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50 million moment

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 4:27pm
Fri, 26 Jan 2018*** The guesses started streaming in after RIT officials said there would be historic news announced on Dec 13 RIT will be switching back to quarters We are getting a football team The school colors are changing Students faculty staff and alumni gasped and then cheered when they heard the real announcement A 2009 alumnus is

Chills thrills and surprises The Wonderful World of Oz comes to RITNTID

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 3:52pm
Wed, 24 Jan 2018*** The performing arts department at Rochester Institute of Technologys National Technical Institute for the Deaf presents The Wonderful World of Oz April 1922 with encore performances June 28July 1 in celebration of NTIDs 50th anniversary reunion celebration The production will be held in the Robert F Panara Theatre Lyndon Baines Johnson

RIT offers online graduate program in product development and manufacturing leadership

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 12:39pm
Tue, 23 Jan 2018*** Engineers scientists technical managers and other professionals looking to move into mid and seniorlevel management positions in hightech industries can attain the needed product development and leadership skills through programs offered at Rochester Institute of Technology RIT is hosting a webinar Engineering Leadership Programs at RIT from noon to 1 pm on

Top RIT News stories and videos for 2017

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 2:41pm
Thu, 11 Jan 2018*** What a year RIT had some great news to share in 2017 Among the top stories are the 50 million gift from Austin McChord and the announcement of David Munson as RIT39s 10th president See 201739s top stories and videos below Stories 1 Alumnus gives RIT 50 million to foster entrepreneurship and cybersecurity 2 David

Top RIT News stories and videos for December 2017

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 2:58pm
Wed, 03 Jan 2018*** Check out all of Decembers most popular stories below 1 Alumnus gives RIT 50 million to foster entrepreneurship and cybersecurity 2 RIT professor launches tabletop games to enhance peoples understanding of religion 3 A history of philanthropy for RIT 4 RIT professor among first to use James Webb Space Telescope during its inaugural run 5 Telecommunications

Baby shark alert RIT alumnae write and illustrate childrens book for shark lovers

Mon, 12/18/2017 - 11:10am
Mon, 18 Dec 2017*** Rochester Institute of Technology alumna and selfdescribed shark whisperer Tamra Werner shares her love for the ocean in her debut childrens book Kolis Birthday Adventure Koli the Great White Shark The factually based story unfolds with the birth of Koli a great white pup and the lessons he must learn to survive

Alumnus gives RIT 50 million to foster entrepreneurship and cybersecurity

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 3:13pm
Wed, 13 Dec 2017*** A 2009 alumnus has given Rochester Institute of Technology 50 million the largest donation ever made to the university and one of the largest ever in the region The unprecedented gift comes from Austin McChord founder and CEO of Datto a Connecticutbased data protection company with engineering and support offices in downtown

Learn more about RITs entrepreneurial ecosystem leadership in cybersecurity and donor Austin McChord

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 3:13pm
Wed, 13 Dec 2017*** About Innovation and Entrepreneurship at RIT RIT provides a unique multidisciplinary ecosystem aimed at promoting and supporting innovation and entrepreneurial endeavors of its students faculty and staff That network includes The Albert J Simone Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship which offers interdisciplinary curriculum experiential learning through the Student Incubator coaching access to the

Danielle Ponder and the Tomorrow People poet Reenah Golden to perform at RITs Expressions of Kings Legacy Jan 25

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 2:26pm
Mon, 11 Dec 2017*** Danielle Ponder and the Tomorrow People a critically acclaimed soul band from Rochester will be the featured performers at the 2018 Expressions of Kings Legacy event at Rochester Institute of Technology BET News host and CNN political contributor Marc Lamont Hill will deliver the keynote address and local poet Reenah Golden

Civil engineering technology students recognized at annual construction management competition

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 7:38pm
Tue, 05 Dec 2017*** For the second year in a row Rochester Institute of Technology civil engineering technology undergraduates took top placements at the annual Associated Schools of Construction ASC Region I student construction management competition RIT which fielded four teams for the event that took place in November in Albany NY had its DesignBuild

Top RIT News stories for November 2017

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 1:23pm
Mon, 04 Dec 2017*** Check out all of Novembers most popular stories below Top News Stories 1 New RITinspired beer crafted by Three Heads Brewing to hit shelves Nov 10 2 Top 10 US colleges battle at National Collegiate Penetration Testing Competition 3 Theme park ride designer nabs dream job 4 Monster colliding black holes might lurk on the edge

RIT Kosovo and National Gallery in Kosovo host Unearthing a lost alphabet

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 9:14am
Fri, 01 Dec 2017*** RIT Kosovo AUK and The National Gallery in Kosovo Galeria e Arteve e Kosoves are hosting a unique exhibition that unearths a lost Albanian alphabet Evetari Ringjallja e AlfabetitUnearthing a lost alphabet will be debuting in an opening reception today at 6 pm at The National Gallery in Kosovo RIT Kosovo alumnus

Couple turns cider mill into destination

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 12:40pm
Tue, 21 Nov 2017*** Bill and Brenda Michaels like to tell people that they have three children and their oldest child is never going to leave the house That oldest child is their business Fly Creek Cider Mill x26 Orchard in Central New York The couple recently published a cookbook to celebrate the cider mills

Graduates career takes an unexpected swing

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 12:40pm
Tue, 21 Nov 2017*** In 2009 Ryan Steenberg graduated from RIT with a masters degree in medical illustration Seven years later Steenberg was runnerup in the 2016 World Long Drive Championship How does a medical illustrator become a champion at driving golf balls The answer is part timing mixed with a little luck and a love

GIS alumnus successfully sustaining his career

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 12:40pm
Tue, 21 Nov 2017*** When first identifying where he would focus his education and ultimately his career Mike Waller 16 sustainability thought photovoltaicsthe technology that powers solar cells into energywould fuel his path forward I thoughtand still doits an amazing technology said Waller a native of Greece NY But since the only thing that really matters

Alumna crafts career in fresh food industry

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 12:40pm
Tue, 21 Nov 2017*** Michele Conklin Williams 94 has had a career as colorful and varietal as the flavorful salads produced by Taylor Farms one of the top US companies in the fresh food industry As the companys vice president of sales and new product development she coordinates the multistep process of bringing an idea

Theme park ride designer nabs dream job

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 12:40pm
Tue, 21 Nov 2017*** David Swerzenski has always had one career goalwork in the theme park industry Days after graduating from RIT Swerzenski 17 mechanical engineering accomplished it He began working on a project management team in the Engineering and Safety Division at Universal Creative the research and development group responsible for designing rides and attractions

Knowledge is power says the mayor of Dubrovnik

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 12:40pm
Tue, 21 Nov 2017*** Thirtyfiveyearold Mato Frankovic a political candidate from HDZ Hrvatska Demokratska ZajednicaCroatian Democratic Union was appointed to a fouryear term as mayor of Dubrovnik after winning the election in his hometown last June He said what set him apart in the raceand from his predecessorswas his leadership skills as a team player An

Reunion visit results in legacy student

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 7:54pm
Tue, 21 Nov 2017*** An unplanned tour of campus during last years Brick City Homecoming x26 Family Weekend is the reason Daniel Tosti is a thirdgeneration student at RIT Daniel tagged along with this dad Mike 86 computer engineering to Mikes 30th college reunion last year Daniel a high school senior at the time in Los

RIT gives alumnus and his sons an edge

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 7:54pm
Tue, 21 Nov 2017*** Growing up in the Philadelphia area Andrew Athias was surrounded by a close group of his fathers friends whom he considered aunts and uncles It wasnt until he was older that he realized they werent actually related Their connectionRIT Practically everyone I met growing up who was an adult was an RIT