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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~ 

The number 1 reason students give for registering for the RIT Graduate Research and Creativity Symposium is

“My professor told me it is a good opportunity.” 

My name is Rauncie Ryan and I am the Assistant Dean of Graduate Student Success at RIT.  I am extending an invitation to all Graduate Students in the Rochester area to take part in the RIT Office of Graduate Studies, 7th annual Research and Creativity Symposium on Friday February 27, 2015, from 8 a.m. - 5p.m..   I would like to encourage you to submit your works of research, scholarship and creative endeavor.  This is an opportunity for students to discuss their work with an audience beyond the classroom.  There are opportunities for both oral and poster presentations.  There will also be a free luncheon as part of the symposium with Ray Ptucha as the keynote speaker.  Registration is available online and will be open until February 15th, 2015.  We will send out more information to you about how to send in your abstract once you have registered.  Your research can be at any stage of the process to present.  You do not have to be a presenter to attend. 

Registration is free and includes a free lunch with a keynote speaker.   You must be registered in advance to be able to attend the luncheon.  Presenters must be registered by the deadline.

~ Register Here ~



Graduate Education Week Workshops

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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