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Gearing up the Tiger Beat blog

Now that our Web master (that would be me) is back from maternity leave, it’s time to gear up our blog and get it going. Blogging is a passion of mine and the Tiger Beat blog is an excellent way to interact with the RIT community-at-large as well as other PR profressionals. As an institute more »

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Name that blog!

Actually, we need a name for this blog. Something a snazzy, sharp, witty. Not cheesy or tired or lame. Current contenders are: # Where to Roar # Tiger Trash Talk (not really) # Meow Mix Got a better idea? Leave a comment on the blog or e-mail me.

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Feeling appreciated

RIT staff members dug into a free lunch today during the ninth annual staff appreciation day and picnic (top photo). Sponsored by RIT President Albert Simone and Staff Council, the afternoon includes food, music and a stickball tournament. I learned something today – not only is President Simone the competitive sort when it comes to more »

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Grateful for graduation

It wasn’t your typical graduation speech. There wasn’t any talk about this being the first day of the rest of your life, about the future opening up and anything being possible. Nothing about what you need to succeed in the work world. Instead, Sen. Daniel Inouye (a democratic Senator from Hawaii) presented a keynote address more »

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Graduation is finally here

It’s that time of year, Spring in the air, graduates’ hats flying. Graduation weekend at RIT is May 20 and 21, beginning with our Academic Convocation at 4 p.m. tomorrow and continuing with graduation ceremonies Friday evening and all day Saturday. These two guys are twins, graduating from different colleges at RIT (which means different more »

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Deadline day

The office is hunkered down today, doors closed, faces intent on their computer screens. It’s deadline day for News & Events. I have three more stories to write in the next two hours. I shouldn’t even be writing this blog entry. But it occurred to me that I’m hard at work on this snowy Monday more »

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