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2010 The Warnaco Group, Inc.
May 5. 2010
TWO ITM MAJORS RECEIVE SCHOLARSHIPS
ITM is proud to announce that the Warnaco Scholarship Selection
Committee has chosen
Miho Chung and
Kerstin Charlotte Wendel
as recipients of the 2010-2011
The Warnaco Group, Inc. Scholarships. The judges were
impressed with the successful scholarship recipients, noting the
professionalism, substance, and maturity in their oral and
written presentations and humility in recognizing that they
could do more to further their contribution to industry and the
The program is especially thankful to
Warnaco and its dedicated employees for providing extra funding
to ensure that this year’s selection would be possible despite
the effects of last year’s global economic downturn on endowed
Gemini Shippers Association
May 4. 2010
Practicum Scholarships Awarded
THREE INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND MARKETING
(ITM) MAJORS RECEIVE SCHOLARSHIPS
We are pleased to announce that the Scholarship Selection
Committee comprised of donor Sara Mayes, President of
Association and ITM advisory board member and lifetime
achievement awardee, Nick Barratt, outstanding ITM alumnus and
advisory board member, and Amanda Barlow, Manager of United
States Council for International Business as well as exceptional
ITM alumna and faculty member, have chosen
Kerstin Charlotte Wendel,
Alexis Feldman, and
Miho Chung as the
recipients of the Gemini Shippers
ITM Practicum Scholarship to
Shanghai, China in January 2011.
I hope that you will all join us in congratulating Charlotte,
Alexis and Miho as ITM’s new Gemini Shippers Association
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ITM Invites you to
U.S. Textiles & Apparel Trade
Policy and the National Export Initiative
May 3. 2010
The US Department of Commerce in
cooperation with the Fashion Institute of Technology Department
of International Trade and Marketing and Baker & McKenzie LLP is
pleased to invite New York area textile and apparel businesses
to a special discussion on US textile trade policy and the
current international trade environment.
Gail W. Strickler, Assistant U.S. Trade Representative
for Textiles and Apparel, Office of the United States Trade
Janet L. Labuda, Director of Textile Enforcement and
Operations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of
Anastasia Xenias, PhD, Senior International Trade
Specialist, U.S. Commercial Service, Department of Commerce.
L. Eisen, Principal and
Head of Global Customs Practice, Baker & McKenzie LLP.
Date: May 27, 2010
8:30 a.m.—11:00 a.m.
Location: Katie Murphy
Amphitheater, Building D, Fashion Institute of Technology, 27th
Street and Seventh Avenue, NYC
For more information about this program, please contact
Anastasia Xenias, PhD, Senior International Trade Specialist, at
Anastasia.Xenias@trade.gov2 or by phone at 212-809-2685.
Challenge to be the Best Global Value
ITM Entry Level Employment
April 20. 2010
Samsung America, Inc.
is presently looking for 2 or 3 entry level logistics
coordinators. Candidates would be in the footwear and
fashion divisions and need to be familiar with the basics in HTS
codes, LC payments, and shipping schedules. For a full
desc-ription of the job contact:
ITM INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY at
April 19. 2010
development team works directly between the design and
production teams as well as side by side with merchandising and
fabric. This is for Theory Women’s division only.
This position is available May 1st.
$35.00/day stipend. Full Time position available.
The intern will assist my team with the following:
• Develop trims each season and order trims for sales samples
• Passing patterns, sketch details, stitch details and cut
tickets to factories to make prototypes and sales samples.
• Pass development swatch ideas to factories to submit
• Request fabric from fabric dept and physically pass to
factories to make show samples.
• Request all sample trims required for show samples and pass to
• Track, receive and distribute show samples.
• Update delivery tracking info for show samples.
• Issue Purchase order for sales samples and track all
• Create trim boards and reference books for domestic and
• Answer daily correspondence pertaining to all of the above
Interesting students should contact
Martin-Lewis in the ITM office (B429) at 212.217.4280
So You Think You Got Talent?
April 5. 2010
2010 TALENT SHOW & AUCTION
ITSA is hosting its 2010 fundraiser talent show and auction on
Thursday, April 22nd, 2010 in FIT's Katie Murphy Amphitheater at
6:30p.m., Show begins at 7:00p.m. It is a MUST-SEE show,
consisting of dancers, singers, musicians, comedians and enter
our raffles for the chance to win concert tickets, designer
sunglasses, gift cards and much more!!. So spread the
word, bring your friends and come support ITSA by attending the
Tickets are $7.00 and available through Nicole in the ITM
office (B429). If you have any questions or would like to email
your request for tickets, please email Afsana_Quayum@fitnyc.edu
March 30. 2010
2010 WARNACO SCHOLARSHIPS
APPLY NOW BEFORE April 23, 2010 DEADLINE
Two $4,350 tuition scholarships are available now to ITM majors
for the 2010- 2011 academic year. These scholarships were
generously endowed by
The Warnaco Inc. Group led by Mr. Joe Gromek, President &
Chief Executive Officer, and ITM’s 2006 Executive of the Year
honoree. The scholarships are for full-time ITM students with a
strong scholastic record and a record of volunteer work at ITM,
FIT, the industry and/or the community.
application must be hand
delivered in both hard copy and CD forms to the ITM
Administrative Assistant at room B-429 no later than 3 p.m. on
Friday, April 23, 2010.
The winners will be announced via the website by May 15, 2010.
March 22. 2010
IN324 - International Marketing
Incorporated Headquarters in Cary, NC on Tuesday, March 16,
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information on course
March 22. 2010
You are cordially
invited to Spring 2010 Talking Trade @ FIT
Global Lifestyle Brand
Thursday, 8 April, 2010
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Katie Murphy Amphitheater
will discuss the
perspectives of those in the fashion and other sectors on
lifestyle branding in the Global context.
Jason Nardiello, Esq., Locke
Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP
• Caryn Grun, Accessory and
Lifestyle Business Development Manager - BMW and MINI BMW North
• Nicole Clayton, Director
of Retail, Bottega Veneta
• Martin Navarrete, Director
of Marketing, Keds & PRO-Keds
• Henry Welt, former Chief
Executive Officer of Van Cleef and Arpels and Executive Chairman
of Paloma Picasso
Rescheduled due to
original date being a snow day.
Attention All ITM Students
March 11. 2010
Kindly note the first 25
students to sign up for OWIT-NY
will be able to do so
Contact ITM alumna, Prof. Amanda Barlow, at
OWIT Members and Friends,
March 11. 2010
The New York Chapter of the
Organization of Women in International Trade (OWIT-NY) would
like to invite you to:
Ken Wheatley MA, CPP
Sr. Vice President Sony Electronics, Inc.
The Industrial Revolution, Quality Circles, and Product Design.
Is “Security” or Enterprise Risk Management the next business
• Do you know what The Great Barrier Reef, Hair Growth, and Bad
Supply Chain Security all have in common?
• Do you know how to stop “The Drip” that could up-end your
• There are eight leadership skills. How might two of them be
holding you, or your clients, back from having a world-class
strategic security program?
Join us for a lively discussion and multimedia presentation on
these and other aspects of transforming your business operations
and transcending perceived obstacles. To read Ken Wheatley's
full bio please see attached PDF.
For starters, there are two questions Ken would like you to
think about and send him your thoughts before the meeting:
1. Why does your company exist?
2. Why do you (and your employees/co-workers) get up every day
to go to work?
Please send your answers to him at:
by March 12th, 2010.
Date: Tuesday March 16th, 2010
Time: Networking and refreshments at 6:00pm
Program commences at 6:30 pm and concludes by 8:00pm.
Location: Law offices of Baker & McKenzie at the Grace Building,
1114 Avenue of the Americas (between Fifth and Sixth Avenues),
New York, New York. The entrance is on 42ndStreet directly
across from Bryant Park.
Cost: $20 for OWIT-NY members*, students, and government
Free for Students
*MEMBERS PLEASE NOTE: Any OWIT-NY member accompanied by an
importer, exporter, or freight forwarder will be awarded a free
pass (valued up to $25) to a future OWIT-NY event.
To register for this event please
Online registration is available up to 24 hours before the
event. If you miss the on-line registration, you can choose to
pay by cash or a check at the door provided there is still space
available. Please note that the event is limited to 45 people.
Stay tuned for more OWIT-NY event invites:
April 5th: Climate Change and Trade with Norine Kennedy and
Don't forget to keep up to date with OWIT-NY activities and
international trade news on Twitter.com/OWITNY
With warm regards,
OWIT New York Chapter Secretary and Marketing Chair
OWIT-NY takes photographs at its events and may post those
photographs on its website and publish
Dear ITM Department and ITSA Club,
March 11. 2010
We want to thank you all for your exceptional service at the
Africa Lecture on March 2, 2010. ITM students exude a level
of professionalism that is truly unique and refreshing. The
ITSA volunteers present at the Africa lecture provided a
sense of support and comfort for the presenters, while
facilitating the entire progress of the event from start to
finish. Your hard work and dedication surely contributed to
the success of the event, and we are truly grateful for your
efforts. Thank you.
Praveen K. Chaudhry, Ph.D., School of Liberal Arts, FIT /
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