FIT Receives Lectra Gift Of U4ia Workstations

New York City-based Fashion Institute of Technologys (FIT) School of Continuing and Professional
Studies has received 11 U4ia workstations valued at $800,000 from Lectra Systems Inc., Atlanta.The
workstations, Lectras second major gift to the colleges Center for Professional Studies, have
enabled the school to offer two new courses this fall, Introduction to U4ia and Intermediate U4ia.A
knowledge of U4ia software is required for design-related positions, said Joan Volpe, managing
coordinator for the center. Having the generous support of friends like Lectra makes it easier for
us to fulfill our commitment to be a resource for leading-edge training in this area.

November 2002