Eastman Kodak Co. is finding
diverse ways to support RIT.
Kodak will support RITs
growth in imaging science and digital imaging in the amount of $1 million
over four years.
A. Carp '73
Kodak will also assist the
universitys overarching diversity work with a $100,000 grant.
Among the initiatives is a center for diversity the North Star
Center for Academic Success and Cultural Affairs named after
Rochester abolitionist Frederick Douglass newspaper. North Stars
mission is to focus on the success of African American, Native American
and Hispanic individuals at RIT, providing academic, cultural and career
Kodak is proud to partner
with RIT in its mission to increase diversity among its community members,
says Kodak Chairman Daniel A. Carp 73 (MBA).
North Star and the
universitys heightened focus on diversity opens new doors for
RIT and Kodak to work together to support the education of minority
students, states Essie Calhoun, Kodak vice president and director
of community relations and contributions and RIT Minnett Professor for
Details of the $1 million
gift and RITs plans will appear in the next issue.