Carole Sloan scholarship established at FIT
Home Textiles Today Staff -- Home Textiles Today, 3/15/2011 10:47:50 AM
New York - HTT founding editor-in-chief Carole Sloan's support of education is being commemorated by the estblishment of a scholarship program in her honor for the Home Products Development Program at the Fashion Insitute of Technology.
The Carole Sloan Fund was endowed with a $50,000 contribution by Steve Pond, the entrepreneur who founded HTT and sister publication Furniture Today.
"Carole Sloan was, in the truest sense of the word, an icon of the industry," said FIT. "Her admirers in the home textiles and furniture industries will miss her vitality, wisdom and spirit."
Additional contributions to the fund, which are tax deductible, can be made out to The Carole Sloan Fund and sent to Educational Foundation at Fashion Industries at FIT, 227 W. 27th St., Room C 204, New York, NY, 10001.
For additional information, contact Terry Culver, director of development, at (212)217-4109.