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Honored to be RIT president

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 11:54am
Thu, 03 Aug 2017*** Students thrive in a culture of intellectual curiosity especially when it is possible to turn that curiosity into action So when my wife Nancy and I attended our first Imagine RIT Innovation and Creativity Festival in May it left an inspiring impression as we begin our first year at RIT We observed

Bower named Outstanding Alumnus of 2017

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 11:54am
Thu, 03 Aug 2017*** Brooks Bower 74 printing attributes much of his success to RIT The chairman and CEO of Papercone Corp said that the education he received at RIT helped him learn how to be a handson manager Living nearly 3000 miles away from his home in San Francisco taught him responsibility and how to

Osher at RIT offers previewregistration of fall classes for the 50plus learner Aug 1415

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 7:58pm
Mon, 31 Jul 2017*** Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Rochester Institute of Technology celebrates 30 years this October once again proving Its Never Too Late to Learn Classes in the arts history literature music sciences writing and more are available for thinkers ages 50 and beyond in the Greater Rochester area And this fall new members

Nathaniel Rochester Society celebrates 50 years

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 12:26pm
Tue, 25 Jul 2017*** The Nathaniel Rochester Society celebrated its 50th anniversary July 20 and honored Joseph M Lobozzo II as the 2017 NRS Award recipient The mission of the Nathaniel Rochester Society is to develop friends and ambassadors to promote and support RIT The society started after an influential band of RIT supporters led the

RITNTID names Student Life Team director

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 5:05pm
Wed, 12 Jul 2017*** Rochester Institute of Technologys National Technical Institute for the Deaf has named Marvin Tim Albert of Columbus Ohio as director of the colleges Student Life Team Albert has

RITNTID names first director of diversity and inclusion

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 4:49pm
Tue, 11 Jul 2017*** Stephanie Smith Albert has been named the first director of diversity and inclusion at Rochester Institute of Technologys National Technical Institute for the Deaf Albert has more than

Michael Eastman named associate dean of RITs College of Applied Science and Technology

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 4:34pm
Mon, 10 Jul 2017*** Three faculty were appointed to leadership positions in RITs College of Applied Science and Technology Michael Eastman was named associate dean of the college James Lee will serve as acting department head for the colleges electrical computer and telecommunications engineering technology ECTET programs and Maureen Valentine becomes interim department chair of

RITs University Gallery set to host lifespanning selection of wildlife artist Arthur Singer

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 5:02pm
Wed, 21 Jun 2017*** An exhibition highlighting a lifespanning selection of illustrations and paintings by wildlife artist Arthur Singer 19171990 will adorn Rochester Institute of Technologys University Gallery beginning in August Arthur Singer The Wildlife Art of an American Master flies into the RIT gallery located inside the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences James E

Joseph M Lobozzo II to receive prestigious Nathaniel Rochester Society award June 20

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 3:03pm
Fri, 16 Jun 2017*** Joseph M Lobozzo II founder of JML Optical Industries Inc is the recipient of the 2017 NRS Award the highest honor given by Rochester Institute of Technologys Nathaniel Rochester Society Lobozzo 95 Executive MBA will receive the award on June 20 at the societys annual Summer Gala which will be held at

RIT appoints new member to Board of Trustees

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 5:56pm
Fri, 26 May 2017*** Rochester Institute of Technology appointed the newest member of its Board of Trustees during a board meeting held on May 4 Hyacinth Hope V Drummond an RIT alumna who earned her Bachelor of Science in business administrationmarketing from RIT in 1991 will help guide the university toward achieving the goals of its

Company founded by RIT alumni makes Brazils Top 100 startups list

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 5:37pm
Thu, 25 May 2017*** UNA Smart touted by developers as an innovative way to brew coffee and tea anywhere and anytime and created by five Rochester Institute of Technology alumni was recently named to Brazils Top 100 startups list by 100 Open Startups and WenovateOpen Innovation Center UNA Smart cracked the top 100 among the

The biggest lesson is teamwork

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 5:10pm
Tue, 23 May 2017*** Brian Lopipero and Deborah Stamps come from different career pathsand different citiesyet both are on the same cohort team while pursuing their online Executive MBA degrees at Saunders College of Business Lopipero 10 packaging science from Syracuse NY was a Ritchie a cellist with the RIT Orchestra and is an active alumnus

Success awaits hardworking and persistent RIT graduates

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 4:29pm
Fri, 19 May 2017*** Less than a decade after graduating a successful Rochester Institute of Technology alumnus returned to campus today to give the commencement speech to some 3500 graduates including 32 students who earned PhDs An honorary degree was also conferred upon a key figure in the establishment of RIT Croatia Success did not come

Outstanding students faculty and alumni recognized at Division of Diversity and Inclusions Celebration of Excellence

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 3:23pm
Mon, 15 May 2017*** The Rochester Institute of Technology community gathered to celebrate some of the universitys greatest proponents of diversity and inclusion at A Celebration of Excellence on May 3 The Division of Diversity x26 Inclusion hosted the inaugural award ceremony and presented Beacon Awards to three studentsMaria Smith Rashik Sikder and Brendan Johnas well

RIT student entrepreneur wins first place at New York State Business Plan Competition

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 3:23pm
Mon, 15 May 2017*** Kailey Bradt a student in RITs Master of Science in product development program from Corning NY won first place and 10000 in the Products category at the eighth annual New York Business Plan Competition sponsored by SUNY Polytechnic Institute

NASA astronaut photography gets big boost from RIT students and faculty

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 1:42pm
Thu, 11 May 2017*** An informal collaboration among RIT students alumni and professors culminated in a meeting last week at NASAs Johnson Space Center in Houston Kevin Moser an imaging science student from Rochester Minn and RIT alumnus Peter A Blacksberg 75 photography made the trip south to meet with the heads of various NASA departments

A decade of innovation and creativity engages thousands at Imagine RIT

Sun, 05/07/2017 - 9:50am
Sat, 06 May 2017*** The 10th Imagine RIT Innovation and Creativity Festival drew big crowds despite cool and rainy weather Parking lots and exhibits were crowded as tens of thousands came to experience nearly 400 exhibits in science technology engineering fine arts and mathematics including student research projects and displays organized by campus clubs In the

RIT featured among Colleges that Create Futures

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 5:39pm
Wed, 03 May 2017*** Rochester Institute of Technology is featured in the 2017 edition of The Princeton Reviews Colleges That Create Futures 50 Schools That Launch Careers by Going Beyond the Classroom Out of nearly 1000 colleges that The Princeton Review considered for this book the 50 schools that made the cut comprise only about 2

RIT Venture Creations teams win big at Rochester Venture Challenge competition

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 2:34pm
Wed, 03 May 2017*** Two clients of the Venture Creations Business Incubator at Rochester Institute of Technology have won the top two prizes at the 2017 Rochester Venture Challenge business competition hosted by High Tech Rochester The winners were announced during the Celebration of Entrepreneurship Luncheon on April 27 at Hyatt Regency Hotel Rochester First placeEmpire

RITNTID alumna is featured Lyon lecture presenter

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 5:44pm
Tue, 25 Apr 2017*** Sasha Lakshmi Ponappa a graduate of Rochester Institute of Technologys National Technical Institute for the Deaf will present Finding Social Justice a Meaningful Home in Academia from 7 to 9 pm on Monday May 1 in the colleges CSDStudent Development Center 13001310 as part of the Lyon Memorial Lectureship Series Her lecture