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Saunders College graduates strike a deal during Shark Tanks 1 millionmark episode

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 2:17pm
Mon, 27 Feb 2017*** It was a wild mission to save elephants that helped two RIT Saunders College of Business alumni strike a deal on ABCs Shark Tank last week Nathan Coleman 09 marketing from Ossining NY and James Brooks 09 international business from Schenectady NY gave up 175 percent of The Elephant Pants to fashion

Global Payments executive headlines womens leadership event at RIT

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 3:41pm
Wed, 22 Feb 2017*** Jane Elliott knows from personal experience that many women receive little or no mentoring in their careers Growing up in the small town of Friendship NY she was one of them I was blue collar raised the youngest of four girls and in 1984 it was like the Dark Ages with

Explore engineering and engineering technology careers innovations and networking Feb 2025

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 4:00pm
Thu, 16 Feb 2017*** Justin Hamilton and Chris Stern alumni of RITs civil engineering program and owners of the No 1 company in Rochesters Top 100 Companies of 2016 will be featured as Innovators x26 Entrepreneurs one of several alumni sessions at RIT taking place during National Engineers Week Feb 2025 The alumni will discuss

RIT Saunders College alumni pitch business on Shark Tank Feb 24

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 3:46pm
Wed, 15 Feb 2017*** Would a mission to save elephants and a haremstyle pants apparel line have enough trunk appeal to savvy investors of the wildly popular ABC show Shark Tank Two Rochester Institute of Technology alumni from Saunders College of Business are betting their companys unique product line of The Elephant Pants will end up

RIT set to show love to its donors on Feb 14

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 5:04pm
Fri, 10 Feb 2017*** RIT is looking to spread a little extra love this Valentines Day by placing more than 500 red tags around campus to show the impact of donor support and provide the campus community an opportunity to say thanks Thank a Giver TAG Day is set to kick off this Tuesday Feb 14

RIT Venture Creations graduate signs deal with sportsentertainment behemoth Delaware North

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 5:04pm
Fri, 10 Feb 2017*** Electronicsports franchise Splyce a 2016 graduate of Rochester Institute of Technologys Venture Creations business incubator has signed a deal with Delaware North a global food service and hospitality company to enhance Delaware Norths esports offerings Delaware North headquartered in Buffalo NY owns NHL team Boston Bruins TD Garden and operates in the

How office decor led to a discovery of rich history of individualized education

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 3:57pm
Mon, 06 Feb 2017*** When Megan Walbaum an academic adviser in the School of Individualized Study contacted the RIT Archives in August 2015 she was hoping to acquire some historic photographs that could be reprinted to be hung in the office Her inquiry sparked a collaborative exhibition on the programs history which dates back to

RITNTID alumnus to perform National Anthem America the Beautiful at Super Bowl Feb 5

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 11:46am
Fri, 03 Feb 2017*** For the second time in four years Rochester Institute of Technologys National Technical Institute for the Deaf has a connection to footballs biggest game the Super Bowl This Sunday Feb 5 RITNTID alumnus Kriston Lee Pumphrey will sign the National

RIT alumnus to showcase hybrid craft with University Gallery exhibition through March 11

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 5:27pm
Thu, 02 Feb 2017*** A Rochester Institute of Technology alumnus whose career has been deeply influenced by both photography and printmaking will showcase his work at University Gallery through March Bernard C Meyers who graduated from RIT in 1977 with a BFA in photography before earning his MFA in printmaking in 1990 will exhibit Dividing Line

RIT associate professor wins early career award from international optics and photonics society

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 2:27pm
Thu, 02 Feb 2017*** Rochester Institute of Technology faculty member Nathan Cahill was named a Rising Researcher by SPIE the international society for optics and photonics for his contributions to defense and security research

RIT and Vellore Institute of Technology sign Memorandum of Understanding

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 5:08pm
Wed, 01 Feb 2017*** Rochester Institute of Technology has signed an agreement to establish a joint center with Vellore Institute of Technology VIT at its new extension campus located in Vijayawada in the capital of Andhra Pradesh India The Memorandum of Understanding in partnership with the government of Andhra Pradesh was exchanged by RIT Associate Provost

Top RIT News stories and videos for January 2017

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 5:08pm
Wed, 01 Feb 2017*** News and videos about David C Munson Jr being named as RITs next president were among the most popular last month Check out all of Januarys top stories and videos Top News Stories 1 David C Munson Jr named RITs 10th president 2 RIT alumnus named Forbes 30 Under 30 3 RIT named by US

RIT featured in Colleges that Pay You Back 2017 edition

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 2:07pm
Wed, 01 Feb 2017*** Rochester Institute of Technology is recognized by The Princeton Review in the 2017 edition of its book Colleges That Pay You Back The 200 Schools That Give You the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck The Princeton Review chose the schools based on return on investment ratings it tallied for 650 schools

Datto founder and CEO Austin McChord to give 2017 RIT commencement address

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 11:07am
Wed, 01 Feb 2017*** Austin McChord founder and CEO of the widely acclaimed technology company Datto Inc will be the keynote speaker for Rochester Institute of Technologys 132nd commencement celebration McChord an RIT alumnus who now serves on the universitys Board of Trustees will speak at the Academic Convocation set for noon May 19 in the

RITs next president David C Munson Jr introduced with high hopes

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 12:00pm
Thu, 26 Jan 2017*** RIT students faculty staff and alumni Wednesday enthusiastically welcomed the universitys 10th president David C Munson Jr who begins his new post July 1 Munson 64 who will follow retiring RIT President Bill Destler received a standing ovation when he was introduced to the community in the Gordon Field House The announcement

David C Munson Jr named RITs 10th president

Wed, 01/25/2017 - 2:50pm
Wed, 25 Jan 2017*** David C Munson Jr was introduced to the community today as Rochester Institute of Technologys 10th president Munson who will assume RITs top post July 1 was introduced by RIT Board Chair Christine Whitman at a communitywide event this morning in the Gordon Field House We believe we have identified the ideal leader

RITNTID Dyer Arts Center opens 2017 with three simultaneous exhibits

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 7:13pm
Thu, 19 Jan 2017*** The Dyer Arts Center located in Lyndon Baines Johnson Hall at Rochester Institute of Technologys National Technical Institute for the Deaf starts the new year with three exhibits opening Friday Jan 27 The first ReInvention a traveling exhibition from the Kennedy Center is designed to give visibility to the work of artists

RIT receives US Department of State grant to expand student antiterrorism initiative

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 5:02pm
Fri, 13 Jan 2017*** Its Time ExOut Extremism a Rochester Institute of Technology student project has won yet another prestigious prize The online initiative which started out as a classroom assignment has been awarded 149000 from the US Department of State to continue its campaign to counter violent extremism The latest award comes just months after

RIT experiences ingenuity at Consumer Electronics Show

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 7:20pm
Wed, 11 Jan 2017*** Laura Zigarowicz a Kodak brand manager knows that if youre a technology company looking to show off your products to the world the Consumer Electronics Show is the place to be More than 170000 tech enthusiasts gathered from around the globe to experience technology innovation spanning 25 million net square feet

RIT film and animation alumnus to receive a Technical Academy Award next month

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 6:50pm
Tue, 10 Jan 2017*** A graduate of RITs School of Film and Animation SOFA will be among those recognized for scientific and technical achievement next month when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences hands out its annual Academy Awardsalso known as the Oscars Brian Cantwell who graduated with a BFA in film and animation