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Lectra inks privilege partnerships with 3 US fashionable universities
Mar '08
Lectra, the world's leading provider of integrated technology solutions for the fashion industry, is pleased to announce the signature of new “Privilege” education programs with the two most famous New York Fashion Schools Parsons, FIT and with North Carolina State University, one of the most renowned university in the United States having a dedicated fashion section.

These partnerships demonstrate Lectra's will to further reinforce the existing links between Lectra and the North American Fashion schools and to strongly support future fashion professionals through its new education program, launched in September 2007: the “Advanced” partnership including end-of-studies support and sponsoring and the “Privilege” partnership a personalized approach and follow-up, based on a very strong joint commitment, which implies: the support of teachers and instructors to train their students, the development of useful professional skills and tailored follow-up, internships and personalized support for student projects, organization of events with the schools, etc.

“We are very proud to count Parsons, FIT and North Carolina State University among our most valued partners, which demonstrate the value of our “Privilege” partner program and the perfect fit between Lectra solutions and the needs of the Fashion market. We are truly excited working with such renowned schools,” says Veronique Zoccoletto, Chief Human Capital Officer, Lectra. “These partnerships are a good illustration of the high quality of our education program.

It is a perfect opportunity for Lectra to move into the next major stage of promoting and upporting Fashion schools, students and courses/education in the United States”.

Present in the United States since 1980, Lectra intends to strengthen its support of the new generation of future stars of American fashion by developing its presence at the heart of North American fashion and design schools and universities.

Lectra strongly supports students and young designers in North America As part of its strong involvement, Lectra also participated in the 63rd ITAA (International Textile and Apparel Association) annual meeting (November 7-10, 2007, Los Angeles, California) as an exhibitor and sponsor of three awards: the “Lectra Innovation Award for Faculty Research”, the “Lectra Innovation Award for Teaching” and the “Lectra Outstanding Faculty Design Award”.

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