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A place of learning

March 23, 2017

At the core of our mission, RIT is about teaching, learning, and the discovery of new knowledge. Of course, students, faculty and staff make all this work. But increasingly so, space and technology are part of the elixir that makes teaching and new ideas flow. So when space, technology, faculty, students come together just right, learning magic occurs. 

News & Numbers from the Innovative Learning Institute

October 12, 2016

I’m pleased to share with you some recent data from the Innovative Learning Institute regarding online enrollment, course availability, and faculty resources.

Challenging stereotypes about computer science programs

October 9, 2015

Over the summer, I came across an opinion piece by Daniel Gelernter “Why I’m not looking to hire computer-science majors,” in The Wall Street Journal. This blog post is a response to that commentary.

In my opinion, Mr. Gelernter paints today’s college graduates with too broad a brush. I would suggest that rather than dismissing computer science graduates, he instead focus on looking in the right places for his employees.

Frankenstein, symbolic logic, and student-centered research at RIT

September 11, 2015

babbage and lovelaceOccasionally, I read a really great book that is worth sharing and I’m pleased to share Walter Isaacson’s book “The Innovators: How a group of hackers, geniuses, and geeks created the digital revolution”. It is about those people who created the computer and the Internet and how innovation occurred, bringing about one of the most important revolutions in our lives. 

We are in the dream business

September 4, 2015

On Sunday, August 16, I attended an Ironman race in Mont-Tremblant, Canada. Over 2,500 participants swam 2.4, biked 112, and ran 26.2 miles while more than 5,000 spectators watched and almost 4,000 volunteers assisted.

Welcome back!

August 28, 2015

To all faculty, staff and students, I extend a very hearty and warm welcome to the 2015-2016 academic year at Rochester Institute of Technology. It is delightful to see the campus brimming with activity, excitement, and friends. 

Summer at RIT

March 13, 2015

Summers Cool at RIT

Isabella - a 2025 RIT graduate

November 26, 2014

Even though the future seems far away, it is actually beginning right now.

-Mattie Stepanek

 

Did You Know? RIT’s “Hear From Our Students” Videos Have Won 14 Telly Awards Since 2011!

July 14, 2014

“Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain.”

-The Wizard of Oz

 

As anyone who has worked with them already knows, the RIT Production Services staff are truly an exceptional resource on campus. Always busy behind the scenes of our events and projects, Production Services creates compelling web, audio, video, graphic and online content to share the stories of RIT and our students with the world each and every day.

Diversity trumps agility

May 21, 2014

“Diversity in the world is a basic characteristic of human society, and also the key condition for a lively and dynamic world as we see today.”

-Hu Jintao

 

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