Two buildings on the Rochester Institute of Technology campus as well as students in the arts and imaging studies program at RIT’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf were among the best local businesses, individuals and organizations recognized Wednesday by the Henrietta Chamber of Commerce during their Community of Excellence Awards celebration, held at Locust Hill Country Club.
The awards are intended to recognize those that have made significant and long lasting contributions to business and to the quality of life in Henrietta. Continue reading
Three students from Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf say their days of oversleeping may soon be a thing of the past after winning this year’s “Next Big Idea” competition to better the lives of deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals. More
A new website dedicated to providing centralized information for deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals interested in health care careers is now online to help them explore the possibilities of a health care career, advocacy and the law, job outlooks and access technology available to help them succeed.
More than 32,000 visitors came to RIT’s campus on May 3, 2014 to tour the hundreds of interactive exhibits that comprised the seventh annual Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival. The festival showcases the talents and entrepreneurial creativity of RIT students, faculty and staff. More
The Next Big Idea is an annual competition, sponsored by ZVRS, in which cross-disciplinary teams of deaf and hard-of-hearing students work together to create a product, a type of technology or a business that will be useful to the deaf and hard-of-hearing community. Teams have been working since last fall to develop ideas and create their project.
The annual Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival will take place from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 3. Students, faculty and staff are exhibiting and volunteering as the Rochester community arrives on campus to imagine RIT! The event is free and the public is invited. For more information, visit the Imagine RIT website.
Graduates of RIT's nine colleges, the Center for Multidisciplinary Studies, the Golisano Institute for Sustainability, and their guests are invited to the Academic Convocation, the university's community Commencement celebration on Friday, May 23, 2014, in the Gordon Field House and Activities Center. The Academic Convocation will feature the official conferral of degrees by President Destler and the 2014 Commencement Address. The Academic Convocation is open to all graduates and their guests. Doors will open at 8:30 a.m. Tickets are not required; seating is limited and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Overflow seating will be available in the Ritter Ice Arena. More
On her summer co-op, the challenges of using color and balance to enhance design motivated Leah Murray to work harder. More
RIT's Saunders College of Business is recognized in the top 100 programs listed in the Best Undergraduate Business Schools 2014 rankings by Bloomberg Businessweek. More
A dozen students from Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf spent much of January’s intersession in Chile, learning about its history, culture, politics and Chilean Sign Language. Continue reading