Trading gloves and helmets for a monitor and a mouse has ushered in a new era in sports: competitive, organized gaming. By mirroring professional eSports, the RIT eSports team pursues competitive gaming at the highest possible level, rivaling the excitement of traditional sports teams.
Tina Goudreau Collison
Professor of Chemistry
A complicated vocabulary and a lack of dedicated signs in American Sign Language makes Organic Chemistry a challenge for deaf and hard of hearing students. Professor Christina Goudreau Collison worked with interpreters to develop new ASL signs, leading to profound learning improvements for her students.
Where You Belong
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Mendieta has found a home in student government. As vice president she makes sure that all students have what they need to succeed.
Love What You Do
David Even MBA '18
Vice President, W.G. Arthur Co.
Growing to love the business he began working for at 15, Even is now a vice president at W.G. Arthur Co. With a passion for helping others, Even learned from his mentors that treating people right is always the best policy.
RIT is one of the top universities in the nation working at the intersection of technology, the arts and design. We are a university that is shaping the future and improving the world through creativity and innovation … We put a high value on bringing goodness to the world.
Steve Hoover, former chief technology officer and senior vice president at Xerox and former chief executive officer of the Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), has been named to the newly created position of endowed executive director of RIT’s Global Cybersecurity Institute.
RIT will use a $5.5 million federal grant to grow a program that trains the next generation of cybersecurity professionals who will help secure the nation. The National Science Foundation awarded RIT the five-year grant that will renew funding for the CyberCorps: Scholars for Service program.
The fellowship program provides opportunities to outstanding scientists and engineers to learn first-hand about policymaking and contribute their knowledge and analytical skills in the policy realm. Brennan Ireland ’18 Ph.D. (astrophysical sciences and technology) will use his analytical skills to quantitatively evaluate countries to get a better picture of what their futures look like.
Professor Staša Puškarić from @RITCroatia is featured in @IceonFireFilm, a new @HBO documentary about climate change produced by Oscar-winner Leonardo DiCaprio, George DiCaprio and Mathew Schmid and directed by Leila Conners. #RITt.co/WplRvpwPpt
Okay, future Tigers...we're officially one month away from New Student Orientation! Reply to this tweet and let us know what you're most excited for. #RIT#TigerPridet.co/SM6ukU1f1R
Jul 19RIT Retweeted @RIT_artdesign
RT @RIT_artdesign: What a fun two weeks it's been with this group! 31 high school students from all over participated in this year's Pre-College Portfolio Prep Workshop, creating various works for the college admission process. #RIT#RITartdesignt.co/V3TK8seYk0
Jul 19RIT @rittigers
The Corinthian Hall Craft Intervention, a yarn installation organized by #RIT professors, is searching for textile artists to contribute their work in a tribute to the Rochester Ladies Anti-Slavery Sewing Society on August 21. t.co/LuT1sQalub
Jul 19RIT @rittigers
RIT releases task force report on Student Mental Health and Well-being reviewing campus programs, services, and educational efforts in mental health and well-being. t.co/RoKe9fAuCW