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A family first Graduating from college

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 11:54am
Thu, 03 Aug 2017*** Thousands of RIT students took the stage in the Gordon Field House in May to receive recognition as their status shifted from college student to college graduate For Leah Bockhahn Muhammad Ibraheem and Shantel Forrest crossing that stage had an even deeper meaning They became the first in their families to graduate

Celebrating 25 years of Formula Racing

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 11:54am
Thu, 03 Aug 2017*** When Lynn Bishop and William Robinson proposed building RITs first Formula racecar in 1992 they had practical goalsdesign a sleek uncomplicated car that could compete against the top collegiate race teams in the country RIT Formula Racing would exceed expectations and be in the top 10 in each of its first five

Prevet program targets small dedicated group

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 11:54am
Thu, 03 Aug 2017*** RIT students interested in veterinary school face a rigorous application process akin to the requirements of medical school These students rely upon the PreVeterinary Advisory Program to help them pursue graduate education in animal medicine The prevet program is housed in the College of Science and is open to students from any

Biomedical sciences lays foundation for all medical careers

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 11:54am
Thu, 03 Aug 2017*** Tara Snyder 17 biomedical sciences planned to go to medical school until her sophomore year at RIT She had started volunteering on the pediatric floors at the Golisano Childrens Hospital in Rochester NY and realized that she would rather pursue medical research and then go to nursing school and specialize in pediatrics I

Yinyang partners in love and business

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 11:54am
Thu, 03 Aug 2017*** Michael Murphy had to propose twice before Sau Cheng said yes The first time was in 2007 when he got down on one knee in Rochesters Highland Park Cheng took one look at the box in his hand and said You got me a promise ring how nice She finally agreed three

Alumnus bestrides the worlds of art and industry

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 11:54am
Thu, 03 Aug 2017*** Jeff Smith 93 industrial design has made a successful career straddling the realms of art and industry which makes perfect sense upon learning he spent his formative years in Buffalo NY and Parisfollowed by two Rust Belt cities in Ohio Growing up in Buffalo until age 10 his father received a transfer

Saunders graduate heads global marketing team

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 11:54am
Thu, 03 Aug 2017*** Just less than two decades ago Siddhartha Bhattacharya 02 MBA was sitting with his dad in his home in Calcutta India researching US graduate programs and deciding about where he might like to apply At that time in India the internet wasnt very popular so I had mailed 80 or 90 handwritten

Rx RIT Premed programs place students on path to become physicians

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 11:54am
Thu, 03 Aug 2017*** Dr Ryan Buckley found his passion for emergency medicine while working with RIT Ambulance He got hooked on the patients stories and the science and became a certified emergency medical technician Buckley took on leadership roles and realized that medicine was more than a hobby Initially he came to RIT to major in

Alumnus works to bring meaningful change to peoples lives in India and Dubai

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 11:54am
Thu, 03 Aug 2017*** Darshan Hiranandani was on the way to Egypt from India to vacation with his family when they stopped in Dubai United Arab Emirates Hiranandani 02 03 management information systems MBA had earlier returned to Mumbai after graduation to work at Hiranandani Group his familys real estate business and Indias largest residential developer In

Graduate finds strength through bodybuilding

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 11:54am
Thu, 03 Aug 2017*** Alexandra Dunek 14 professional and technical communication has been through a lot mentally emotionally and physically Now the 27yearold deaf bodybuilder and fitness writer from Mount Laurel NJ is sharing her story of struggle and triumph to help inspire others who may be going through trying times of their own Through her Instagram

Saunders honored for impact on student success

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 11:54am
Thu, 03 Aug 2017*** Contributions to RIT from E Philip Saunders are well known The serial entrepreneur and philanthropist has a business college in his namewhere he notably established two annual fouryear academic scholarships for a high school student in Livingston County NY who wants to major in business and pursue an education they can

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