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Archive of posts from October, 2013

RIT Brick City wrap up

25 Oct

Watch some of the many events from RIT’s Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend held on October 11-13, 2013. More than 150 events took place on campus and elsewhere in Rochester.


Rosica Hall building opens

19 Oct

Photo credit: Mark Benjamin

Photo credit: Mark Benjamin

After more than three years of planning and construction, Sebastian and Lenore Rosica Hall officially opened. The building is devoted to innovation and research for deaf and hard-of-hearing students, faculty and staff. More.


RIT/NTID students aim to translate sign language to text

15 Oct

Wade Kellard

MotionSavvy, a team of five RIT/NTID students, hope to make it easier for deaf and hearing people to communicate. They have developed an application that will translate a hand shape into a text letter of the alphabet. With more work, the team plans to develop applications that will enable the motion detection device to translate sign language into words and sentences. More.

Mud Tug 2013

10 Oct

More than 1,800 RIT students competed in Mud Tug, an annual tug-of-war fundraiser and one of the most popular events held on campus each year. While the tournament may be dirty, it’s for a good cause, with all proceeds going to Hillside Family of Agencies, an organization that provides support, counseling, education and housing services for children and families. RIT’s Phi Kappa Psi and Zeta Tau Alpha Greek organizations host the event.


Meet RIT/NTID alumna Amy Lucero

3 Oct

RIT/NTID alumna Amy Lucero received an associate degree in the NTID Laboratory Science Technology program and a bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Sciences in the RIT College of Health Sciences and Technology. Check out what she said about her RIT/NTID experience.