School of Graduate Studies: 10:30 am
    Honorary Degree Recipient: Daniel Libeskind, Founder and Principal Architect, Studio Libeskind
    President's Award for Creative Excellence: Randy Fenoli 93, CEO, Randy Fenoli Enterprises, Inc. and FIT Alumnus
    Speaker: Brooke Shields, Actor, Author, and Entrepreneur

  • Jay and Patty Baker School of Business and Technology and School of Liberal Arts: 3 pm
    Presidents Award for Lifetime Achievement: Peter G. Scotese, Chairman Emeritus of FIT's Board of Trustees
    President's Award for Creative Excellence: Joy Herfel Cronin '86, Group President of the Americas, Ralph Lauren Corporation, FIT Foundation Director, and FIT Alumna
    Speaker: Marc J. Metrick, President, Saks Fifth Avenue