SUNY Alumnus Michael Kors Grants $1 Million for FIT Scholarship
Feb01

SUNY Alumnus Michael Kors Grants $1 Million for FIT Scholarship

It was announced in early December that Michael Kors was giving a $1 million gift to his alma mater, the Fashion Institute of Technology (SUNY). The purpose of the donation is to establish a scholarship for a future design student, the lifetime Michael Kors Endowed Scholarship. Although the world-renowned designer did not complete his education, he has nothing but great things to say about his experience there, “I attended FIT...

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Alison Bechdel is Fall 2012 Durst Distinguished Lecturer at SUNY Purchase
Oct16

Alison Bechdel is Fall 2012 Durst Distinguished Lecturer at SUNY Purchase

Critics are giving author and graphic novelist Alison Bechdel rave reviews for her latest graphic memoir, Are You My Mother? A Comic Drama, just released. Hailed as “magnificent,” “inventive,” and “satisfying,” her follow-up to the 2006 Fun Home—which dealt with the death of her father—traces her troubled relationship with her still-living mother. “I haven’t encountered a book about being an artist,...

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