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  • Wednesday, April 13, 2011

    Do you know what RIT Recreation has to offer?  The recreation facilities at RIT provide opportunities for a variety of activities.  Picture yourself taking a walk on the nature trails, enjoying a game of tennis, playing basketball or racquetball, going for a swim, working out in the fitness center, or relaxing in the sauna.  There is something for everyone!  All you need is your RIT ID for access, and you’re on your way to enjoying a healthy and active lifestyle.  

  • Wednesday, April 6, 2011

    Today's "Better Me" Inspirational Story is from Laurie Clayton.  Laurie works in the Student Learning Outcomes Assessment Office of Academic Affairs. I do not know Laurie personally but when we started running this series a few people suggested we contact Laurie and ask her to share her story. 

  • Thursday, March 31, 2011
    Story Photo

    Save the date: This year’s Staff Appreciation Day & Community Picnic is Wednesday, May 25th.

    This year's picnic will include the “Bob Howie Memorial Classic Car Display”, Mini-Golf, and a Photo Booth. RITchie will also be there and there will be lots of fun, food, and friends! Join us in the Gordon Field House from 11AM-2PM.

     

  • Thursday, March 31, 2011

    Today's Better Me Inspirational Story is courtesy of Kathleen Martin. Kathleen has been with RIT for 35 years; the first 23 of which were with NTID.

    I always thought Kathleen was a great professional role model ever since my first day here at RIT.  Kathleen facilitated the new hire session I attended when I started. She also impressed me the day she presented at Staff Council last year. Not only does she do everything with class and elegance she does it with a smile.  She is a very knowledgeable and engaging speaker who signs her own presentations.  

  • Thursday, March 24, 2011
    Photo of Dr. Watters speaking at the opening ceremony for Global Village

    Recently I sat down for an interview with Dr. James Watters, RIT’s Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration, to talk about the Better Me program that he’s championed since it was introduced to the RIT community in 2007. Better Me is an employee wellness initiative which aims to “create a culture of health and wellness” by providing health education and a variety of resources to faculty and staff. I asked Dr.

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