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RIT readies for new Global Cybersecurity Institute

21 Jan

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If you are interested in pursuing a major in Cyber Security, now is a great time to consider RIT. Site preparation is underway for RIT’s Global Cybersecurity Institute, a new wing of RIT’s Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences that will help the university become a nexus of cybersecurity education and research, and help meet the national demand for computing security and artificial intelligence professionals. More.

RIT among top colleges for Indigenous students

4 Dec

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Rochester Institute of Technology is among the Top 200 Colleges for Indigenous students, according to Winds of Change magazine. This marks the ninth time RIT has appeared on the list.

The annual list published by American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) identified the top colleges and universities in the United States “where indigenous students are going to school in significant numbers and where the community, Native programs, and support are strong enough for these students to enjoy college and stay on to graduation.” The magazine recognized RIT in part for its programs for Indigenous students, including the Native American Future Stewards Program, the Native American Student Association and RIT’s student chapter of AISES. More.

RIT ranked a top university for graphic design

29 Nov

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College Magazine ranks RIT’s graphic design program as one of the the best in the country. Some of the many reasons cited include students’ access to the world-renowned Vignelli Center for Design Studies; RIT Cary Graphic Arts Collection; and co-op, internship, and freelance opportunities. More.

‘Business Insider’ praises RIT in new list for choosing the right college

26 Nov

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A new list by Business Insider places RIT among some of the nation’s most well-respected universities. Rochester Institute of Technology ranked 19th on the publication’s list of “The 50 most underrated colleges in America.” More.

RIT officially opens new MAGIC Spell Studios building

30 Oct

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Rochester Institute of Technology opened the newest building on campus—the 52,000-square-foot MAGIC Spell Studios. The building brings together RIT’s academic strengths in game design and development, film and animation, and digital media. The new facility—the only one of its kind in the Northeast—boasts the latest in technology and design, rivaling media production studios in New York City and Hollywood. More.