Eastman Kodak Company announced a $1 million disbursement from the company’s Rochester economic development fund in support of RIT’s Golisano Institute for Sustainability. The funding supports a Kodak Lab for Collaborative Research, as well as scholarship, equipment and operations at the sustainability institute.
The announcement was made at the kick-off of the 2010 Summer Mathematics Institute Teachers Workshop held at RIT. Kodak is a co-sponsor of the workshop, organized by RIT’s School of Mathematical Sciences, which immersed about 60 area high school teachers in panels and sessions that link their mathematics instruction with college and industrial math needs. Retired and current Kodak researchers participated in the workshop.
Kodak’s support for the sustainability institute comes from a $15 million economic development fund created by Kodak leadership in 2003 to support area economic growth initiatives. This final contribution completes disbursements from the Kodak fund.