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RIT hosts Baja off-road racing event

2 Jun

RIT Baja Racing unveiled its 2016 racecar with an exciting ride at the Imagine RIT Festival on May 7, 2016

Off-road racing returns to RIT June 9-12, 2016 as the university hosts and competes against 100 collegiate race car teams from around the world at the 2016 SAE Baja World Challenge. This is the sixth time RIT has hosted one of the Society of Automotive Engineers’ student design and racing competitions at the university. More.

A look back at RIT women’s basketball’s historic season

1 Jun

Members of RIT women's basketball team huddle together.

The RIT women’s basketball team enjoyed its finest season in program history this past academic year. During the season, the Tigers took 11 team single-season records, including most wins in a season with 20. The Tigers finished the season 20-7 overall, and were second in the Liberty League with a 12-4 conference mark. More.

RIT/NTID students graduate with accolades

20 May

eight students with President Buckley holding award plaques.

Several students at Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf were honored with their families and friends at an academic awards ceremony May 20. NTID President and RIT Vice President and Dean Gerry Buckley hosted the ceremony.

The graduates who received awards are:

·         Marissa Woodruff, an applied liberal arts major from Binghamton, N.Y., received the Academic Achievement Award for students earning an associate degree.

·         Nathan Scott, an applied arts and science major from Schenectady N.Y., received the Academic Achievement Award for students earning a bachelor’s degree.

·         Kyle Murbach, a computing security major from Wheaton, Ill., received the Academic Achievement Award for students earning a master’s degree.

·         Caitlyn Alana Lacerra, a business technology major from Marlborough, Mass., and Leslie Williams, a laboratory science technology major from Harwood Heights, Ill., received the Outstanding Graduate Award for students earning associate degrees.

·         Natalie Snyder, a biomedical sciences major from Rockville, Md., received the Outstanding Graduate Award for students earning a bachelor’s degree.

·         Courtney Kellogg, a graduate student in chemistry from Lake Waukomis, Mo., received the Outstanding Graduate Award for students earning a master’s degree.

·         Hunter Ekberg, an ASL-English interpreting major from Coon Rapids, Minn., received the Outstanding Graduate Award for interpreting students earning a bachelor’s degree.

·         Leslie Williams, a laboratory science technology major from Harwood Heights, Ill., is the 2016 NTID college delegate for undergraduate students.

·         Chloe Ho, a graduate student from Hong Kong enrolled in the secondary education of students who are deaf or hard of hearing program, is the 2016 NTID college delegate for graduate students.

 

Other students who had recent achievements include: Chelsea Behrens, an ASL-English interpreting major from West Islip, N.Y.; Eliza Fowler, an ASL-English interpreting major from Hyde Park, Vt.; Rebecca Lucas, an ASL-English interpreting major from Schenectady, N.Y.; and Hunter Ekberg, an ASL-English interpreting major from Coon Rapids, Minn., were all named RIT Outstanding Undergraduate Scholars.

RIT men’s lacrosse team wins fifth straight Liberty League title

9 May

RIT men's lacrosse players

The top-seeded RIT men’s lacrosse team defeated third seed Rensselaer 15-5 on Sunday, May 8, 2016 in the Liberty League Men’s Lacrosse Championship. The Tigers will play John Carroll University in the first round of the 2016 NCAA Division III Men’s Lacrosse Championship on Wednesday, May 11, 2016. More.

 

RIT Men’s Hockey NCAA East Regional Tournament Information

22 Mar

RIT hockey players on the ice with american flag in the stands

The NCAA East Regional Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Championships will take place this weekend, March 26 and 27, at the Times Union Center in Albany, New York. RIT will face top seed Quinnipiac at 4 p.m. eastern Saturday. 

A limited number of discounted alumni tickets are available. These tickets are located in an official RIT section (124) and feature access to our alumni pre-game reception at the Times Union Center 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. These discounted, single-game tickets for the game and reception on Saturday, are only $50 (regular single game tickets alone are currently $45 plus service fee). To register for the alumni pre-game reception, click HERE.  

RIT Weekend Pass Availability
There are a limited number of weekend pass tickets located in RIT section(s) available through the Gene Polisseni Center box office. These weekend pass tickets will be $80 for adults and $40 for RIT students and are available Tuesday, March 22nd and Wednesday March 23rd from 10am to 6pm as well as Thursday, March 24th from 10am to 4pm, pending all tickets being sold. You may purchase weekend pass tickets at the box office either in person or over the telephone at 585.475.4121. No single game tickets will be sold at the RIT box office, they are available through the venue only (Times Union Center). Tickets bought through the venue WILL NOT be in the RIT section(s). 

Cheer on the Tigers In Rochester!
The official RIT Alumni Viewing Parties for Rochester, NY, will take place at the Gene Polisseni Center and Jeremiah’s Tavern on Monroe Ave. For details, click HERE.

Gather with alumni around the world!
An updated list of Alumni Viewing Parties can be found HERE. If you are getting together with alumni in your area to watch the game(s), let us know where! We’ll post the information on the RIT Alumni website and our Facebook & Twitter feeds so more alumni can join you. Email us today and tell us where you’re watching the game(s).

Follow the action on Facebook & Twitter!
Become a fan of RIT Men’s Hockey on Facebook or Twitter and receive the latest updates on the team and news about this weekend’s festivities.

Broadcast Information
In the Rochester-area, ESPNU is digital cable channel 370. For those outside of Rochester, please check with your local cable or satellite provider for channel information.

Visit the RIT Athletics website to keep up to date. 

Go Tigers!