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RITNTID forms performing arts advisory committee

Thu, 03/17/2016 - 1:55pm
Thu, 10 Mar 2016*** The performing arts program at Rochester Institute of Technologys National Technical Institute for the Deaf announced the launch of an advisory committee to strengthen support and advise NTIDs theater program The committee will engage in community outreach promote greater community involvement in theater increase opportunities for student participation and promote American

Allfemale racing team builds community curriculum connectionsoh yearand a car

Tue, 03/08/2016 - 2:03pm
Tue, 08 Mar 2016*** When RIT students arrive at the Formula Hybrid competition at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway in May they will make history The 38 women will be the first and only allfemale team at the event hosted by the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College They will compete in the electrical division

Meet College of Science Distinguished Alumnus Eric Kuckhoff

Mon, 03/07/2016 - 4:56pm
Mon, 07 Mar 2016*** Chemistry is something that Eric Kuckhoff 84 knows well It isnt just the science behind polymers and reaction rates that this years Distinguished Alumnus from the College Science and president of the Alumni Association Board of Directors has mastered but the delicate chemistry of business as well In 2002 Kuckhoff started his

Eric Kuckhoff named president of Alumni Association

Mon, 03/07/2016 - 4:56pm
Mon, 07 Mar 2016*** Eric Kuckhoff 84 chemistry is the new president of the Alumni Association Kuckhoff assumed this position on Jan 1 As president of the Alumni Association he leads the Alumni Association Board of Directors and serves a twoyear term as the board representative to the Board of Trustees The function of the Alumni Association

RITNTID alumnus returns to campus for twoday photography book signing event

Fri, 03/04/2016 - 12:50pm
Fri, 04 Mar 2016*** Willy Conley has spent the past 25 years sharing his talents in photography acting directing and writing with nearly everyone he comes in contact with The artist educator and graduate of Rochester Institute of Technologys National Technical Institute for the Deaf returns to campus this month to deliver a book presentation

Meet Kate Gleason College of Engineering Distinguished Alumnus

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 6:35pm
Wed, 02 Mar 2016*** Service and volunteerism is just a way of life for Wayne Plewniak 83 It is important to get involved give back Plewniak said Change and improvement in the world doesnt happen unless you get involved Plewniak is this years Distinguished Alumnus from the Kate Gleason College of Engineering and will be honored during

Thousands of students attend RITs Spring Career Fair

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 6:35pm
Wed, 02 Mar 2016*** Nicholas DAvanzo a secondyear biomedical engineering major from Newton NJ was one of more than 4000 Rochester Institute of Technology students and alumni who dressed in business attire carried their resumes and attended the RIT Spring Career Fair on Wednesday DAvanzo waited patiently in line to speak with a representative from the

Meet College of Health Sciences and Technology Distinguished Alumna

Tue, 03/01/2016 - 12:16pm
Wed, 24 Feb 2016*** Dr Diana Badillo 00 has saved many lives throughout her career but not always with medicine After graduating from RITs physician assistant program Badillo born and raised in Brooklyn returned to the New York City area to treat patients at a mens homeless shelter I worked with the chronic homeless Badillo said These

Osher at RIT hosts preview session of spring term classes March 21

Tue, 03/01/2016 - 12:16pm
Mon, 22 Feb 2016*** Curious minds will find a number of fascinating programs at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Rochester Institute of Technology during their sneak peek of spring classes for thinkers ages 50 and beyond A preview session for interested Greater Rochester area participants will be held from 10 to 1130 am March 21 at

Elizabeth Robertson NASA propulsion engineer discusses career options during RITs Engineers Week programming

Tue, 03/01/2016 - 12:16pm
Thu, 18 Feb 2016*** Elizabeth Robertson NASAs deputy chief engineer for propulsion systems engineering and integration will anchor a week of events during the 2016 Engineers Week at Rochester Institute of Technology from Feb 2127 Her presentation takes place at 1230 pm on Thursday Feb 25 in Ingle Auditorium in RITs Student Alumni Union A

Meet Saunders College of Business Distinguished Alumnus Henry Navas

Tue, 03/01/2016 - 12:16pm
Wed, 17 Feb 2016*** As a member of RITs Board of Trustees and a lifelong learner 2016 Saunders College of Business Distinguished Alumnus Henry Navas 74 77 is keenly focused on the education of all those who attend RIT and perhaps even more so of those who have since graduated Education cannot end when you get

Meet GCCIS Distinguished Alumnus Tad Hunt

Tue, 03/01/2016 - 12:16pm
Wed, 10 Feb 2016*** While Exablox cofounder and former chief technology officer Tad Hunt 97 is certainly proud of the technology he built at the startup that revolutionized data storage by making it scalable the team he built there is perhaps his biggest accomplishment The dream of every good founder is to build such a great

RIT hosts Thank A Giver TAG Day on Feb 10

Tue, 03/01/2016 - 12:16pm
Tue, 09 Feb 2016*** With Valentines Day right around the corner its the perfect time to share the love and thank the thousands of donors who enhance student life at RIT The Fund for RIT will host the universitys third annual Thank A Giver TAG Day from 1130 am to 2 pm on Wednesday in the

Distinguished Alumnus successful Nike designer

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 2:37pm
Wed, 03 Feb 2016*** Nikes Vice President of Design Innovation Eric Avar 90 grew up with a mechanical engineer father and fine artist mother but did not know a marriage of the two disciplines could exist beyond his parents union until he came to RIT I had no idea what industrial design or product design was

RIT featured in Princeton Review book Colleges That Pay You Back 2016 Edition

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 11:37am
Wed, 03 Feb 2016*** Rochester Institute of Technology is being recognized by The Princeton Review for being one of the nations best colleges for students seeking a superb education with great career preparation and at an affordable price The educationservices company features RIT in the justpublished 2016 edition of its book Colleges That Pay You

2016 Imagine RIT exhibit proposals now accepted

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 5:09pm
Mon, 01 Feb 2016*** Proposals for exhibits performances and demonstrations for this years Imagine RIT Innovation and Creativity Festival are now being accepted Last year more than 2800 exhibitors and 400 exhibits were featured at the festival Rochester Institute of Technologys largest showcase featuring the innovation and creativity that happens on campus Tens of thousands of

RITs online programs score well in US News World Report rankings

Tue, 01/12/2016 - 10:01am
Tue, 12 Jan 2016*** Rochester Institute of Technologys online graduate programs in business and engineering continue to be among the best in the nation The 2016 US News x26 World Report Best Online Programs rankings released earlier today ranked two of RITs colleges 31st in the nation for Best Online MBA Program offered by Saunders College of

RITs national Carnegie Classification changed to Doctoral University

Mon, 01/04/2016 - 6:27pm
Mon, 04 Jan 2016*** Its official Rochester Institute of Technology is now considered a doctoral university by the leading national classification of US colleges and universities The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education has changed RIT from Masters Comprehensive to Doctoral University Limited Research Activity This change occurs when a university graduates more

Hot Wheelz goes electric

Fri, 12/11/2015 - 3:43pm
Thu, 10 Dec 2015*** Hot Wheelz wants to become RITs first allfemale race team at the next SAE Formula Hybrid electric competition To compete they needed 100000 sponsors and space to build their car Jennifer Smith and Maura Chmielowiec are meeting these challenges The fifthyear mechanical engineering majors are team managers leading 35 enthusiastic firsttofifthyear female students

Film featuring RIT talent scores win at Red Nation Film Festival

Wed, 12/09/2015 - 3:30pm
Wed, 09 Dec 2015*** A film featuring a contemporary interpretation of the ancient Iroquois creation story created by Rochester Institute of Technology faculty students and alumni working collaboratively with community partners has been recognized by a leading film festival The Iroquois Creation Story won the top prize in the category of live short subject and animated