title graphic

Pictometry and RIT

As I was browsing RIT’s blog hits on technorati.com, I came across this post by Ben Rand, blogging for the Democrat & Chronicle. He says, in part: The hot Henrietta company known as Pictometry International has officially joined the escalating “map” wars being waged by the likes of Google, Yahoo and Microsoft. Pictometry’s patented technology more »

Categories: News hits 2 Comments

RIT around the world

Do you know that RIT is a parent university to three other schools around the world? U.S. Business School in Prague (USBSIP) in Prague, Czech Republic American College of Management and Technology(ACMT) in Dubrovnik, Croatia American University in Kosovo (Take some time and browse the Web sites. A special congratulations to American University in Kosovo…the more »

Categories: PR musings 4 Comments

The media and President Clinton

So now I know why the White House burns out an official spokesperson like every 6 months!! Clinton’s visit to RIT was great, but the University News team had to jump through a ton of hoops. Clinton’s PR people and the U.S. Secret Service put us through the ringer…Media availability was on again, off again, more »

Categories: News hits 1 Comment

President Clinton visits RIT

Not everyone got to get in on the hubub when President Clinton visited RIT today. This webmaster, for one, wasn’t even on campus as it was my day off. Plus, I wasn’t invited. Hopefully one of my colleagues will blog about the experience… If you were in a similar boat as me (not being invited more »

Categories: Events Comments Off on President Clinton visits RIT

Hey, what happened to the blog?

We’ve been working hard behind the scenes to get our blog on a new level of functionality. You know, one where it actually works and you can post comments without getting spammed. In the process, we’re changing the design so that it’s not a clone of the University News web site (as much as we more »

Categories: Miscellaneous 1 Comment

The Book of Faces

Have you heard of facebook.com? That networking phenomenon that’s sweeping the nation? 8.5 million high school and college students are registered members in the online community. It looks like facebook is going to join blogging, podcasts and rss feeds as another area of electronic communication that is used by students and should be utilized by more »

Categories: Miscellaneous Comments Off on The Book of Faces
  • About Us

    The Tiger Beat takes you behind the scenes with the members of RIT University News—the news and public relations division of Rochester Institute of Technology. Get the “story behind the story” and an insider’s look at who we are and what we do to publicize RIT news.
  • Browse by Category

  • Browse Archive

  • Browse by Author

  • Full Archive

Entries RSS Comments RSS