Hudson, a student in the individualized study program, combined his interests in sustainability and entrepreneurship to create Connexus, a company determined to improve the health of the planet one building at a time.
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.
Take the Leap
Michael Oshetski '03
CEO, Micatu Inc.
Focused on making the utility grid more efficient and sustainable, Oshetski, an RIT alum, has a passion for entrepreneurship. Turning a start-up into reality led him to sharing a key piece of advice: Just go for it.
Giving a Voice to a Community
Tianna Manon '15
As an alum of the journalism program, Manon has put into practice the storytelling platforms and opportunities She took advantage of at RIT. Today, Manon serves as editor-in-chief of Open Mic Rochester, an online magazine that gives a voice to Rochester’s black community.
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.
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.
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.
Need to grab some last-minute things for move-in? The @GoodbyeGoodbuy sale begins tomorrow and runs through August 23. It'll be open from 10am - 4pm each day in Frank Ritter Memorial Ice Arena! Learn more or sign up to volunteer: t.co/GmcYfUyHbit.co/h7JXQw1SUn
Students are getting hands-on experience in scientific research early in their academic careers through RIT's Inclusive Excellence Summer Research Fellowship program. #RITt.co/YazgV9ahXg
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Getting excited for #RITOrientation? Want to make sure you're not missing any last minute details? Check out the Orientation website for checklists, resources and more: t.co/k2748Vmadm#RIT
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The @_RITEngineering Semiconductor and Microsystems Fabrication Laboratory will get an upgrade over the coming year. The improvments will advance research in integrated photonics, quantum information technology, biomedical devices & more. #RIT#researcht.co/HvNe4xOnh4
Our @RITNTID and the World Federation of the Deaf signed a formal cooperation agreement as a way to continue and strengthen their relationship and promote deaf rights throughout the world as well as encourage research and collaboration: t.co/9mCfgjVSRo#RIT#NITD