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RIT to Host Inaugural One SpiRIT: Global Hockey Festival

10 Oct

Rochester Institute of Technology, in an effort to connect its five campuses worldwide, will host its inaugural One SpiRIT: Global Hockey Festival at the brand new Gene Polisseni Center on Saturday, Oct. 11.

In a global celebration of RIT hockey, RIT’s main campus will be connected with its international campuses in Croatia, Dubai and Kosovo via advanced Cisco Systems telecommunications technology. This technology will allow students from around the world to interact with each other in real time.

On the main campus in Rochester, festival-goers will be treated to an assortment of food, tailgating games, giveaways, live music and much more prior to Tigers’ men’s and women’s hockey games. More.

RIT Unveils New Digital Manufacturing and Product Realization Lab

8 Oct

Elizabeth Lamark, RIT Production Services

Elizabeth Lamark, RIT Production Services

Rochester Institute of Technology has unveiled a multimillion-dollar, high-tech lab designed to help companies and independent innovators convert their ideas into prototypes and ultimately new products.

The new Digital Manufacturing and Product Realization Lab, located in RIT's Golisano Institute for Sustainability (GIS), features state-of-the-art equipment and leverages the extensive resources and experience of RIT research scientists and sustainability experts. More.

RIT Establishes School of Communication

1 Oct

Photo by: A. Sue Weisler

Photo by: A. Sue Weisler

The Department of Communication in RIT's College of Liberal Arts has been renamed the School of Communication. Undergraduate degree programs include Advertising and Public Relations, Communication and Journalism. A graduate degree in Communication and Media Technologies is offered, along with a graduate certificate in Communication and Digital Media. More.

New Polisseni Center Opens

19 Sep

RIT's new $38 million state-of-the-art arena opened on September 18. More.

RIT Named a Best Online College

18 Sep

TheBestSchools.org has named RIT the top online college in New York state based on academic excellence, faculty strength, online teaching methods, reputation, awards and number of online degree programs offered. More.