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2015 Graduate Education Week at RIT

Graduate Education Week and Research and Creativity Symposium 2015

February 23rd - 27th

Schedule and Registration information

All events are Free - You can register for as many of the workshops as you wish


7th Annual Research and Creativity Symposium

Friday February 27th

8-5 p.m. 7th Annual Research and Creativity Symposium

Includes free lunch and keynote speaker

Ray Ptucha

You do not have to attend the whole day to present or attend. 

You must register if you intend to present or attend the luncheon. 




Schedule for the day:

Sign in and breakfast ~ 8:00 – 8:45 a.m.  CIMS 2210

Welcome ~ 8:45- 9:00 a.m. CIMS 2210

Oral Presentation Session I ~ 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.  CIMS

Oral Presentation Session II ~ 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.  CIMS

Lunch with Graduate Education Programming and special speaker Ray Ptucha 11:30 1:00 p.m. - CIMS 2240/2210

Poster Presentations ~ 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Lobby of the Sustainability Building

Break ~ 2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. CIMS 2210

Oral Presentation Session III ~ 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.  CIMS

Closing ~ 4:30 p.m. CIMS 2210


DEADLINE for registration for the 2015 Symposium is February 15th

If you are registering as a presenter you will recieve an email with instructions

on how to submit your abstract once you have registered.


 Register Here 




Graduate Education Week Workshops


You must register for each workshop seperately.


Monday February 23rd 

9-11 a.m. Critical Thinking Workshop Presented by Chip Sheffield  ~ Building 87 Room 1100 ~  REGISTER HERE

Tuesday February 24th

10 - 11 a.m. Public Speaking Workshop Presented by the RIT Tiger Tales Toastmasters ~ SAU 1510 (The 1829 Room)  REGISTER HERE

5-7 p.m.  Graduate Student Mixer hosted by CIAS and the Office of Graduate Studies ~ Vignelli Center REGISTER HERE

Wednesday February 25th

9-11 a.m. Introduction to Grant Writing Workshop Presented by Rebecca Sumner ~ CIMS 2240/2230 REGISTER HERE

2- 4 p.m. Cross-Cultural Communication in Academic and Everyday Settings Presented by Stanley Van Horn ~ USC 87-3200 REGISTER HERE

Thursday February 26th

2-3:30 p.m. "Top Ten List of Things I Wish I Knew Back Then" with a focus on small business and the barriers to growth Presented by Patrick Talty ~ Campus Center 2610 (Bamboo Room) REGISTER HERE


The 6th Annual RIT Graduate Research and Creativity Symposium

2014 RIT Research and Creativity Symposium Archives

Are you wondering what we do at our Symposium?  Here is the information from last year to give you an idea.

Click here for a complete 2014 Schedule and a short listing of each room, time, name of presenter and title of talk. 


If you would like to read the Abstracts from 2014 you can click on the room number below and see a more detailed description. 

MAGIC Center

CIMS (Slaughter Hall) Room 2120

CIMS (Slaughter Hall) Room 2130

CIMS (Slaughter Hall) Room 2140

CIMS (Slaughter Hall) Room 2150

Poster Presentations are all at 2 p.m. in the University Gallery.  You can read the abstracts by clicking on the link below. 

Poster  Presentations Abstracts

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