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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.

 

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.

Mark Kelly and Gabrielle Giffords to speak at RIT

9 Aug

Mark Kelly and Gabrielle Giffords to speak at RIT

U.S. astronaut Mark Kelly and former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords will speak at RIT’s Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend celebration Oct. 12.A talk by U.S. astronaut Mark Kelly and former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords will highlight Rochester Institute of Technology’s Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend Oct. 10-13. Kelly and Giffords will speak to students, faculty, staff, alumni and guests as the Horton Distinguished Speakers at 2 p.m. Oct. 12 in RIT’s Gordon Field House and Activities Center. More.

RIT Cricket Club

19 Jul

Cricket is one of the most popular sports in the world and it is creating a strong following at RIT. The ball and bat game played with wickets and known for its unique terminology is the college’s fastest growing intramural sport, based on enrollment figures.

 

RIT men’s lacrosse ends historic season with loss

29 May

Photo by Josh Barber.

The RIT men’s lacrosse team led 13-10 heading into the fourth quarter but could not hold on, losing to Stevenson University 16-14 in the NCAA Division III Men’s Lacrosse Championship. More.