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August 8, 2013
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Hospitality major Elizabeth Prater volunteered at the PGA Championship in Pittsford. more »
Today’s Top Stories
Tourism programs are among best in the nation
RIT’s hospitality and tourism programs are among “the 20 best tourism degree programs” in the nation, according to a new ranking by TheBestSchools.org, an independent organization that rates colleges in a variety of degree programs. more »

Professor named to journal editorial board
David Messinger, director of the Digital Imaging and Remote Sensing Laboratory at the Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science, was invited to join the editorial board for Optical Engineering, the journal of the International Society for Optics and Photonics. more »

Info session for prospective adult learners on Aug. 13
The Adult and Continuing Education Connection will be held 5-7 p.m. Aug. 13 in the Bausch & Lomb Center. The session is helpful for those looking to update professional skills, complete a graduate or undergraduate college degree part time, or change career paths. more »

RIT & RGHS Alliance
Rochester General partners with Mayo Clinic
Rochester General Health System has entered into an expanded relationship with the Mayo Medical Laboratory, a division of the Mayo Clinic, giving RGHS access to the Mayo Clinic’s innovative tools and resources. RIT and RGHS collaborate on educational and research programs. more »

Featured Video
story photoCollege & Careers program at RIT
College & Careers are two-day conferences offered in July and August for prospective students. The informational open houses include an overnight in the dorms and programs for parents. watch video »

Tiger Hockey
Former Tiger Pinizzotto joins NHL’s Panthers
Former men’s hockey standout Steve Pinizzotto signed a one-year deal with the Florida Panthers of the National Hockey League on Monday. He played the 2012–2013 season with the Vancouver Canucks. more »

RIT in the News
Brighton-Pittsford Post
College Baseball: Burns gets game on track in RCBL
Michael Burns, fourth-year accounting major, featured more »

Deaf rapper, 'Switched at Birth' actors now mainstream stars
Sean Forbes ’08 (multidisciplinary studies) featured and Matt Hamill ’99 (electromechanical technology) mentioned more »

Outdoor Photographer
Keeping It Real With HDR
Mark Fairchild, associate dean and professor of color science, quoted more »

The Florida Times-Union
Working on the First Coast: Legal Art Works draws up images for tough cases
Jeff Davis ’06 (MFA, medical illustration) featured more »

Henrietta Post
RIT named among best undergraduate universities by Princeton Review
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Henrietta Post
RIT to hold Adult and Continuing Education Connection information session
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National Public Radio
How Spring Break Changed My Life
Guest essay by Chloe Coleman ’13 (professional photographic illustration); Keith McManus, professor in School of Photographic Arts and Sciences, featured more »

Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
Peace Partners Massage: Chair massages, until 3 p.m. today, Global Village, room 2290 (sign up)

SCCA Autocross: 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Aug. 11, G, H and F lots

Blood drive: For faculty and staff, 8:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Aug. 12, Gordon Field House (schedule appointment)

Part-time Study Connection: Private meeting with adviser for individuals interested in part-time study, 5–7 p.m. Aug. 13, Bausch & Lomb Center

Orientation: For new faculty, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Aug. 14, throughout campus

Alumni Day at Seabreeze: 11 a.m.–10 p.m. Aug. 17, Seabreeze Amusement Park, 4600 Culver Road, Rochester (register)

SCCA Autocross: 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Aug. 18, G, H and F lots

Seneca Lake Wine Tour: 8:45 a.m.–6 p.m. Aug. 18, bus departs from S Lot at 9 a.m. (register)

RIT Day with the Red Wings: For all RIT community members, 7 p.m. Aug. 24, Frontier Field, Rochester (buy tickets)

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