Opening of the Golisano College to be celebrated May 2
A grand opening celebration
for RITs eighth college will take place at 3 p.m. May 2.
three-story, 177,000-square-foot home of the B. Thomas Golisano
College of Computing and Information Sciences features a dramatic
The B. Thomas Golisano
College of Computing and Information Sciences, named in honor
of the RIT trustee whose $14 million donation made the college
possible, was founded two years ago and moved into its new building
early this year. The 177,000-square-foot facility incorporates
13 classrooms, 31 computer labs, 94 faculty offices, a 151-seat
auditorium and a spacious, three-story atrium.
building represents the future of the Golisano College,
says Jorge Díaz-Herrera, GCCIS dean. We strive to
be the best in the world at helping superior students develop
into balanced computing professionals who can effectively apply
theory, principles and technology from the whole spectrum of computing
in a wide range of domains.
The grand opening event
will include a keynote address, reception and tours of the new
building. For more information, call 585-475-4987.