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Highlights for the week of May 20–24, 2019

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David Yurman and Tommy Hilfiger
FEATURED STORY
Yurman and Hilfiger to Speak at 2019 Commencement   
This Wednesday, May 22, FIT will hold its 73rd annual commencement ceremonies at Radio City Music Hall. Jewelry designer David Yurman will speak at the morning ceremony for the schools of Art and Design and Liberal Arts; designer Tommy Hilfiger will address the graduates of the Jay and Patty Baker School of Business and Technology in the afternoon. Yurman and fashion designer Stephen Burrows, who is an FIT alumnus, will receive the degree of Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts, and Hilfiger will receive the President’s Award for Lifetime Achievement. More than 3,800 students will be awarded associate’s and bachelor’s degrees in 41 programs, with more than 2,000 attending commencement. Read more about the speakers here; learn more at fitnyc.edu/commencement
UPCOMING EVENTS
MAY 20, 5 PM  2019 Faculty Recognition Celebration
MAY 21–24  Art Market Studies Exhibition: Beyond Species

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FACULTY/STAFF
  Jerome Walford’s Painting Selected for American Illustration 38
  Mark Greiz Discusses the Market for Secondhand Clothing in China

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Why is the skincare industry exploding? Stephan Kanlian, chair of the Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing and Management program, dissects the unprecedented skincare boom for CNN Business.

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Social Media Post of the Week

We shared SUNY Chancellor Kristina Johnson's congratulations to graduating students on Twitter. Click here to watch the video!
 screenshot SUNY Chancellor's YouTube video for graduating students

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