Diaz Acosta's research in sustainable packaging led his class to a biodegradable solution. Developing corn-based packaging is not only being used to counteract the amount of food waste going into landfills, but also making the world a more sustainable place.
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.
The Power of Music
Jasen is a physician assistant major and the music director for RIT Players. She is applying her passion for music to research that studied how music can reduce pain and anxiety in pediatric patients.
The Physics of Animation
Mari Jaye Blanchard
School of Film & Animation
To create movement, Blanchard’s classes are full of motion, with students jumping, crawling, and walking to better understand the physics they are trying to draw.
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.
Despite rainy weather that moved the annual Tiger Walk indoors, the newest students at RIT and their families today attended the fall convocation in the Gordon Field House, where they were told to welcome new experiences offered to them, pursue their dreams and change 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.
This year, we'll welcome our 10th class of Destler/Johnson Rochester City Scholars and first two Davitt Scholars, @RCSDNYS graduates pursuing advanced degrees. #RITt.co/uqZV9Mb7uE
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Podcast Debut! In CollegeFluency for Parents, VP of Enrollment Management Ian Mortimer & John Serafine discuss the responsibilities of students, parents, guidance professionals & university staff in the college admissions process. #college#admissionst.co/wCTyzTma5F
RT @RITBehindBricks: Welcome new students!
If you haven't already, make sure to visit the Digital Den (located in Monroe Hall) before Orientation Week is over to enter for a chance to win AirPods! t.co/ukgCOqbWAx
Our newest Tigers have had a busy #RITOrientation week, with move-in, Tiger Walk and Fall Convocation! We're welcoming more than 4,300 first-year, transfer and graduate students to the #RIT community in 2019. t.co/Wewv3beG4i