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Osher at RIT offers summer classes for the 50plus learner

Tue, 06/07/2016 - 4:30pm
Tue, 07 Jun 2016*** Just because its summer vacation doesnt mean school is out Thinkers age 50 and older will be able to explore a number of fascinating programs for a discounted rate this summer at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Rochester Institute of Technology The special summer trial membership rate of 75 will allow class goers

Photo taken during Imagine RIT festival places third in contest

Thu, 06/02/2016 - 6:11pm
Thu, 02 Jun 2016*** During the 2016 Imagine RIT Innovation and Creativity Festival on May 7 Peggy Tirrell was doing what she always does during celebratory events at Rochester Institute of Technology She had her Sony Nex6 camera in hand and was taking pictures One of thema shot of a fountain with children playing on the southwest

The Raymond Corp donates forklift truck to RIT engineering college

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 2:23pm
Tue, 31 May 2016*** Theres a new tiger in RITs Brinkman Lab RIT received a new forklift truck donated by the The Raymond Corp and customdesigned with the orange and brown stripes of RIT Tigers The 4250 model is a standup compact high tech forklift used in laboratories and industry warehouse facilities to move large pallets

RIT announces new president to lead RIT Kosovo

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 6:17pm
Tue, 24 May 2016*** Rochester Institute of Technology and the American University in Kosovo Foundation AUKF announce Sharon Y Hart as president of RIT Kosovo Hart succeeds Winfred L Thompson who is retiring later this month Hart will become the first woman to lead RIT Kosovo and most recently served as president of the Northern Marianas

RIT celebrates fifth anniversary of Vignelli Center for Design Studies

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 3:17pm
Tue, 24 May 2016*** Nearly 100 Rochester Institute of Technology faculty staff students and alumni gathered in New York City on May 14 to mark the fifth anniversary of the Vignelli Center for Design Studies on the Henrietta campus The iconic work of the late Massimo Vignelli and that of his wife Lella is permanently archived

RIT graduates Use convergence to your advantage

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 2:18pm
Fri, 20 May 2016*** The workforce of the future must have a broadbased education that encourages collaboration and convergence with other people passionate about their fields That was the message shared with approximately 4000 graduating students Friday at Rochester Institute of Technologys 131st Academic Convocation by commencement speaker France A Coacuterdova a physics PhD and director

The McKean family is all RIT

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 4:46pm
Wed, 18 May 2016*** Santina Tina McKean says when she walks on the RIT campus she is a regular student not Lukes momalthough both mother and son are both graduating from the university this May It took six long years for Tina a mother of three from Scottsville NY to complete her MBA degree at Saunders

More graduates leaving RIT with two degrees or majors

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 4:46pm
Wed, 18 May 2016*** The skys the limit for most Rochester Institute of Technology graduates but not for Anthony Hennig Hes aiming even higher I would love to be an astronaut he said My goal is to support space exploration Hennig of Richmond Va has studied five years at RIT and is graduating with dual degrees a

RIT appoints two new members to Board of Trustees

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 11:12am
Tue, 10 May 2016*** Rochester Institute of Technology has appointed two new members to its Board of Trustees The new trustees each of whom are business leaders from diverse industries were announced during the RIT board meeting held on May 5 Helping to move the university forward on its strategic vision are Robert W August and

RITs President Destler announces 2017 retirement

Mon, 05/09/2016 - 11:00am
Mon, 09 May 2016*** Milestones under the leadership of President Destler RIT by the Numbers William W Destler Rochester Institute of Technologys ninth president announced today May 9 2016 that he will retire at the end of the 20162017 academic year Destlers career in higher education has spanned more than 40 years with his last decade serving

Innovation and creativity on display at 2016 Imagine RIT Festival

Sat, 05/07/2016 - 7:34pm
Sat, 07 May 2016*** Battling robots portable coffee makers glass blowing and devices to help people with mobility issues These were just some of the more than 400 exhibits on display at the ninth annual Imagine RIT Innovation and Creativity Festival The festival which showcases the work of students faculty and staff opened with Dr Destlers

RIT microelectronic engineering conference features national and international researchers in integrated photonics manufacturing trends

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 4:26pm
Fri, 06 May 2016*** Rochester Institute of Technology will host the 34th annual Microelectronic Engineering Conference featuring top researchers in nanotechnologies trends in silicon wafer production and photovoltaics development The conference which is free and open to the public takes place from 8 am to 5 pm on Tuesday May 10 in RITs Louise Slaughter Hall

RITs allfemale Formula SAE electric team competes at New Hampshire Motor Speedway May 25

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 5:39pm
Thu, 28 Apr 2016*** The first and only allfemale team to enter the national Formula Hybrid competition is a group of students from Rochester Institute of Technology Hot Wheelz Formula SAE electric race team will open its season May 25 at a competition taking place at New Hampshire Motor Speedway They are among a field of

Two RIT students win Fulbright fellowships as international scholarships continue to soar

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 11:34am
Thu, 28 Apr 2016*** As yet another demonstration of Rochester Institute of Technologys continuing ascendance when it comes to global learning experiences an RIT student and alumna have won prestigious Fulbright fellowships for the 201617 academic year and 14 others have been awarded international scholarships All will be recognized this afternoon when the Office of the

RIT selected as one of five universities to host national Climate Leadership Summit

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 5:23pm
Wed, 27 Apr 2016*** Rochester Institute of Technology will hold a Climate Leadership Summit on Saturday April 30 at the university The allday summit is free and runs from 9 am to 3 pm in RITs B Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences RIT was one of only six US locations selected to

Three video games with ties to RIT featured at PAX East Indie showcase

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 5:23pm
Wed, 27 Apr 2016*** Three video games with ties to Rochester Institute of Technology were featured at the national PAX East Indie Showcase April 2224 in Boston PAX East one of North Americas largest gaming events began in 2010 and allows video game publishers and developers to debut unreleased games and hardware on an exhibition floor

Get on the list at Walk the Moon

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 2:21pm
Wed, 27 Apr 2016*** Scott Saldinger 89 91 CIAS is hoping people shut up and get on the list at Saturdays Walk the Moon concert Saldinger is a volunteer with the Love Hope Strength Foundation which hosts bone marrow drives at concerts and festivals around the world He reached out to his alma mater to organize

Saunders CollegeJunior Achievement educate RCSD students about business April 29

Thu, 04/21/2016 - 7:05pm
Thu, 21 Apr 2016*** Saunders College of Business will go elementary at Clara Barton School No 2 on Friday April 29 The business college at Rochester Institute of Technology and Junior Achievement of Rochester are teaming up with the Rochester City School District for the allday learning marathon to educate children K6 about business economics and

2016 Alfred L Davis Distinguished Public Service Awards selected

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 3:27pm
Tue, 19 Apr 2016*** A devoted volunteer to numerous community agencies including the United Way and a graduating student whose passion is helping refugees in Rochester have been named winners of this years Alfred L Davis Distinguished Public Service Awards The awards will be given at a public ceremony at 4 pm May 11 in

Film graduate brings movement of hope to Rochester

Fri, 04/15/2016 - 5:43pm
Fri, 15 Apr 2016*** Hope can be hard to find during challenging times but its a universal concept that transcends all obstacles Marc Raco 88 a film graduate and executive producer of the Hope Is Project partnered with Villa of Hope a human service organization for families and youth to help several of its teenagers and