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All the world’s a stage…

We are rarely at a loss for news at RIT, and University News has the task of taking the tips, developing the stories or releases and plugging for placements. Many of the releases written are RIT-focused, placed in campus publications such as News & Events Daily, the online publication, or the new Athenaeum. We widen more »

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News and coffee…the same the world over

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News and marketing needs are the same around the world. The language may be different but the need to scope out news and promote people, programs and events, as well as to find the best ways to use social media really, is not that much different if you are in Rochester, N.Y., or Dubrovnik, Croatia. more »

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Brick City’s new look

RIT’s fall tradition is back for another rendition. But this time it features a new twist and even a slightly different name. “Brick City Homecoming” is now known as “Brick City Homecoming and Family Weekend.” The minor tweak was designed to ensure the families of our students understood that this weekend is for them, too. more »

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Brick City Homecoming and Family Weekend at Blue Cross Arena; the tradition begins

The first full week of October has given us several annual rites of passage in the sports world: New York Mets fans wondering how seemingly safe division leads were lost, Buffalo Bills followers pondering who their next head coach will be, and when a playoff berth will finally be reached, ESPN giving a weekend’s worth more »

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Online Learning Awards and one year at UNS…

I’ve been feeling a little nostalgic this week as I come upon my one-year anniversary with University News. I love my beat and the people here. So many stories, so little time! And one story I was covering this week had special meaning: I spent the afternoon with former co-workers from Online Learning at their more »

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Something special is brewing

I’ve spent the past several weeks working to publicize the grand opening celebration of RIT’s new Center for Student Innovation. In preparation, I did some homework to get a sense of what the center would be all about. I read background material, including colleague Kathy Lindsley’s piece on the center in University Magazine. I spoke more »

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