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WXXI's 'Connections' show features members of first graduating class of Rochester City Scholars
Apr 10, 2014
Kaneesha Dukes, Tim Reed and Karbara Maxey, students from the first graduating class of Rochester City Scholars, will join Evan Dawson, host of WXXI-AM 1370 Connections radio news program, at noon on Monday, April 14. RIT President Bill Destler and his wife, Rebecca Johnson, both founders and initial scholarship funders, will... View More...
National math whizzes compete at RIT/NTID
Apr 8, 2014
Quick: What is the sum of the first five odd positive integers? If you stopped cold trying to remember what an integer is, you'd be no match for more than 80 sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders from 16 states and Canada who on April 4 and 5 attended the ninth annual National Math... View More...
Teens explore bio-technology, packaging and optics at Workforce Innovations Conference
Apr 3, 2014
Some of the students will "gown up" for the engineering clean room to learn more about how silicon wafers and integrated circuits are developed. Others will learn about trends in hospitality and tourism, pollution prevention and biomedical sciences. All will be part of the 2014 Workforce Innovations Conference that takes place... View More...
Registration opens for 2014 summer engineering camps for girls
Apr 2, 2014
Registration is open for engineering summer programs for girls and young women, led by the Women in Engineering Program and being held at Rochester Institute of Technology. The Everyday Engineering Summer Camp, for girls entering grades 5-9, is a non-residential day program designed to spark an interest in engineering and technology fields.... View More...
..Rochester City Scholars 1st graduating class
RIT News & Events
Mar 31, 2014
Unconference for Rochester area K-12 educators looks to discuss digital media in education
Mar 14, 2014
An informal conference for K-12 educators in the Rochester area will further discussion on how to best integrate digital media into the classroom. The Learning 2 Build/Building 2 Learn unconference will be from 9 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 5, at Rochester Institute of Technology. The free event takes place in RIT's... View More...
Women around the world network for international hackathon
RIT hosts its first all-female hackathon, WIC Hacks, to encourage women in STEM programs
University News
Mar 7, 2014
Junior high school girls participate at engineering overnight program
Society of Women Engineers student section hosts 50 girls to learn about being engineering students and future professionals
University News
Mar 5, 2014
Pollution Prevention Institute announces awardees in student competition
Feb 12, 2014
The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I) at Rochester Institute of Technology has announced the awardees of its third annual NYSP2I Research and Development Student Competition. As part of its Research and Development Program, NYSP2I challenged teams of full-time students enrolled at any institute of higher education in New York state... View More...
Budding Rochester-Finger Lake artists showcase at Bevier Gallery-opens Jan. 31
Jan 15, 2014
Michelle Morales is a senior Advanced Placement design student at NorthRose-Wolcott High School who enjoys working with Adobe Photoshop with her digital photos, but also has done some impressive 35mm developing work. Morales is one of the talented middle- and high school student artists participating in the Rochester-Finger Lakes Middle and High... View More...
FIRST Robotics teams meet Jan. 4 for worldwide kickoff at Kodak
Finger Lakes Regional celebrates 10 years of competition and national winners
University News
Dec 16, 2013
Guest: Want more STEM grads to stay? Start a Washington institute of technology
Washington should create a higher education technical institute, writes guest columnist Nick Brossoit.
The Seattle Times
Dec 14, 2013
M&T Bank donates $50,000 to Center for Urban Entrepreneurship FBLE program
Nov 18, 2013
FBLE benefits the community through the development of our next generation of business leaders who will be starting and running companies that drive our economy and create jobs. -Delmonize Smith, director of RIT's Center for Urban Entrepreneurship M&T Bank is making a two-year commitment and donating $50,000 to the Center for Urban Entrepreneurship's... View More...
Turning autism upside down: When symptoms are strengths
Nov 11, 2013
A novel approach to treating children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder could help them navigate their world by teaching them to turn their symptoms into strengths. In the article "Symptoms as Solutions: Hypnosis and Biofeedback for Autonomic Regulation in Autism Spectrum Disorders," published in the winter edition of the American Journal of... View More...
RIT, Uncommon Schools partner to develop charter high school
Oct 10, 2013
The days in which universities can sit 
idly by and hope that the country's urban school problems solve themselves are over, says RIT President Bill Destler. 
 That's why RIT is partnering with Uncommon Schools, an award-winning charter school manager, in developing a charter high school in Rochester next year. 
 "The goal... View More...
Betsy Dell Named 'Up & Coming Businesswoman' by Rochester Women's Network
Sep 27, 2013
Betsy Dell, associate professor of manufacturing and mechanical engineering technology at Rochester Institute of Technology, was one of the recipients of the 2013 Up & Coming Businesswomen Award, a designation given by the area nonprofit professional group Rochester Women's Network. Dell was recognized at the organization's Network Summit Business Conference on Sept.... View More...
Children from Margaret's House sold cards this morning to benefit Colorado flooding victims
University News / Campus Spotlight
Sep 23, 2013
RIT on TV: Social media in schools
RIT on TV Social Media Interview with Mike Johansson WXXI
WXXI's Need to Know Rochester
Sep 23, 2013
RIT on TV: Hillside Soccer Tourney RIT vs. UR 13WHAM
13WHAM interviews coaches from RIT and the U of R as they prepare to compete this weekend in the Hillside Community Shield charity event.
Sep 20, 2013
RIT partnering to create charter high school
Sep 12, 2013
RIT on TV: Charter School Partnership - 13WHAM
Sep 12, 2013
RIT, UR host Hillside Community Shield
RIT Athletics News
Sep 12, 2013
RIT, Uncommon Schools partner to create new charter high school
University News
Sep 11, 2013
Uncommon Schools and Rochester Institute of Technology are partnering in the development of a charter high school in Rochester that will have a distinctive focus: Increasing the number of Rochester students who receive bachelor's degrees from college. The high school will be the fifth Rochester school operated by Uncommon Schools, an award-winning... View More...
The Uncommon Schools/RIT Charter High School Project
Sep 11, 2013
RIT announces new partnership with Rochester Prep charter school
Democrat & Chronicle
Sep 11, 2013
RIT to help develop charter school in Rochester
Rochester Business Journal
Sep 11, 2013
RIT, Uncommon Schools Team Up to Form a Charter High School
Sep 11, 2013
RIT to partner on new Rochester charter school
Webster Post
Sep 11, 2013
Building community, reducing conflicts
University News
Sep 10, 2013
Probation is a tough consequence of being in trouble, but it can also be a turning point for positive change. For some Rochester teens, they received some tools and support to make life-changing decisions through a program developed by RIT's Leadership Institute, members of the Community Place of Greater Rochester and Hillside... View More...
RIT program helps Rochester students get a chance to shine
Democrat & Chronicle
Aug 23, 2013
RIT welcomes fourth class of Rochester City Scholars
Aug 20, 2013
The fourth class of Rochester City Scholars will be welcomed to Rochester Institute of Technology at a community ceremony at 5 p.m. Aug. 23 at Liberty Hill, President Bill Destler's residence, 2201 Lehigh Station Road. This year, 22 students from nine high schools in the Rochester City School District will be part... View More...
Saunders College of Business - Future Business Leaders & Entrepreneurs Program
Aug 20, 2013
RCSD apprentices complete summer school program at Saunders College, Aug. 17
Celebrating a new class of Future Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs
University News
Aug 13, 2013
RIT on TV: Future Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs Program
Aug 13, 2013
RIT Photojournalism Summer Camp 2013
Aug 12, 2013
College & Careers program at RIT
RIT College & Careers (RITCC) - Aug, 2013 RITCC .
Aug 6, 2013
The Center for Bioscience Education and Technology hosted a summer camp last week
University News Campus Spotlight
Aug 6, 2013
Middle school students explore career options at NTID's Steps to Success camp
University News Campus Spotlight
Aug 2, 2013
Toyota USA Foundation donates $120,000 to RIT
Toyota USA Foundation has donated $120,000 to the Rochester Institute of Technology College of Science
Henrietta Post
Jul 25, 2013
Toyota gives RIT $120,000 to grow math workshops into national model
Jul 24, 2013
Rochester Institute of Technology has a winning formula for mathematics outreach and is poised to expand it into a national model with a $120,000 grant from the Toyota USA Foundation, a charitable endowment supporting K-12 math and science education. RIT's Summer Mathematics Institute Teachers' Workshop puts high school math in context for... View More...
Students design, build and program robots at RIT's RoboCamp
University News
Jul 22, 2013
Summer camp highlights everyday engineering with energy and environmental projects
Jul 19, 2013
Sometimes a setback or an obstacle can still offer inspiration. That was one of the many insights the girls discovered during RIT's Everyday Engineering Camp as they talked online with Amy Elliott, a competitor on the Discovery Channel's Big Brain Theory reality show. Elliott's team just missed winning the show's design challenge,... View More...
Everyday Engineering with WE@RIT
Jul 19, 2013
Nearly 200 deaf or hard-of-hearing students attended NTID's Explore Your Future camp
University News Campus Spotlight
Jul 17, 2013
Children with autism learned how to ride bikes last week at the Gordon Field House
University News
Jul 13, 2013
Girls built energy-efficient dog houses during Everyday Engineering camp
University News Campus Spotlight
Jul 11, 2013
Multimedia Journalism 101: RIT, 'D&C' give high school students a crash course
Jul 8, 2013
Rochester Institute of Technology and the Democrat and Chronicle will introduce six area high school students to the world of multimedia journalism this week. Through July 11, high school seniors will attend the annual Taub Scholars Multimedia Journalism Academy. The program will be held at RIT and at the Democrat and Chronicle... View More...
RoboCamp 2013 @ RIT
Jul 8, 2013
Margaret's House iPads @ RIT
Having a group of children with a group of iPads can be surprisingly social!
Jul 2, 2013
Tech smart kindergarteners at Margaret's House get iPads in the classroom
Jul 1, 2013
The kindergarten classroom at Margaret's House Child Care Center at Rochester Institute of Technology just got a few new favorite toys-iPads. While many adults may use iPads every day for work, the children at Margaret's House have been using the tablets to learn and develop skills in everything from measuring to reading.... View More...
RIT holds math workshop for high school teachers
Jun 18, 2013
Later this month, high school math teachers from across Monroe County and beyond will come to Rochester Institute of Technology to attend talks on how high school math forms the basis for college courses and how it is used by professionals in various fields. RIT's School of Mathematical Sciences, part of the... View More...
Ibero presents scholarships to students
Jun 8, 2013
RIT to host Future Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs program
Jun 6, 2013
Saunders College hosts classes for Future Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs
Jun 5, 2013
"FBLE benefits the community through the development of our next generation of business leaders who will be starting and running companies that drive our economy and create jobs." -Delmonize Smith, Saunders College Forty students from the Rochester City School District will start an unconventional summer school program as Saunders College of Business at... View More...
Saunders College hosts classes for Future Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs
Summer program where minority RCSD students help minority-based businesses
University News
Jun 5, 2013
Albert Paley prepares 13 massive sculptures for New York City
Sculptor Albert Paley visits School 52: Fourth-graders at School 52 got the rare opportunity not only to meet metal sculptor Albert Paley, but to work with him on their own creations
Jun 1, 2013
Saunders College at RIT pilots first Lemonade Day program in Rochester
May 28, 2013
"We can transform the lives of Rochester city kids." -Saunders College Dean dt ogilvie Saunders College of Business Dean dt ogilvie believes bringing Lemonade Day to Rochester is a step forward in training the next generation of entrepreneurs-by teaching children how to start, own and operate their own business through the simple and... View More...
Fairport junior invents winning word in RIT contest
Fairport-East Rochester Post
May 28, 2013
Students Design 22 Playful Wooden Toys For Kids
Fast Company Co. Design
May 24, 2013
Young Webster entrepreneurs share their ideas - with investors!
May 17, 2013
RIT contest spawns next generation of wordsmiths
May 13, 2013
Kevin Harper may have a future in etymology. The Fairport High School junior recently took home a new iPad as the winner of "Wordistry," a word-creation contest sponsored by Rochester Institute of Technology's Department of Communication. According to Harper, his award-winning word-techista-means "a person that must always have the latest and greatest technology,... View More...
Teenager comes up with a way to block Twitter TV spoilers,0,2020866.story
May 8, 2013
Children hunted for Easter eggs in Eastman Kodak Quad on Saturday
University News - Campus Spotlight
Apr 25, 2013
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