Morning Ceremony

Commencement exercises for the School of Art & Design and the School of Graduate Studies 

Transfer of Colors
Professor Susan Rietman 

Address to the Graduates
Aerin Lauder, Creative Director and Chairman, AERIN LLC, and Style and Image director, Este Lauder

Valedictory Address
Britta Stawski Siddell, Fine Arts
Professor Ellen Goldstein, FIT Faculty Senate President

Remarks to Graduates
President Dr. Joyce F. Brown
Lifetime Achievement Award
Simon Doonan, Creative Ambassador-at-Large, Barneys
Remarks to Graduates
Celeste Weins, FIT Student Association President
Congratulations to Graduates
Lisa Perry, Textile Design '81 and Owner, Lisa Perry Style