The University Magazine
Winter 2012-13 issue
Gifts announced this fall will help make RIT a leader in sustainable packaging and information security.
The Wegman Family Charitable Foundation and American Packaging Corp. are donating a total of $2.2 million to RIT to create the Center for Sustainable Packaging, an education and research center dedicated to the development and use of sustainable packaging. The center’s mission will be to deliver ... (more)
By Kelly Sorensen
Frank Romano has dedicated his life to the printing industry in various roles: professor, consultant, advocate and author.
RIT—where Romano has taught for 22 years and still teaches online courses—honored the world-renowned printing expert with a surprise award of appreciation during this year’s Isaiah Thomas Award in Publishing ceremony. Chris Bondy, administrative chair of RIT’s School of Media Sciences, presented Romano with ... (more)
RIT is contributing to the resurgence of Rochester with a new Center for Urban Entrepreneurship in the heart of downtown.
The former Rochester Savings Bank will serve as the home of the new center and be converted into a multi-use venue for other RIT activities.
RIT received the building at 40 Franklin St. through a donation from Rochester Historic Ventures. The university estimates ... (more)