FIT Will Name First Carole Sloan Scholar in June
May 10, 2011-- Home Textiles Today,
NEW YORK - The Fashion Institute of Technoly's Home Products Development Department said gifts to the the Carole Sloan Scholarship Fund, named for HTT's late founding editor, have exceeded the $2500 needed to award the scholarship this year. Stephen Pond, the entrepreneur who founded HTT and its sister publications, provided a gift of $50,000 in seed money to create the endowment. He has challenged the industry to match his gift so the Carole Sloan Fund can reach its goal of at least $105,000.
Contributions to the fund, which are tax deductible, can be made to "EFFI (Educational Foundation of the Fashion Industries) On the check, note "Carole Sloan Scholar Fund" at FIT, 227 W 27th St. Room C204, New York, NY 10001. For additional information, contact Terry Culver, director of development at 212-217-4109.
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