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RIT shines in Hawaii, Times Square, Mexico

Winning Spring Break Photo

While some of us were stuck in good ol’ Rochester during Spring Break, RIT students enjoyed some R&R all over the world. And they took us with them during the Spring Break Facebook Photo Challenge. Yerbol Yembergenov claimed the top prize with a series of photos from Hanauma Bay, Oahu, Hawaii. Throw on those flippers! more »

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Facebook Photo Challenge: A new twist

Greek Row, by Marshall Watson, winner of RIT Facebook Photo Challenge, Week 1

RIT Facebook Fans have certainly illuminated the campus, uploading 230 photos in the first two weeks of the Photo Challenge. Now we have a new challenge: Upload your photos from spring break. But here’s the catch. The photos must have some representation of RIT. Example: Show us yourself skiing while wearing an RIT hat. We more »

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Alumni Association acts quickly to help homeless during storm

Megan Cheever and Jon Rodibaugh from the RIT Alumni Office had a feast in front of them on Jan. 30, but they had no guests to serve at their reception. The two were planning to host 35 attendees of the Alumni Association meeting in Washington, D.C., at a dinner party in Potomac, Md. But a more »

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Facebook Photo Challenge illuminates RIT

We challenged our RIT Facebook Fans yesterday to get out there and capture photos of the campus. What a response! Here’s a snapshot of the first day: Fans submitted 86 photos from around the campus. The RIT Fan Page started yesterday with 6,301 fans and grew to 6,466 fans in less than 24 hours. Here’s more »

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Why not invite President Obama to the Imagine RIT Festival?

This is the question RIT President Bill Destler has pondered the past few days. After all, the May 2 Innovation and Creativity Festival certainly fits the spirit of President Obama’s call to action to create a new American and global economy. • Invent new products and services that will drive American innovation in the 21st more »

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Dorm Challenge: An RIT tradition?

RIT traditions: Hockey, Brick City Homecoming, Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival, Orange and Brown….Let’s add Student Government’s “Dorm Challenge” to the list. This is the sentiment I heard from the students at last night’s debriefing forum on the 3-day event. And the administration agreed it should return next year in some form or another. more »

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