As outreach coordinator for Sunshine 2.0, a theater group at RIT's National Institute for the Deaf, Beam and his troupe provide performances and activities for deaf and hard-of-hearing children and adults that highlight the fields of deaf culture, literacy, and STEM.
It might be just a stool, but it represents more than reaching equipment in the Machine Shop. It’s a symbol of the heightened awareness and inclusivity of women in engineering at RIT. After graduation, Kosak wants to influence change by helping women pursue careers in engineering.
Film and Animation
RIT’s student-run radio station broadcasts to the Rochester community and streams worldwide. Bellavia, WITR’s music director, appreciates that RIT has a place where people who love music can bond over their passion and share that connection over the airwaves.
Improving Human-computer Interactions
Improving interactions with online platforms for those with disabilities is the ultimate goal behind Huenerfauth’s research. By training designers to create and develop more accessible websites and mobile networks, a wider audience can connect to and benefit from these technologies.
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.
More than 4,300 first-year, transfer and graduate students were expected and were greeted by more than 200 RIT student orientation leaders who helped families unload cars, put belongings in carts and wheel them to their rooms during Move-in Day today.
Lou Spiotti Jr. will begin his 40th season as executive director of Intercollegiate Athletics at RIT this fall. He is one of a few directors in all of college athletics—Division I, II and III—to serve in that position for 40 years.
Fiona Ma ’88 (accounting), California State Treasurer, who attended RIT for its CPA-specific accounting tract, the co-op program and an opportunity to play varsity tennis, has built a career out of championing the underdog.
Journalist Anderson Cooper, anchor of CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360° and a correspondent for CBS’s 60 Minutes, will be the Student Government Distinguished Speaker at Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend, Oct. 18-20. The weekend typically draws 17,000 participants to RIT’s campus and the Rochester area and features more than 100 events during three days.
We'll be streaming Tiger Walk and Convocation tomorrow live on our Facebook page. If you can't join us in person, you can watch starting at 10:30 am: t.co/fOSCSITOgB. #RIT#RITOrientation
Aug 20RIT @rittigers
SCHEDULE UPDATE:With rain expected tomorrow morning, the Tiger Walk is being moved inside to Gordon Field House. Students will assemble in Clark Gym and the basketball courts of the Student Life Center. A previous tweet contained the wrong information. #RITOrientation#RIT /1
RT @RITBehindBricks: Welcome new students!
Visit the Digital Den (located in Monroe Hall) anytime during Orientation Week to enter for a chance to win AirPods! t.co/u2W2GYEs7A
Aug 20RIT @rittigers
We're welcoming the newest members of the family today. More than 4,300 new Tigers are arriving on campus. They include students from 47 states and 53 countries, along with a record number of new PhD students. t.co/51pYTZj3r4#RIT#RITOrientation
RT @RITPresident: As we welcome new Tigers to #RIT, and tens of thousands of college students back to #ROC over the coming days, I shared some thoughts with @DandC on Rochester as a vibrant college town. I also assigned a little bit of homework: