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RIT MBA program performs well in rankings

14 Feb

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The Online Executive MBA program in Rochester Institute of Technology’s Saunders College of Business ranked second in the category of career outcomes for graduates, and 13th overall, in the list of top online MBA programs by Poets&Quants, a leading resource for coverage of graduate business education. More.

Thousands to attend RIT’s Career Fair

5 Feb

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More than 230 companies searching for skilled employees are expected at RIT’s 2018 Spring Career Fair on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018. There will be representatives from Fortune 500 companies, medium-sized regional companies and small tech firms. Some employers, such as Indeed, General Electric, Toyota, Paychex, Datto, Johnson & Johnson, Wayfair, Harris and the National Security Agency, attend each year, while more than 25 companies, such as T-Mobile and Superior Tires & Rubber Corp., are attending the fair for the first time.

The Career Fair gives students and alumni an opportunity to explore career opportunities for internship, cooperative education, entry- or experienced-level positions.

Maria Richart, interim director of RIT’s Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education, said the turnout is a clear reflection of the continued strong demand for the outstanding student talent RIT produces. More.


New RIT Dubai campus coming to Dubai Silicon Oasis

2 Feb

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RIT Dubai will receive a state-of-the-art new campus in the Dubai Silicon Oasis. The campus, which will feature an innovation and entrepreneurship center and sustainable building processes, will accommodate up to 4,000 students and will be developed in two phases, with the first portion set to open in 2019 and the second to open in 2023. The campus will bring new global education opportunities for students from the Rochester campus through RIT’s study abroad program. More.

Meet Rick Postl: senior associate director of NTID admissions

1 Feb

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For 10 years, Rick Postl, senior associate director of NTID admissions, has done a lot in the name of recruiting the best and brightest deaf and hard-of-hearing students for RIT/NTID. He’ll do whatever it takes to make sure that students learn about the opportunities that RIT/NTID can provide for them. More.

RIT group helps recovery efforts in Puerto Rico during winter break

30 Jan

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While many of their fellow students relaxed with their families during the winter break, a group of seven honors students and four administrators and staff from Rochester Institute of Technology volunteered to spend a week in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, helping clear debris, distribute needed supplies in neighborhoods and clean a Boys and Girls club there. More.