By  on June 25, 2007

NEW YORK — Family, friends and faculty gathered for a dedication ceremony in honor of the room named after Rita and Bruce Roberts on the ninth floor of the Marvin Feldman Center at the Fashion Institute of Technology on Thursday night. Roberts is a longtime textile executive and chairman of the nominating committee and member of the executive committee of The Educational Foundation for the Fashion Industries at FIT.

The Rita and Bruce Roberts Room at FIT, the formal name of the room bearing the name of the couple who pledged $75,000 to the school this past year, will serve as a meeting and reception space for about 30 people. Present at the ceremony were Joyce Brown, FIT president, and co-chairs of EFFI, John Pomerantz and Gilbert Harrison.

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