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Saunders College 10th anniversary tribute to benefactor E Philip Saunders on Oct 11

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 2:39pm
Wed, 04 Oct 2017*** Local entrepreneur and noted philanthropist E Philip Saunders president and CEO of Saunders Management Co will be honored for his decadelong contributions to his namesake college at Rochester Institute of Technology Saunders College of Business will host the 10th anniversary celebration with a 530 pm reception followed by celebratory remarks at 630

Meet SCB Distinguished Alumnus Gerald McCue

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 4:54pm
Tue, 03 Oct 2017*** For Gerald McCue 80 MBA senior vice president at Merrill Lynch managing client portfolios has a higher purpose than simply growing wealth Philanthropy is the ultimate goal with a client because they have reached a level of financial security far beyond that which they will need said McCue I say to clients

Meet CIAS Distinguished Alumnus Gerald J Hace

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 7:37pm
Mon, 02 Oct 2017*** Even though Gerald J Hace 74 printing was involved in just about every aspect of student life on RITs campus from being a brother of a Theta Xi to a member of the hockey team his fondest memories other than meeting his wife Francie 75 were spent during his coop at

Meet SOIS Distinguished Alumna BarbaraAnn Mattle

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 1:36pm
Mon, 02 Oct 2017*** BarbaraAnn Mattle 76 80 general education is not shy about crediting her rise to CEO of Child Care Council Inc a leading provider of child care resources and referral services to RIT Everything I learned at RIT is what has helped me to achieve the success that I have had in business

RIT community gets ready to ROAR on Tuesday

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 1:36pm
Mon, 02 Oct 2017*** For 12 years the RIT community has celebrated the importance of giving through ROAR Day This year the annual 24hour day of giving is being held from 10 am on Tuesday Oct 3 to 10 am the following day On this day anyone who has been or is involved with RIT

RIT photojournalism alumna wins Emmy Award for heartwrenching video essay story

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 3:47pm
Fri, 29 Sep 2017*** A Rochester Institute of Technology alumnas heartwrenching video essay about a fathers devotion to his young son waging a courageous fight against a rare and incurable pediatric cancer has won a 2017 Emmy Award Kate Penn 07 professional photographic illustration won in the category of video essay single camera operator for A

Osher at RIT celebrates 30year milestone of lifelong learning

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 5:23pm
Mon, 25 Sep 2017*** The brain never retires Proof is located within Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Rochester Institute of Technology Osher at RITwhich now boasts 700 active members many of whom will be celebrating the organizations 30th anniversary on Oct 20 at Locust Hill Country Club The stimulating environment for 50plus learners has been a goto

RIT to host Creativity and Innovation Alumni Spotlight Symposium on Sept 27

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 6:33pm
Wed, 20 Sep 2017*** Rochester Institute of Technology alumni making significant impacts on the world will share their insights into the importance of creativity and innovation to their success during an interactive symposium next week The Creativity and Innovation Alumni Spotlight Symposiumpart of two days of events commemorating the inauguration of RIT President David Munsonis scheduled

RIT staffer alumni win big at Digital Rochester GREAT Awards

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 6:33pm
Wed, 20 Sep 2017*** A staff member of Rochester Institute of Technology and two RIT alumni won top awards for their innovative creations and technology leadership at the 2017 Greater Rochester Excellence and Achievements in Technology Awards presented by Digital Rochester Inc The

RIT alumni across the world participate in Global Day of Service

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 12:00pm
Mon, 18 Sep 2017*** Rochester Institute of Technologys positive influence stretched across the world Sept 16 as alumni gathered to participate in the annual Global Day of Service The Global Day of Service is an event organized by RIT alumni to help charities in their communities both nationally and internationally This year there were 28 chapter

RIT scientist organizes second international symposium on Global Women of Light

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 4:09pm
Wed, 13 Sep 2017*** Rochester Institute of Technology associate professor Jie Qiao is collaborating with the Optical Society OSA Foundation to host the second annual symposium for women in optics and photonics The free Global Women of Light Symposium will be held from 9 am to 230 pm on Sept 17 in Washington DC as part

RIT alumni come together for Global Day of Service

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 6:39pm
Tue, 12 Sep 2017*** RITs positive influence on communities will reach across the world on Saturday as alumni gather together to participate in the annual Global Day of Service on Sept 16 The Global Day of Service is an event organized by RIT alumni to help charities in their communities both nationally and internationally There are

Saunders College of Business names J Warren McClure Research Professor of Marketing

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 11:32am
Fri, 08 Sep 2017*** Rajendran Raj Murthy has been named J Warren McClure Research Professor of Marketing at Rochester Institute of Technologys Saunders College of Business He is the second professor from the business school to hold the esteemed research positionpreviously held by Professor Emeritus of Marketing Eugene H Fram who retired from RIT in

RIT helps create virtual reality MAGIC for Buffalo Bills

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 11:08am
Thu, 07 Sep 2017*** As the 20172018 NFL season kicks off fans of the Buffalo Bills will be treated to a new virtualreality experience at New Era Field designed by RIT alumni to help fans see the stadium from a unique perspective Rochester Institute of Technologys MAGIC Spell Studios has at the request of the Buffalo

RIT becomes affiliate partner in new coalition of universities studying PhD career pathways

Sat, 09/02/2017 - 9:03am
Thu, 24 Aug 2017*** Rochester Institute of Technology recently joined a new study focusing on PhD careers in science technology engineering and math STEM and humanities fields as an affiliate partner The Understanding PhD Career Pathways for Program Improvement project was announced by the Council of Graduate Schools CGS and funded by grants from the

The Daily Shows Trevor Noah slated as RITs Brick City Weekend speaker

Sat, 09/02/2017 - 9:03am
Mon, 21 Aug 2017*** Trevor Noah host of Comedy Centrals The Daily Show will be speaking at Rochester Institute of Technologys Brick City Homecoming x26 Family Weekend Oct 1315 The weekend typically draws 17000 participants to RITs campus and the Rochester area It features more than 100 events during three days including notable speakers and Tiger

Staff Spotlight Roseanne DiFlorio

Sat, 09/02/2017 - 9:03am
Fri, 18 Aug 2017*** Traveling abroad is like taking a journey into yourselfand no one knows the experience better than RIT Study Abroad Adviser Roseanne DiFlorio The college studyabroad program is the first international experience for many young people and it can be life changing said DiFlorio 11 MBA who has been working full time at

RIT well represented at Digital Rochester GREAT Awards Sept 19

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 4:40pm
Mon, 07 Aug 2017*** Rochester Institute of Technology will be well represented at the 2017 Greater Rochester Excellence and Achievements in Technology Awards presented by Digital Rochester Inc The awards are Sept 19 at the Joseph A Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center The annual awards recognize and celebrate the Greater Rochester communitys entrepreneurial spirit in technological

A family first Graduating from college

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 11:54am
Thu, 03 Aug 2017*** Thousands of RIT students took the stage in the Gordon Field House in May to receive recognition as their status shifted from college student to college graduate For Leah Bockhahn Muhammad Ibraheem and Shantel Forrest crossing that stage had an even deeper meaning They became the first in their families to graduate

Celebrating 25 years of Formula Racing

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 11:54am
Thu, 03 Aug 2017*** When Lynn Bishop and William Robinson proposed building RITs first Formula racecar in 1992 they had practical goalsdesign a sleek uncomplicated car that could compete against the top collegiate race teams in the country RIT Formula Racing would exceed expectations and be in the top 10 in each of its first five

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