July 29, 2014
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Glad to be at RIT

You learn something new every day. At least that’s been my experience in my new role as director of University News Services here at RIT. And I couldn’t be happier for it. In my approximately three months on campus, I’ve met so many interesting (and incredibly friendly) students, faculty, administrators and fellow staffers. I’ve filled more »

Categories: PR musings, Social media, Uncategorized 1 Comment

Unity House is students’ home-away-from-home

RIT is home to 18,000 students—literally home to many of them who reside on campus in residence halls, apartments, fraternities, sororities and special-interest houses. They make RIT their home-away-from-home, albeit temporarily, but home it becomes. I was thinking about that the other day after meeting one of those students, Wilson Darko, the new president of Unity more »

Categories: Campus life, PR musings, Students Comments Off

Reflections on my 12-year rocket ride

“Your timing is incredible!” That reply from then-University News director Neil Fagenbaum caught me by surprise. I had sent an e-mail to let him know I was returning to Rochester after spending the better part of a year living in California. My only request to him was to keep an ear open for local job more »

Categories: PR musings 7 Comments

Farewell, RIT

I’m “going home.” In a whirlwind past couple weeks (that included a swirl of emotions), I was offered and have accepted a faculty position at my undergraduate alma mater, SUNY Geneseo. It’s not just any job. The position title alone might describe my ideal job (practically anyplace): Lecturer in communication and faculty director of the more »

Categories: Blogging, Dateline: RIT, News & Events Daily, News hits, Podcasts, PR musings, Social media 30 Comments

RIT software engineers: Helping anyone—and their grandfather—use computers

My grandfather thinks I’m a computer genius. He doesn’t know that I use Google to fix most of my computer problems. To find the true computer geniuses, head to RIT’s B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences. I had the opportunity to see just what those aces are up to at the Software more »

Categories: PR musings, Students 1 Comment

Živjeli from Croatia

A quick note: This is the seventh and final blog of my visit to RIT’s campuses in the Balkan Region of southeast Europe. You can read all installments at The Tiger Beat . Look for a few videos later this summer, as well as a comprehensive report of the university’s global strategy and direction in more »

Categories: Alumni, PR musings, RIT worldwide 1 Comment
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