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It is that time of the year again …

May 19, 2014

"Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort."

-Franklin D. Roosevelt

 

If you have this frightening feeling that the pace of life is accelerating at an increasing rate, then chances are you are in the midst of middle spring at RIT. Once spring break occurs, hold on to your handlebars - commencement is just around the corner but there are a gazillion events that occur before graduation.

Cheers!

April 11, 2014

"Well done is better than well said."

-Benjamin Franklin

 

A tip of the RIT baseball cap … 

… to Maureen Valentine, associate dean of the College of Applied Science and Technology, who was selected as the 2013 Engineer of the Year by the Rochester Engineering Society. A terrific honor for a wonderful member of our community.

A soup of abbreviations but good news nonetheless!

March 11, 2014

“Don't worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.”

 Abraham Lincoln

 

Good news is always fun to write about so here's a posting with great news from the community.

Vic Perotti, head of the Management Information Science (MIS), Marketing and Digital Business department in the Saunders College of Business, wrote me the other day with a Phoenix-like rebirth of the MIS degree program. 

Was Socrates a jerk?

February 4, 2014

We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.

     - Martin Luther King, Jr. 

Pop quiz: Which one of the following are the least enjoyable to you:

a) A week-long headache that will not go away.

b) A long winter of polar vortex type temperatures; or

c) A colleague who is such a jerk that you dread coming to work.