For Myers, who has traveled the world to photography people and places, RIT was key to preparing him to adapt to an ever changing industry. The skills he honed as a student – curiosity, responsibility, communication skills – has enhanced his decades-long career as a photographer.
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 Ashley wants to influence change by helping women pursue careers in engineering.
Kha interned with Oculus testing their next generation of VR cameras, which have the potential to aid law enforcement and impact learning in schools. The internship turned into a full-time job, and Kha plans to work on enhancing the VR experience.
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.
Keynote speaker John Seely Brown, former chief scientist of Xerox Corp. and director of the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), told graduates during this morning's convocation ceremony that they are entering “the Imagination Age, an age that calls for new ways to see, to imagine, to think, to act, to learn and one that also calls for us to re-examine the foundations of our way of being human, and what it means to be human.”
Ramkumar, an RIT alumnus and former faculty member, had been serving as interim dean and was named to the permanent position following a national search. He assumes the permanent dean’s role immediately and said he intends to continue the college’s focus on producing highly talented, applied engineers and applied scientists who will make a difference.
There’s always something new to experience at the Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival, which this year featured more than 400 exhibits, including a human hamster wheel, performances by student ensembles, cutting-edge video games and demonstrations to determine how color can affect your mood.
#RIT alumnus Andrew Ramsey '18 received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award in computer engineering to help drones assist with search and rescue operations in difficult terrain where GPS might not be reliable. t.co/EeQ6XOkgOk
Fifth-year computing security student Josh Geise and his high school friend Brian Martens ’18 (management information systems) started the The Shore Foundation, their own nonprofit organization that donates refurbished computers to people in need. t.co/AUGbAVftzh#RIT
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