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Senior VP Dr. James Watters discusses the Better Me program

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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RIT Hidden Benefits

I recently bought a new home computer. I was offered various deals for software like Microsoft Office. I smiled and politely said no thank you. The next day I paid a visit to the Digital Den in the SAU and bought Microsoft Office for under $20.

What great benefits we have here at RIT. Did you know that you can shop at BJ’s in Henrietta and receive membership pricing? Just present your RIT ID card to the person at the membership desk. You will be given a membership card to use during that shopping trip.

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We've Moved to the SAU!

Please join the Student Learning Support and Assessment Cluster, English Language Center, Staff Council and Ombuds Offices for an Open House in our new space.

Staff Council will be have giveaways and we'll all enjoy the food generously provided by Learning Support Services.

Hope to see you there!

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Bikes on Campus

If you decide to follow President Destler's and Rebecca Johnson's example and ride your bike to or on campus you can check out the recommended bike routes. These routes even include how to get back to the office or your parked car (if applicable). RIT's Parking and Transportation Services has information about the bicycle program on their website that includes campus bike routes, safety tips, FAQs and other links.

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