The Center for Excellence in Teaching, Room B502, is open during the
summer, and ANGEL training continues. For more information on the CET's summer schedule, click
here or call 74064.
SUSTAINABILITY GRANTS AVAILABLE
As a part of the Fashion Institute of Technology/SUNY initiative FIT
Goes Green: Infusing Sustainability into our Culture, an annual fund of
$15,000 was established to support sustainability initiatives at
FIT. The fund is administered by the FIT Sustainability Council.
Individual or group requests are capped at $5,000 per initiative.
Proposals are due December 9. Click
here for more information
on applying, or contact
Robert Vassalotti, 74882, or
UPCOMING FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
American Council of Learned Societies Collaborative Research Fellowships:
Awards up to $140,000 for research in the
humanities and related social sciences that aids in producing tangible projects, such as joint print or web publications.
Deadline: September 28.
Foundation/American Council of Learned Societies Dissertation Fellowship
in American Art: Provides $25,000 for graduate students in any stage
of PhD dissertation research or writing. Tenure begins summer 2012 and
lasts one year. Deadline: November 10.
For more information, contact the
Grants Office, 73622.
COUNCIL OFFERS EVENT SUPPORT
An event or
project that fosters inclusion and diversity can carry the council's
stamp of support on promotional materials and be posted on the
campus-wide calendar on the council's website. Complete the
form by the tenth day of the preceding
month to let the council know about your event or project. For more
information, contact Deliwe Kekana,
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION ONLINE TRAINING
FIT employees are required to complete two online training sessions that
fulfill federal Affirmative Action requirements for government
employees. The sessions, Preventing Sexual Harassment and Preventing
Employee Discrimination, take 60 to 90 minutes each, and do not have to
be completed in one sitting. You should complete both sessions by the
last day of the anniversary month in which you were hired (for example,
if you were hired on November 15, complete the training by November 30).
here to access online sessions. For more information, contact
Griselda Gonzalez, 74009.
Dates for technology training have been announced. Sign up for
technology training or consulting on FIT systems such as the portal,
email, MS Office, web files, and more on the
website. For more
information, contact the Technology Development Team.
EMERGENCY MESSAGING SIGN-UP
Students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to register online for FIT's
emergency alert system. The system uses email, phone, and text messages to
provide effective emergency communications to the college community,
both on and off campus. To opt in, click on the emergency messaging
system link in the Web Resources tab on the