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RIT names Ellen Granberg as provost and senior vice president for Academic Affairs

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 12:41pm
Thu, 12 Jul 2018*** Rochester Institute of Technology has named Ellen Granberg as its new provost and senior vice president for Academic Affairs Granberg who is currently serving as senior associate provost at Clemson University joins RIT on Aug 19 and will be the first woman in the universitys history to serve as provost which is

New bachelors degree at RIT focuses on the humancomputer relationship

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 3:09pm
Tue, 10 Jul 2018*** Cole Johnsons two favorite things are people and tech With the help of a new major at Rochester Institute of Technology he figured out a way to mix the two and got a job doing it In spring 2018 Johnson became the first student to graduate with RITs new bachelors degree in human

RIT MAGIC Center names new leadership

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 5:39pm
Mon, 09 Jul 2018*** David Long associate professor in Rochester Institute of Technologys College of Art and Design has been appointed director of RITs Center for Media Arts Games Interaction and Creativity and MAGIC Spell Studios Long who earned his doctoral degree in color science from RIT in 2015 is founder and chair of the motion

RIT Venture Creations companies place in accelerator competition

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 3:26pm
Mon, 02 Jul 2018*** Two client companies in Rochester Institute of Technologys Venture Creations incubator have won recognition and prize money from the New York statefunded Luminate NY accelerator program Positive Science won third place in the competition and 250000 and Molecular Glasses won 10000 and the Audience Choice Award during the Luminate NY Light Today

RIT Venture Creations company develops lowcost solar generators for those living in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria

Wed, 06/27/2018 - 12:48pm
Wed, 27 Jun 2018*** Entrepreneur David Rodriguez is bringing an alternative energy solution to the nearly 34 million residents of Puerto Rico still living in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria Rodriguez is the founder of inverSOL a client company of Rochester Institute of Technologys Venture Creations business incubator and the developer of a new lowercost no

RITs Golisano Institute of Sustainability names lab in honor of Sudhakar Bal Dixit

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 6:24pm
Mon, 25 Jun 2018*** A new lab inside Rochester Institute of Technologys Golisano Institute for Sustainability GIS made possible by a 2 million gift from RIT alumnus and former trustee Sudhakar Bal Dixit will provide innovative research and testing on fireresistant materials and systems The Bal Dixit Laboratory for Advanced Materials and Fire Protection Research is

RIT is one of the nations top universities for NSF undergraduate research programs

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 11:09am
Wed, 20 Jun 2018*** Rochester Institute of Technology is hosting seven federally funded research programs this summer the most of any college in New York state More than 50 undergraduate students from around the country are in Rochester to try their hand at research as part of the Research Experience for Undergraduates REU program through the

RIT alumna Lauren Peace wins Fulbright US Student Program award in journalism

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 4:40pm
Tue, 19 Jun 2018*** Rochester Institute of Technology alumna Lauren Peace 17 journalism won a prestigious Fulbright fellowship in journalism for the 201819 academic year Peace will be one of more than 1900 US citizens to study conduct research and teach abroad next year courtesy of the Fulbright US Student Program which is overseen by

RIT wins three awards at 2018 PRSA Rochester Prism Ceremony

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 2:57pm
Fri, 15 Jun 2018*** Rochester Institute of Technology earned three awards at the 2018 PRism Awards ceremony including top honors in the photography category RITs Division of Marketing and Communications was recognized with a PRism statuette in the notforprofit photography category Photography160Spotlight people events and campus through photography a series of photos from campus events featuring

Ian Mortimer named RIT vice president for Enrollment Management

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 2:06pm
Wed, 13 Jun 2018*** Ian Mortimer 04 MBA who has 25 years of experience in higher education has been named vice president of Enrollment Management at Rochester Institute of Technology With an enrollment of 19000 students RIT is one of the largest private universities in the nation Students hail from all 50 states and more than

RITs industrial design program names annual GlassLab Design Fellowship student

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 5:07pm
Thu, 07 Jun 2018*** David Villarreal a graduate student in Rochester Institute of Technologys industrial design program has been selected the recipient of this years GlassLab Design Fellowshipgiven annually to an outstanding student in the department Villarreal of Fayetteville NY was named the winner of the fellowship sponsored annually by Corning Museum of Glass CMoG by

RIT puts final wrap on most ambitious NYC Design Week ever

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 1:58pm
Tue, 29 May 2018*** Dozens of Rochester Institute of Technology students faculty and staff left New York City exhausted yet inspired after the universitys most ambitious presence ever at NYCxDESIGNthe Big Apples sixthannual celebration of design Scores of visitors crowded into the universitys seven exhibits and events showcased in Brooklyn and Manhattan throughout Design Week from

Alumna hosts fundraiser for Patrick T Lynch Scholarship Award

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 6:10pm
Wed, 16 May 2018*** Sara Berman Knight 92 criminal justice and Ingrid Ludt 92 graphic design are hosting a fundraiser for the Patrick T Lynch Scholarship Award at 10 am on Sunday July 25 at the House of Blues in Boston In addition to brunch there will be a performance by Will Daily a multitime winner

RIT offers online graduate program in product development and manufacturing leadership

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 5:55pm
Tue, 15 May 2018*** Engineers scientists technical managers and other professionals looking to move into mid and seniorlevel management positions in hightech industries can attain the needed product development and leadership skills through programs offered at Rochester Institute of Technology RIT is hosting a webinar Engineering Leadership Programs at RIT from noon to 1 pm on

RIT sends multidisciplinary throng of programs to Design Week in New York City

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 2:38pm
Mon, 14 May 2018*** A multidisciplinary array of Rochester Institute of Technology programs is creating a significant presence for the university at NYCxDESIGNNew York Citys annual celebration of design that attracts hundreds of thousands of attendees and designers from across the globe Nearly 50 RIT students faculty and staff from RITs College of Imaging Arts and

RPD Chief Ciminelli 78 receives Contributions to Justice Award

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 6:08pm
Tue, 08 May 2018*** Rochester Police Chief Michael Ciminelli said when he was studying criminal justice at Rochester Institute of Technology he was mostly excited about becoming a police officer but not so much about the science of enforcing the law 160However my time at RIT planted a seed that maybe the debate should be more

81yearold graduates from RIT after more than 50 years

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 6:08pm
Tue, 08 May 2018*** University Communications is highlighting a few members of the Class of 2018 See more commencement news at ritedunewscommencement After more than 50 years Bob Fitch will finally walk across the graduation stage this May to receive his Rochester Institute of Technology diploma The 81yearold will be surrounded by family and loved ones as

Top RIT News stories and videos for April 2018

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 4:35pm
Fri, 04 May 2018*** Check out all of Aprils most popular stories and videos below Top News Stories 1 RIT undergraduate competes on Jeopardy College Championship program airing April 9 2 RIT honors outstanding professors of the year 3 Student startup uses smart apparel to help individuals with autism 4 Alumni startup featured in Inc as one of the Coolest

RIT Ambulance Turning volunteerism that makes a difference into leadership skills and careers

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 4:35pm
Fri, 04 May 2018*** RIT Ambulance has come a long way since 1968 It started when a small group of students convinced administrators that the university needed its own ambulance service Today it is a recognized member of the areas emergency medical services community As it marks its 50th anniversary it is celebrating some major accomplishments RIT

Division of Diversity and Inclusion celebrates outstanding RIT community members

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 3:55pm
Wed, 02 May 2018*** Rochester Institute of Technologys Division of Diversity and Inclusion DDI recognized some of the universitys greatest proponents of diversity and inclusion with annual awards presented at the DDI Celebration of Excellence on April 25 Among the awards distributed this year were the new DDI VicePresident and Associate Provost Awards created to recognize