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RIT Big Shot team makes final preparations to light Churchill Downs Saturday night

Wed, 09/30/2015 - 2:38pm
Wed, 30 Sep 2015*** Organizers of Rochester Institute of Technologys 31st Big Shot are coming down the homestretch on preparations for one of the more technically challenging nighttime community photography projects the team has encountered The technical hurdles stem from producing a photograph of a landmark the size and architectural distinction of Churchill Downs home of

Thousands of students prepared for RIT Career Fair

Mon, 09/28/2015 - 11:17am
Mon, 28 Sep 2015*** More than 250 companies and agencies seeking skilled employees are attending the 2015 Career Fair Wednesday at Rochester Institute of Technology from 10 am to 4 pm in the Gordon Field House More than 4500 RIT students and alumni are expected to attend the event which allows them to meet prospective employers

Deaf hiphop artist RIT alumnus Sean Forbes to perform at RIT Oct 9

Wed, 09/23/2015 - 3:51pm
Wed, 23 Sep 2015*** Deaf hiphop artist and Rochester Institute of Technology graduate Sean Forbes returns to RITs National Technical Institute for the Deaf to perform his show Deaf and Loud at 730 pm Friday Oct 9 in Panara Theatre Tickets for the concert are 10 and can be purchased beginning this Saturday at the

NASAs Langley Research Center leader Clayton Turner opens RIT 2015 Deans Speaker Series

Mon, 09/21/2015 - 12:22pm
Mon, 21 Sep 2015*** Clayton Turner NASAs deputy director of Langley Research Center will open the 2015 Deans Alumni Speaker Series at 1230 pm on Thursday Sept 24 in the Xerox Auditorium located in the Kate Gleason College of Engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology The RIT electrical engineering alumnus will discuss his college and career

Local RITNTID alumna directs Camp Mark Seven video debuting on Peoplecom

Fri, 09/18/2015 - 11:27am
Fri, 18 Sep 2015*** A music video generating lots of buzz in both the deaf and hearing communities locally and nationally made its debut Sept 16 on the Peoplecom website Home performed by

RIT to test emergency alert system Sept 20

Thu, 09/17/2015 - 2:10pm
Thu, 17 Sep 2015*** RIT will conduct a test of RIT Alert the emergency notification system at approximately 4 pm Sunday Sept 20 The test message will read quotTest This is a test of RIT Alert the Emergency Notification System NO ACTION IS NEEDED This is only a test The test will include the following communication

RIT Cares brings alumni together for a global day of community service

Tue, 09/08/2015 - 11:27am
Tue, 08 Sep 2015*** Rochester Institute of Technology alumni volunteers will embrace their tiger pride and team up for an international day of community service on Sept 12 RIT Cares is a joint effort between the Alumni Association and alumni chapters to reconnect with alumni through a variety of community service projects From helping out food

How to get your RIT news

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 2:09pm
Thu, 27 Aug 2015*** RIT University News Services offers these ways to keep up with campus news and events and more this academic year News x26 Events Daily Sign up for this newsletter which arrives in your email Monday through Friday with the latest stories videos photos and calendar listings See past issues at ritedunewsnandedailyphp

Top RIT News stories from the summer

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 1:51pm
Wed, 26 Aug 2015*** Welcome back to RIT While many students faculty and staff were away during the summer months much was happening on campus Here are some stories you may have missed RIT announces investments in MAGIC Spell Studios aimed at spurring growth of local digital media industry On July 9 RIT announced 12 million

Osher at RIT hosts preview sessions of fall classes for people 50 and beyond Aug 24

Tue, 08/11/2015 - 12:59pm
Tue, 11 Aug 2015*** With a new school year come new classes Thinkers age 50 and beyond who live in the Greater Rochester area will be able to explore a number of fascinating courses and programs this fall at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Rochester Institute of Technology Osher is holding a preview session of fall classes

Crush turns into love at homecoming

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 3:17pm
Tue, 04 Aug 2015*** Bonnie Harriman 06 graphic design almost didnt attend Brick City Homecoming x26 Family Weekend in 2011 She had just landed a new job in Manhattan and was preparing to move Then her car broke down But she hadnt been back to RIT since she graduated and many of her volleyball teammates were

Saldinger honored for outstanding volunteer work

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 3:17pm
Tue, 04 Aug 2015*** After cohelming one of the largest RIT alumni chapters for the last nine years and leading the charge on two Big Shot projects Scott Saldinger 91 film and video will see his extensive volunteer work recognized Saldinger will receive the RIT Volunteer of the Year award at the Presidents Alumni Ball on

Brenneman named Outstanding Alumnus of 2015

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 3:17pm
Tue, 04 Aug 2015*** After Andrew Brenneman graduated he made an effort to stay in contact with RITNTID Brenneman 86 88 accounting business management was the first deaf alumnus to serve on the RIT Board of Trustees He served on the NTID National Advisory Group and the Alumni Campaign Leadership Committee for NTID He was NTIDs Distinguished

Graduate masters art of oil business

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 3:17pm
Tue, 04 Aug 2015*** When Clancy Cottman was a student at RIT he made art from scratch through his photography Today he builds wealth from scratch in the oil and gas business Cottman 77 fine art photography has started four oil and gas companies from the ground up since he worked a summer in the early

Alumnus part of Pulitzer Prizewinning team

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 3:17pm
Tue, 04 Aug 2015*** When David Carson was a high school student in the Boston area he admired the work of Boston Globe and Pulitzer Prizewinning photographer Stan Grossfeld Thats why when the aspiring photojournalist looked for colleges his first choice was RIT I thought Stan Grossfeld went to RIT Its got to be a good

Grad makes career pulling off the impossible

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 3:17pm
Tue, 04 Aug 2015*** A few months before the iPad became available in 2010 Apple asked Time Inc to sign a confidentiality agreement so Time could have a prerelease iPad on which to develop a magazine app The CEO of Time Inc at the time said Do you think a building full of journalists could keep

Couple takes big step with tiny house

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 3:17pm
Tue, 04 Aug 2015*** Tim and Shannon Soine graduated from college bought a 1600squarefoot home got married and filled it with stuff But Shannon always thought about taking a nontraditional approach to the American dream First she suggested to Tim 07 13 telecommunications engineering technology MBA that they sell their threebedroom house and build a yurt

Alumnus recognized as rising star in print industry

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 3:17pm
Tue, 04 Aug 2015*** A quick glance at Nick Gawreluks 13 print media resume would probably lead you to believe hes a print industry veteran rather than a 23yearold just starting his career He has the education graduating with honors from RITs College of Imaging Arts and Sciences He has the experience working for five print

Risk pays off for graduates travel business

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 3:17pm
Tue, 04 Aug 2015*** Aiyana Mathews 02 printing management and technology has always had a penchant for travel Now its her business Mathews is the founder and CEO of GardnerMathews Travel Concierge which is based in her hometown of Atlanta She started her business in 2010 and has been able to stand out from the competition

Fun with puns turns into Bobs Burgers cookbook

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 3:17pm
Tue, 04 Aug 2015*** Mix together a love of puns a dash of culinary curiosity and some engineering knowhow and what do you get In the case of Cole Bowden 13 mechanical engineering you might just get your very own Bobs Burgers cookbook Bobs Burgers is an animated sitcom on Fox revolving around Bob Belcher and