Sorry, you need to enable JavaScript to visit this website.

You are here

News

Deborah Stendardi elected chair of RDDC executive committee

Deborah Stendardi elected chair of RDDC executive committee »

Jul 22, 2016

Deborah Stendardi has been elected chair of the Rochester Downtown Development Corporation for 2016-2017. Stendardi is vice president of government and community relations at Rochester Institute of Technology and has been an active member of RDDC's board of directors and executive committee since 2002. She will succeed current chair David Beinetti, president... Read More »

RIT's David Borkholder named 'Distinguished Inventor of the Year' by local law association

RIT's David Borkholder named 'Distinguished Inventor of the Year' by local law association »

Jun 16, 2016

David Borkholder, the Bausch and Lomb Professor of Microsystems Engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology, was named "Distinguished Inventor of the Year" by the Rochester Intellectual Property Law Association. The award ceremony was held June 15 at Monroe Golf Club. Borkholder was honored for his work on the Blast Gauge® sensor system,... Read More »

RIT/NTID teams to compete for the chance to call their inventions 'The Next Big Idea'

RIT/NTID teams to compete for the chance to call their inventions 'The Next Big Idea' »

Apr 29, 2016

Six teams of deaf and hard-of-hearing students from Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the Deaf will go head-to-head May 4 during The Next Big Idea competition. The contest-6:30 to 10 p.m. in NTID's Panara Theatre, Lyndon Baines Johnson Hall-is an annual event where teams of students combine skills related... Read More »

Umbrellas of Hospitality-Go, Stay, Eat: Students and faculty take visitors on virtual travel experiences

Umbrellas of Hospitality-Go, Stay, Eat: Students and faculty take visitors on virtual travel experiences »

Apr 26, 2016

Hospitality students will take Imagine RIT festival goers to places they may have only dreamed about-Dubai, Croatia, Hollywood, the wineries of the Finger Lakes-without ever leaving the Gordon Field House. Students and faculty from RIT's School of International Hospitality and Service Innovation put together three distinct interactive exhibits called "Umbrellas of Hospitality:... Read More »

Researchers honored by Rochester Institute of Technology

Researchers honored by Rochester Institute of Technology »

Apr 22, 2016

Rochester Institute of Technology honored 387 researchers who secured funding for fiscal year 2015, serving as either principal or co-principal investigators on active research. RIT honored its researchers at an April 21 reception, during which it also recognized the 16 recipients of Seed Funding Awards and eight new inductees in RIT's PI... Read More »

RIT Venture Creations companies advance to Venture Challenge business competition finals

RIT Venture Creations companies advance to Venture Challenge business competition finals »

Apr 14, 2016

Two clients of Venture Creations Business Incubator at Rochester Institute of Technology have advanced to the final round of the 2016 Rochester Venture Challenge business competition. The winner-who will receive $25,000 in cash-will be announced during the Celebration of Entrepreneurship Luncheon on April 20 at Hyatt Regency Hotel Rochester. Cash and... Read More »

Spotlight on Rochester: UR/RIT to host hundreds of entrepreneurship professionals for international conference

Spotlight on Rochester: UR/RIT to host hundreds of entrepreneurship professionals for international conference »

Feb 5, 2016

This fall, more than 350 entrepreneurship experts from the United States and abroad will arrive in Rochester, N.Y., as the city showcases two universities' entrepreneurial expertise and endeavors as well as dynamic growth, excellence in programming and the impact on the local community and beyond. The 2016 Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers,... Read More »

Five companies graduate from RIT's Venture Creations business incubator

Five companies graduate from RIT's Venture Creations business incubator »

Oct 29, 2015

Venture Creations, the business incubator at Rochester Institute of Technology, celebrated the launch of five new businesses at a graduation ceremony Oct. 28. In addition to recognizing the business start ups, the event featured a networking reception and a keynote address delivered by Austin McChord, a 2009 RIT graduate and founder and... Read More »

Pages