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RIT Named to Princeton Review’s Top MBA Programs

14 Oct

Rochester Institute of Technology’s Saunders College of Business is an outstanding business school to earn an MBA, according to The Princeton Review. The New York-based education services company has selected the school for inclusion in the 2015 edition of its annual guidebook The Best 296 Business Schools.

According to Robert Franek, senior vice president and publisher of The Princeton Review, “We consider RIT’s Saunders College of Business as one of the best institutions a student could attend to earn an MBA. We selected the schools we profile in this book—280 of which are in the United States and 16 are international—based on our high regard for their academic programs and our reviews of institutional data we collect from the schools.” More.

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.