2017 Ceremonies


The Fashion Institute of Technology held its commencement exercises for all associate, baccalaureate, and master’s degree candidates at Arthur Ashe Stadium on Thursday, May 25, 2017. 

  • Speaker and Honorary Degree Recipient: Essie Weingarten, Founder, Essie Cosmetics, Fashion Buying and Merchandising '70
  • President's Award for Creative Excellence: LL Cool J, Recording Artist, Actor, Author 

Speakers and Honorees



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