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RIT Recognized as Best Online College in New York State

7 Dec

Rochester Institute of Technology is the best choice for students working on an online degree in 2016, according to new rankings from The college research website ranked RIT first among the top 25 public and private schools offering undergraduate or graduate programs fully online throughout New York State. The website ranking commends RIT on quality and affordability. More.


Meet the NTID Student Ambassadors

30 Nov

Photo by: Mark Benjamin

Wonder what it’s like to be a student at RIT/NTID? What classes are like? What you can do on campus? You probably have a lot of questions about college, and our student ambassadors are here to help answer them!

Our ambassadors work closely with the NTID Office of Admissions and are the students you will see giving campus tours and participating in open houses. All lead busy lives inside and outside the classroom. Meet these students and follow their blogs and get insight on what it’s truly like to be a student at RIT/NTID.

RIT Recognized for High Number of Physics Graduates

23 Nov

RIT College of Science

Rochester Institute of Technology has been recognized for being among the universities conferring the largest number of undergraduate physics degrees, according to the American Institute of Physics.

The Physics program in RIT’s College of Science was ranked 20th, with an average of 16 graduates per year. This is the first year RIT has been recognized. Approximately 160 students are enrolled in RIT’s undergraduate Physics program. More.

RIT Offers New Major in Human-centered Computing

20 Nov

Photo by: Julia Prisaznuk

If you’re interested in technology and would like to work in a field that helps improve people’s experiences with technology, check out the new Human-centered Computing major being offered at Rochester Institute of Technology. The program will prepare graduates to advance the ways that people interact with technology.

The bachelor’s degree in Human-centered Computing will combine principles from computing, design and psychology to help students create interfaces to technology with a human focus from beginning to end.

The undergraduate program currently is accepting students and will bring in its first freshman class next fall. More.

Dyer Arts Center Hosts Two New Exhibits

18 Nov

Dyer Arts Center Hosts Two New Exhibits

The Joseph F. and Helen C. Dyer Arts Center at Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf hosts two exhibits this fall and winter.

  • “Roots Out of a Dry Ground: The Life and Work of Andrew Foster,” which runs through Dec. 18, is a biographical exhibit of deaf missionary Andrew Foster, who lived and worked in Africa from 1956 until his death in 1987. In 1954, he became the first deaf African American to earn a bachelor’s degree from Gallaudet University and the first to earn a master’s degree from Eastern Michigan University. He founded Christian Mission for the Deaf African in 1956 and established the first school for the deaf in Africa in Ghana.
  • “Unfolding the Soul of Black Deaf Expressions”—a first-of-its-kind exhibit featuring more than 100 works of art from more than 30 Black Deaf artists runs Nov. 14 through Feb. 27. A two-day symposium will be held Feb. 26 and 27. Pieces stem from a variety of artistic media, including paintings, photography and drawings. More