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Join us Thursday, April 25, 2013 from 6pm – 8pm at Bloomingdale’s, New York City, as we celebrate the Parsons Scholar program. Some notable alumni, including Tracy Reese, Narciso Rodriguez and Lela Rose will be joining us as well.

This college-prep initiative enrolls motivated New York City, public high school students from diverse backgrounds, in grades 10 through 12, who study all aspects of art and design. Ninety-four percent of Scholars have completed the program and ninety-five percent of these students have enrolled in college. The vast majority of Scholars are the first in their families to attend college.


You are invited to celebrate with us, Thursday, April 25 at 6pm at Bloomingale’s on 59th Street, 4th floor. Please R.S.V.P. by emailing parsonsdevelopment@newschool.edu  We hope to see you there, to acknowledge and reward the fine work by these talented hard working students.

There will be a display of Parsons Scholars alumni work on display, a book signing with Tim Gunn, among other celebrity designer guests.  The press release with more information is found here.