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RIT's College of Art and Design to open new gallery space in historic Sibley Square
http://www.rit.edu/news/story.php?id=67688
Sep 4, 2018
Rochester Institute of Technology's College of Art and Design is moving its gallery space to the historic Sibley Tower Building in the heart of downtown Rochester, where the newly named exhibition venue will invite the public to engage with RIT through creativity. The new RIT City Art Space, opening in the fall,... View More...
RIT Upward Bound Classic concludes first year with residential program for teens
http://www.rit.edu/news/story.php?id=67544
Aug 17, 2018
Rochester Institute of Technology's Upward Bound Classic program wrapped up its first year with a residential summer program that provided Rochester-area high schoolers a taste of college. Thirteen students participating in the program lived on RIT's campus for five weeks, completing academic workshops in subjects like English and biology, sitting in... View More...
Diversity initiatives based in RIT's engineering college honored as Inspiring Programs in STEM
http://www.rit.edu/news/story.php?id=67532
Aug 16, 2018
Women in Engineering (WE@RIT) and Engineers of Color Creating Opportunities (ECCO), two cultural and gender diversity programs at Rochester Institute of Technology, were recognized as Inspiring Programs in STEM by INSIGHT into Diversity magazine. It is the first time the two programs, based in RIT's Kate Gleason College of Engineering, received... View More...
100 percent college-bound: RIT helps prep Rochester seniors for next step
http://www.rit.edu/news/story.php?id=67426
Aug 6, 2018
In front of a crowded auditorium at Rochester Prep High School in May, Ismael Cortes Jr. took the stage. The occasion was "Decision Day," when seniors from the charter school's first graduating class proudly declare where they will go to college. "In four years, I will be graduating from Rochester Institute of... View More...
Livingston County students awarded annual Saunders College Scholarships to attend RIT
http://www.rit.edu/news/story.php?id=67245
Jul 11, 2018
Garrett Didas, a senior at York High School; Chandler Simpson, a senior at Livonia High School; and Mary Kate Brushafer, a senior at Lima Christian School, are recipients of this year's annual E. Philip Saunders Endowed Business Scholarship at Rochester Institute of Technology. The students have been accepted at RIT's Saunders... View More...
Student from RIT GEAR UP program wins national Student of the Year award
http://www.rit.edu/news/story.php?id=67095
Jun 15, 2018
A high school student involved in Rochester Institute of Technology's Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Program (NYGEAR UP) earned national recognition as the 2018 GEAR UP Student of the Year. The National Council for Community and Education Partnerships (NCCEP) is giving the honor to Chane'l Giddens, a sophomore at... View More...
First graduating class of Rochester Prep High School students are bound for college
http://www.rit.edu/news/story.php?id=66988
May 21, 2018
Rochester Institute of Technology's partnership with Rochester Prep High School reached a major milestone today: all 25 of the graduating students from the first class at Rochester Prep High School are bound for college. Today the charter school's initial group of seniors celebrated Decision Day, announcing where they will attend college... View More...
First graduating class of Rochester Prep High School students are bound for college
http://www.rit.edu/news/story.php?id=66964
May 18, 2018
Rochester Institute of Technology's partnership with Rochester Prep High School reached a major milestone today: all 25 of the graduating students from the first class at Rochester Prep High School are bound for college. Today the charter school's initial group of seniors celebrated Decision Day, announcing where they will attend college... View More...
RIT's business college hosts YEA! Saunders Scholars Competition May 4
http://www.rit.edu/news/story.php?id=66828
May 3, 2018
Saunders College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology is the host and a sponsor for the 10th annual Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) Saunders College Competition on Friday, May 4. The event is expected to draw more than 300 participating students, family members, judges and spectators from across the country as... View More...
RIT's Saunders College of Business joins forces with Junior Achievement to educate Rochester City School district youngsters
http://www.rit.edu/news/story.php?id=66642
Apr 24, 2018
As a child, Kathleen Hagelberger remembers how hard it was to decide what she wanted to be when she grew up, especially during her elementary school years when there is often limited exposure to possible jobs and careers. But Hagelberger hopes her involvement in a partnership among RIT's Saunders College of... View More...
RIT helps grade school students Get Connected to computing
http://www.rit.edu/news/story.php?id=66204
Mar 27, 2018
More than 50 Rochester-area grade school students are now dreaming of careers in computing after attending Rochester Institute of Technology's Get Connected events this February and March. The free workshops gave 8th-10th grade students a taste of computing and highlighted different areas of the field. Get Connected is part of the "Computing... View More...
In the Zone: RIT's VEX U Robotics group competes in regional qualifier
http://www.rit.edu/news/story.php?id=65967
Mar 7, 2018
The RIT VEX U Team competed in the West Virginia 2018 VEX U Regional Qualifier at Fairmont State University last weekend. The event, In the Zone, included teams from the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states including Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology, the College of Southern Maryland, Rutgers University and Virginia Tech.... View More...
FIRST Robotics teams POWER UP for Finger Lakes Regional March 16 and 17
http://www.rit.edu/news/story.php?id=65961
Mar 7, 2018
Fifty high school teams will combine robotics and video gaming during the 2018 Finger Lakes Regional FIRST Robotics competition. The annual robotics event takes place March 16 and 17 at the Gordon Field House and Activities Center at Rochester Institute of Technology. POWER UP! is this year's competition game, and the field... View More...
High school contest at RIT seeks to get students interested in programming careers
http://www.rit.edu/news/story.php?id=65931
Mar 5, 2018
Fifty high school students and their teachers are coming to Rochester Institute of Technology during the school day to learn about computer science and compete in a programming competition. Organizers hope to get more young people interested in computing as a college major and career. The RIT High School Programming Contest will... View More...
Engineers Week at RIT features Family Day at the Kate Gleason College of Engineering
http://www.rit.edu/news/story.php?id=65787
Feb 9, 2018
National Engineers Week takes place Feb. 18-24, and Rochester Institute of Technology will participate in the annual recognition of engineering contributions hosting Family Day at the Kate Gleason College of Engineering from noon to 4 p.m. on Feb. 21. Open to middle school students and their parents, participants will tour the mechanical... View More...
Rochester Prep seniors get an RIT experience
http://www.rit.edu/news/story.php?id=65595
Jan 26, 2018
An important goal of RIT's partnership with Uncommon Schools' Rochester Prep High School is to help the students there envision their college future and build toward success. Targeting that goal is a new program that engages several of the high school's first class of seniors to work on research projects with RIT... View More...
New season of FIRST Robotics begins with game launch during Kick-Off on Jan. 6
http://www.rit.edu/news/story.php?id=65307
Dec 11, 2017
More than 3,500 teams from around the world will be part of the 2018 FIRST Robotics Kick Off, viewing a live, worldwide telecast at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 6. Finger Lakes Regional teams will meet for the telecast in the Performing Arts Center at Spencerport High School. This year's FIRST Robotics theme... View More...
RIT named one of the Top 200 Colleges for Native Americans by 'Winds of Change' magazine
http://www.rit.edu/news/story.php?id=65261
Dec 7, 2017
Winds of Change magazine recognized Rochester Institute of Technology as one of the Top 200 Colleges for Native American Students. This marks the eighth time RIT made the annual list, published by American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES). The magazine ranked top universities in the U.S. "where American Indians are... View More...
RIT library staff and student-athletes to visit John Williams School No. 5 Friday for annual Giant Read event
http://www.rit.edu/news/story.php?id=64728
Nov 2, 2017
For the past 10 years, Rochester Institute of Technology student-athletes and library staff have been helping young students in the City of Rochester learn to read through weekly visits to John Williams School No. 5 as part of the READ: Hope in Action program. The 10th annual Giant Read, the program's... View More...
RIT receives three grants totaling $2.8 million to support diverse students on campus and at area high schools
http://www.rit.edu/news/story.php?id=64528
Oct 23, 2017
Rochester Institute of Technology received three grants totaling $2.8 million to help underrepresented minority students receive access and support in their education. RIT's Division of Diversity and Inclusion secured new funding for three national outreach programs: Upward Bound Classic is a program new to RIT funded by a five-year grant totaling $1.28... View More...
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