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Convocation and commencement DVDs and news coverage

This week, University News received an e-mail inquiry about purchasing a DVD of last Friday’s Academic Convocation ceremony—which featured the keynote speech by former President Bill Clinton—and one of the college commencement ceremonies. As University News is not in the retail (or wholesale) business (we give RIT news away for free), and because streaming video more »

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Here’s to pie in your eye :)

If it had been a real slap in the face, the pies would have been filled with lots of creamy chocolate pudding and topped with real whipped cream, maraschino cherries and sprinkles instead of just containers of Wegmans Cool Whip. But it was still fun to watch as photographer Paul Giovine filmed the “pie in more »

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It’s here: Commencement week

Wow, most of us have been looking forward to this for just over five months! That’s how long it’s been since RIT announced that President Bill Clinton would serve as this year’s commencement speaker. And now, suddenly, we find that the big event is at our door step. The celebration of another successful school year more »

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The day after . . .

We’re all beaming with pride today (no pun intended!) following last evening’s immensely successful Big Shot. Isn’t the final image just stunning? About 500 people converged at Dubrovnik’s historic Pile Gate at 7:30 with their camera flash units and flashlights—some even used the cameras on their cell phones. Children from Dubrovnik, along with their parents more »

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‘Big Shot’ update from photo student Kim Loeper

Today on the blog, we also hear from Kim Loeper, a senior photography major studying with 11 other photography students from RIT’s School of Photographic Arts and Sciences here in Dubrovnik, Croatia, this quarter: Dobar Dan! (Good Day!) Finally! Tonight is Big Shot. We’ve been waiting for this and we have just tonight and four more »

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‘Big Shot’ update from ACMT’s Irena Radojkovic

Today, an update from Irena Radojkovic, marketing and college relations manager for the American College of Management and Technology and an ACMT alumna: Hello to everyone at RIT from everyone at ACMT! :) As I can see, Kelly has been really detailed with her reports from the Big Shot site, our famous Dubrovnik. Anyhow, I more »

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