Posts Tagged Commencement

COMMENCEMENT BY THE NUMBERS
This year’s graduation at a glance

Two ceremonies. Sixteen speakers. Four honorary degrees. FIT’s 71st annual commencement, held May 19 at Javits Center North (which spans two acres), was a momentous celebration for 4,247 graduating students and their families and friends. Hue tallied some of the most impressive figures. The numbers don’t lie—but then again, nor do the jubilant smiles. Click…

OH, HAPPY DAY!
Wild enthusiasm and sage advice mark commencement 2014

“If you’re ready to conspire with the universe, make some noise!” exhorted David Hamilton, the president of the FIT Student Association, at the college’s 69th commencement exercises, on May 22. In response, the crowd of graduating students and their families let out an immense whoop. Hamilton, Advertising and Marketing Communications ’14, drew inspiration for his…