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Local companies with RIT connections get 1 million boost from New York state

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 2:10pm
Fri, 10 Mar 2017*** Four earlystage companies launched at Rochester Institute of Technology have received more than 1 million through New York states Minority and Womenowned Business Enterprise Investment Fund The companies have also received more than 19 million in private matching funds

Saunders College of Business ExOut Extremism at SXSW March 11

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 5:02pm
Thu, 09 Mar 2017*** Rochester Institute of Technologys Peer to Peer Challenging Extremism winners of the federal government global university challenge are headed to the popular South by Southwest SXSW conference and festival in Austin Texas

RIT evening classes canceled

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 7:32pm
Wed, 08 Mar 2017*** RIT classes those starting at 5 pm or later will be canceled this evening due to severe weather conditions Any classes currently in session will end at 5 pm There is a high wind warning for Monroe County and surrounding counties that will remain in effect until 10 pm according

RIT alumnus wins national award for undergraduate physics research

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 4:13pm
Tue, 07 Mar 2017*** A graduate of Rochester Institute of Technologys College of Science has been recognized by the American Association of Physics Teachers and the Advanced Laboratory Physics Association for his contributions as an undergraduate student researcher to RITs School of Physics and Astronomy

RIT professor helps develop detection treatment criteria for pediatric hip dysplasia

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 4:13pm
Tue, 07 Mar 2017*** Rochester Institute of Technology professor Hamad Ghazle has been nominated by the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography to serve on an expert panel developing criteria on pediatric hip dysplasia for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Ghazle will participate on the panel working on the Appropriate Use Criteria for Detection and Nonoperative

CHAIRity auction on campus for 2017 RIT United Way Campaign March 717

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 1:12pm
Tue, 07 Mar 2017*** Please take a seat Thirty ordinary chairs have been transformed into beautiful works of art and are available to the highest bidderin support of the 2017 United Way of Greater Rochester campaign The third annual CHAIRity Auction to benefit Rochester Institute of Technologys 2017 United Way Campaign runs March 717 and the

Optimism abounds at RITs Spring Career Fair

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 11:55am
Thu, 02 Mar 2017*** Rachelle Siawta and Sarah Woolf Spath are proof that Rochester Institute of Technologys career fairs connect students with employers When they were students Siawta 10 electricalmechanical engineering technology and Spath 13 mechanical engineering both were offered coops with Exelon Corp which owns and operates the Ginna Nuclear Power Plant in Ontario NY

Top RIT News stories and videos for February 2017

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 5:39pm
Wed, 01 Mar 2017*** News about two alumnis pitch on Shark Tank was the most read story last month Check out all of Februarys top stories and videos Top News Stories 1 RIT Saunders College alumni pitch business on Shark Tank Feb 24 2 RITNTID alumnus to perform National Anthem America the Beautiful at Super Bowl Feb 5 3

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