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Deaf Rapper Inks Record Contract

19 Jul

Sean Forbes, a 28-year-old deaf rapper and RIT/NTID alumnus, recently signed a contract with major record label The Bass Brothers – the label that discovered famous rapper Marshall “Eminem” Mathers.

Born in Rochester, Mich., Forbes was raised in Farmington Hills, a suburb of Detroit. Both of his parents were musicians, in addition to his mother working as vice president at her father’s trucking company, and Forbes’ father owning and managing a number of restaurants in the area.

“My dad is also one half of The Forbes Brothers, a country rock band, with my Uncle Denny,” said Forbes. With music in his blood, Forbes would not allow deafness to stand in his way.

Read the full story in the NTID newsroom

2010 Fall Open House Dates

14 Jul

2010 Fall Open House Dates

Visiting campus will give you important information to use when making your college decision. When you visit RIT, you’ll get a tour of campus, visit personally with an admissions counselor, meet with professors in subject areas that interest you, chat with our financial aid coordinator and enjoy a meal in one of our dining facilities. Just like your education at RIT, your visit will be customized to meet your interests.

2010 Fall Open House Dates

  • Saturday, September 25, 2010
  • Saturday, October 09, 2010
  • Saturday, November 13, 2010
  • Friday, December 03, 2010