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Highlights for the week of Sept. 8–13, 2020

Visit for full coverage of FIT's campus, faculty, and student news and events.
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How an Alum Created a Promo for BET's American Injustice
“When I was a student at FIT, I didn’t even know my job existed,” says Jo-Well Paupaw, a senior writer and producer for BET. An Advertising and Marketing Communications alumna, Paupaw conceptualizes, writes, and produces campaigns for BET’s TV shows, movies, specials, and social impact and brand image campaigns. Recently, Paupaw described for Hue the process of making a promo to advertise BET’s program, American Injustice: The Fight for Police Reform. The 30-second spot required exacting precision and attention to detail. Watch the promo, and read how she developed it. 
SEP 10, 3 PM  Online Event: Supima Design Competition

• Work by Johannes Knoops on View in Group Show
• Short Story by Richie Narvaez Selected for National Podcast

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Three 2020 Fashion Design graduates—Nidhi Bhasin, Zhuo Ran (Jenny) Feng, and Melissa Posner—were featured in the Aug. 25 online edition of The New York Times as well as the on the front page of the paper’s Thursday Styles print version on Aug. 27 for their work redesigning the Girl Scouts of the USA uniforms and creating an official apparel collection.

Social Media of the Week

“Supporting them keeps the creative energy alive in neighborhoods, and brings jobs and money back to the people that need it most,” says Ann Cantrell, assistant professor of Fashion Business Management and owner of Annie's Blue Ribbon General Store, based in Brooklyn. Read the full article in Forbes by Shelley Kohan, associate professor of Fashion Business Management. 

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Fall Fashion Culture Events 

The Museum at FIT’s fall Fashion Culture programs have moved online! 

All programs will premiere on the museum's YouTube channel at 6 pm on the designated day. 

Subscribe on YouTube or register online. 

Prabal Gurung photographed by Joanna Totolici.

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