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RIT Programs of Interest to K-12
RIT Programs of Interest to K-12

RIT Programs of Interest to K-12

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Digital Arts, Film, and Animation Competition for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students
A competition, for 9th-12th graders who are Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing. Express yourself though art and win exciting prizes. Create! Animate! Illustrate!
Category: Career-Focused
Target Grade Level: High School

Bioscience Camp for HS Students
Three established Medical Science camps designed for students in grades 9-11 who are interested in a clinical or research career in medicine, and who would really enjoy a comprehensive exploration of the human body and the conditions responsible for health and disease.
Category: Career-Focused
Target Grade Level: High School

Bioscience Exploration for Middle School Students
Students entering grades 6 - 8 will use RIT's natural environment and high-tech laboratories to explore the biosciences in fun and interesting ways.
Category: Career-Focused
Target Grade Level: Middle School

College and Careers
One day program for entering HS seniors to explore career options through interactive academic sessions - w/ optional program for parents.
Category: Career-Focused
Target Grade Level: College Applicants

E-Cubed Fair
To increase interest in engineering and technology in middle school students (Grades 6th - 8th), who not only learn team and process concepts as a result of their projects, but also learn about careers in engineering from professional engineers at the Fair.
Category: Career-Focused
Target Grade Level: Middle School

Everyday Engineering Summer Programs
WE@RIT week long, non-residential, summertime day camp designed to spark an interest in engineering & technology fields among girls and young women in grades 5-9
Category: Career-Focused
Target Grade Level: Middle School

EYF Explore Your Future
EYF is a six day summer program that helps college bound HS sophomores and juniors who are deaf and hard-of-hearing to learn how to turn their interests into successful careers.
Category: Career-Focused
Target Grade Level: High School

Future Business Leaders Experience - Saunders College of Business
A unique program that develops the business, problem solving, and leadership skills of our youth through "real-world" learning. Project teams comprised of select Rochester City School District high school juniors and experienced RIT Saunders College of Business students and faculty spend 12 weeks gathering and analyzing relevant data about the specific business partner's challenge.
Category: Career-Focused
Target Grade Level: High School

GEARS: Girls Explore Adventures in Robotics
WE@RIT two-day weekend program to introduce physics and engineering concepts in a fun way, while placing emphasis on basic teamwork, creativity, and design.
Category: Career-Focused
Target Grade Level: Middle School

Imagine RIT
RIT’s annual Innovation + Creativity Festival
Category: Community Enrichment
Target Grade Level: All Ages K-12

Imaging Science HS Summer Internship Program
Qualified HS juniors work side-by-side with world class scientists on a variety of imaging-related research projects
Category: Internship Opportunity
Target Grade Level: High School

Imaging Science Outreach Programs
Raising awareness of the many opportunities available in the field of imaging science by working cooperatively with educators to enhance the learning experience for their students.
Category: Career-Focused
Target Grade Level: All Ages K-12

Imaging Science Outreach That You Can Do
Videos, presentations, and activities related to Imaging Science
Category: Career-Focused
Target Grade Level: All Ages K-12

Kids on Campus
Two weeks of mind-boggling workshops (math, science, art, computers and technology) for middle and high school students taught in state-of-the-art labs at RIT.
Category: Community Enrichment
Target Grade Level: Elementary School

Kids on Campus
Two weeks of mind-boggling workshops (math, science, art, computers and technology) for middle and high school students taught in state-of-the-art labs at RIT.
Category: Community Enrichment
Target Grade Level: High School

Kids on Campus
Two weeks of mind-boggling workshops (math, science, art, computers and technology) for middle and high school students 5-12th grade taught in state-of-the-art labs at RIT.
Category: Community Enrichment
Target Grade Level: Middle School

Lil Kids on Campus
Offers children entering 1st through 4th grade the opportunity to participate in hands-on fun-filled learning and recreational activities. Full-day program for six consecutive weeks in summer; children can be enrolled for one to six weeks.
Category: Community Enrichment
Target Grade Level: Elementary School

LPP: Liberty Partnerships Program
RIT's grant-funded program (NYS) in partnership with the Greece School District that provide academic enrichment for high school students.
Category: Academic Enrichment
Target Grade Level: High School

Margaret's House Child Care Center at RIT
Quality care and education for children eight weeks to eight years of age.
Category: Community Enrichment
Target Grade Level: 6yrs and Under

Math Competition for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students
An annual competition event for 6th, 7th and 8th grade math whizzes who are deaf and hard of hearing.
Category: Career-Focused
Target Grade Level: Middle School

Project Lead the Way - RIT
Hands-on, project-based approach to learning that better prepares students for the rigors of college. The program incorporates math, science, English, and technology skills needed for success. Taking PLTW courses can help students decide whether an engineering-related career is or is not right for them.
Category: Academic Enrichment
Target Grade Level: High School

Project Seed Program
RIT's School of Chemistry and Materials Science hosts Project SEED. The Project SEED program was established in 1968 by the American Chemical Society (ACS) to help economically disadvantaged high school students expand their education and career outlook. The program provides opportunities for students who historically lack exposure to scientific careers to spend a summer conducting hands-on research with a scientist (Mentor) in academic, industry, and government research laboratories. Students receive a fellowship award for their efforts and a chance to receive a SEED college scholarship.
Category: Academic Enrichment
Target Grade Level: High School

RIT Entrepreneurs Conference
Hosted by the E. Philip Saunders College of Business, this conference is designed to promote entrepreneurial knowledge and activities with in the RIT community and the Greater Rochester Region. This year's conference focuses on young success and will provide entrepreneurial activities and opportunities associated with this emerging field as well as explore and address common entrepreneurial topics through informative workshop sessions. Contact Dana Pierce, Events Manager for Saunders College, at (585) 475-2199 or dpierce@saunders.rit.edu.
Category: Career-Focused
Target Grade Level: High School

RIT Observatory
Operated by RIT's Physics department, the RIT Observatory provides opportunities for local school groups and organizations to visit our site and learn about the night sky. You can see information about the Observatory on the website. Contact Michael Richmond, Department of Physics (585) 475-2538 mwrsps@rit.edu
Category: Community Enrichment
Target Grade Level: All Ages K-12

RIT Observatory
Operated by RIT's Physics department, the RIT Observatory provides opportunities for local school groups and organizations to visit our site and learn about the night sky. You can see information about the Observatory on the website. Contact Michael Richmond, Department of Physics (585) 475-2538 mwrsps@rit.edu
Category: Community Enrichment
Target Grade Level: 6yrs and Under

RIT Observatory
Operated by RIT's Physics department, the RIT Observatory provides opportunities for local school groups and organizations to visit our site and learn about the night sky. You can see information about the Observatory on the website. Contact Michael Richmond, Department of Physics (585) 475-2538 mwrsps@rit.edu
Category: Community Enrichment
Target Grade Level: Elementary School

RIT Observatory
Operated by RIT's Physics department, the RIT Observatory provides opportunities for local school groups and organizations to visit our site and learn about the night sky. You can see information about the Observatory on the website. Contact Michael Richmond, Department of Physics (585) 475-2538 mwrsps@rit.edu
Category: Community Enrichment
Target Grade Level: Middle School

RIT Observatory
Operated by RIT's Physics department, the RIT Observatory provides opportunities for local school groups and organizations to visit our site and learn about the night sky. You can see information about the Observatory on the website. Contact Michael Richmond, Department of Physics (585) 475-2538 mwrsps@rit.edu
Category: Community Enrichment
Target Grade Level: High School

RIT Sports Camps
Providing the community with an unparalleled set of programs conducted by our outstanding coaching staff conducted on world class facilities. Baseball, basketball, hockey, swimming, soccer, lacrosse and more!
Category: Community Enrichment
Target Grade Level: All Ages K-12

RIT Sports Camps
Providing the community with an unparalleled set of programs conducted by our outstanding coaching staff conducted on world class facilities. Baseball, basketball, hockey, swimming, soccer, lacrosse and more!
Category: Community Enrichment
Target Grade Level: Elementary School

RIT Sports Camps
Providing the community with an unparalleled set of programs conducted by our outstanding coaching staff conducted on world class facilities. Baseball, basketball, hockey, swimming, soccer, lacrosse and more!
Category: Community Enrichment
Target Grade Level: Middle School

RIT Sports Camps
Providing the community with an unparalleled set of programs conducted by our outstanding coaching staff conducted on world class facilities. Baseball, basketball, hockey, swimming, soccer, lacrosse and more!
Category: Community Enrichment
Target Grade Level: High School

RIT Techboyz Camp
For deaf and hard of hearing boys entering 7th-9th grade. Get a head start thinking about your dream career and how to make it happen.
Category: Career-Focused
Target Grade Level: Middle School

RIT Techgirlz Camp
For deaf and hard of hearing girls entering 7th-9th grade. Get a head start thinking about your dream career and how to make it happen.
Category: Career-Focused
Target Grade Level: Middle School

RIT Undergraduate Admissions Office
What we look for: There really is no typical RIT student in terms of background, beliefs, or interests. RIT has a very diverse student body. However, that is not to say that RIT is for everybody. The most successful RIT students have a positive attitude toward learning, the desire to get involved in campus life, and a significant interest in developing professional potential. All students should have followed a strong college preparatory program in their post secondary education.
Category: Academic Enrichment
Target Grade Level: College Applicants

RoboCamp
Summer camp of Robotics Workshops - beginner, advance, and expert level. Multi Agent Bio-Robotics Lab K-12 Outreach Program. Electrical and Microelectronics Engineering at KGCOE
Category: Career-Focused
Target Grade Level: Middle School

Roboweekend Workshops
Year around beginner and advance programs. Multi Agent Bio-Robotics Lab K-12 Outreach Program. Electrical and Microelectronics Engineering at KGCOE
Category: Career-Focused
Target Grade Level: Middle School

ROCHESTER CITY SCHOLARS
Rochester Institute of Technology is proud to offer the Rochester City Scholars program to graduates of the Rochester City School District who are admitted as freshman to full-time study in baccalaureate programs at the University. This scholarship program, for those meeting eligibility requirements, will cover full tuition at RIT.
Category: Academic Enrichment
Target Grade Level: College Applicants

Rochester Finger Lakes Middle and High School Art Exhibition
RIT's CIAS Bevier Gallery, James Booth Hall Hosts an annual invitational exhibition featuring work from the students in the Middle and High School Art programs from the Rochester Finger Lakes Area Schools.
Category: Community Enrichment
Target Grade Level: High School

Rochester Prep Charter High School
A new charter high school alliance between Uncommon Schools and RIT. Faculty and staff from RIT serve on an advisory board, RIT students serve as tutor/mentors to Rochester Prep students.
Category: Academic Enrichment
Target Grade Level: High School

SAT, GRE, GMAT - Test Preparation and Review
The Academic Support Center currently offers review classes for SAT, GRE, and GMAT test. You can register for these classes online.
Category: Academic Enrichment
Target Grade Level: College Applicants

SPIRIT Writing Contest
A competition for 10th, 11th, and 12th grade Students who are Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing. Use the power of words to express your thoughts and feelings and win prizes!
Category: Community Enrichment
Target Grade Level: High School

STEP: Science and Technology Entry Program
RIT's state-funded grant program that provides academic enrichment and college and career exploration to RCSD, Rush-Henrietta, and Greece Olympia students in grades 7-12.
Category: Academic Enrichment
Target Grade Level: High School

STEP: Science and Technology Entry Program
RIT's state-funded grant program that provides academic enrichment and college and career exploration to RCSD, Rush-Henrietta, and Greece Olympia students in grades 7-12.
Category: Academic Enrichment
Target Grade Level: Middle School

Steps to Success
A weekend summer camp for entering 7th, 8th or 9th grade African-American, Native American or Latino students who are deaf or hard-of-hearing. Discover what you like to do and explore careers you might choose in the future.
Category: Career-Focused
Target Grade Level: Middle School

Study Buddy Program: SHPE RIT
The Study buddy program is offered by Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers @ RIT. The program offers supplemental education to Sojourner House children by providing one on one academic tutoring. Study Buddy is a volunteer-based tutoring program for RCSD and charter school aged children, K-6th living in our affiliated supporting living complexes.
Category: Academic Enrichment
Target Grade Level: Elementary School

SWE Overnight
Society of Women Engineers offers the opportunity for female HS juniors to explore various engineering fields through hands-on workshops and interact with current RIT engineering students as well as professors.
Category: Career-Focused
Target Grade Level: High School

WE Explore
WE@RIT one-day program for young women entering grades 10-12 to learn about various engineering disciplines, and meet RIT women engineering students.
Category: Career-Focused
Target Grade Level: High School

WE@RIT
Dedicated to increasing the representation of women engineers and preparing women for leadership roles within the engineering profession
Category: Career-Focused
Target Grade Level: All Ages K-12

WIC: Women in Computing at RIT
Supporting creative academic, professional and community-based micro-cultures for women in computing and to broaden participation in the computing discipline.
Category: Career-Focused
Target Grade Level: All Ages K-12

WISe: Women in Science
The WISe program engages women in the sciences and mathematics through information, equity, and collaboration that breaks down barriers, provides inclusion in a solid network, and opens up opportunities for enhanced education and a strong career path.
Category: Career-Focused
Target Grade Level: All Ages K-12

Women in Technology
Dedicated to increasing the representation of women in the technical fields and programs offered in the College of Applied Science and Technology School of Engineering Technology.
Category: Career-Focused
Target Grade Level: All Ages K-12

Workforce Innovations Conference
RIT hosts this annual conference for tenth grade students in regional school districts and including RCSD STEM HS to explore career choices and receive hands on experience in a variety of stem fields. Monroe BOCES No. 1 (School to Career program) sponsors this by invitation only event coordinated by RIT K-12.
Category: Academic Enrichment
Target Grade Level: High School

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