PHOTO OPP: TIM GUNN, KAY UNGER IN PERSON WITH PARSONS SCHOLARS

Saturday, March 9, at 12:00 PM

Tim Gunn
Tim Gunn appearing Sat., March 9 (photo by Mary Havens)

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When: Tomorrow, Saturday, March 9;
PHOTOGRAPHERS WELCOME FROM 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

What: Tim Gunn and Kay Unger will be visiting the Parsons Scholar program, a free college prep program for motivated New York City public high school students from diverse backgrounds. This is in advance of an event to benefit the program at Bloomingdales on April 25, at which Gunn will appear alongside Parsons alumni Lela Rose, Narciso Rodriguez, Tracy Reese, and more.

Where: Parsons, The New School for Design; 2 West 13th Street, New York, NY
Click here for Google Map of location

Who:

Tim Gunn: Author and television personality Tim Gunn, famous for his work on Project Runway and Tim Gunn’s House of Style. Gunn was on faculty at Parsons from 1982 to 2007.

Kay Unger: Fashion designer, New School Trustee, Parsons Board of Governors member, and an alumna and friend of Parsons.

Parsons Scholars: The Parsons Scholars Program is a free, comprehensive, and sequential college-prep program that gives motivated New York City public high school students from diverse backgrounds access to all that Parsons The New School for Design has to offer. The scholars enroll from grades 10 - 12. They study all aspects of design, from drawing, illustration, animation, digital photography and video, to architectural design, interior design, accessory design, fashion design, and beyond.

  • 94% of teens complete the program.
  • 95% of those go on to college
  • 75% are the first in their families to go to college.

INTERESTED PHOTOGRAPHERS MUST CONFIRM ATTENDANCE
Press Contact :
Chris Chafin
ChafinC@NewSchool.edu
718.530.4135

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Founded in 1919, The New School was born out of principles of academic freedom, tolerance, and experimentation. Committed to social engagement, The New School today remains in the vanguard of innovation in higher education, with more than 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students challenging the status quo in design and the social sciences, liberal arts, management, the arts, and media. The New School welcomes thousands of adult learners annually for continuing education courses and calendar of lectures, screenings, readings, and concerts. Through its online learning portals, research institutes, and international partnerships, The New School maintains a global presence. Learn more at www.newschool.edu.

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