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RIT sees golden opportunities in Californias Silicon Valley

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 1:48pm
Mon, 10 Oct 2016*** RIT leaders and California alumni see a perfect alignment between the mission of the university and Silicon Valley the region that is worldrenowned as the heart of innovation Thats why an 82member delegation held strategic meetings with 27 global hightech companies and organizations this summer Discussions during the Silicon Valley Engagement Initiative

ROAR Day brings RIT community together on Oct 5

Mon, 10/03/2016 - 5:30pm
Mon, 03 Oct 2016*** ROAR Day at RIT is set to kick off this Wednesday Oct 5 for the 11th straight year ROAR Day is a 24hour window during which students faculty and staff are encouraged to give back to their favorite area of RIT Last years event brought in over 123000 in direct support to

Hundreds of employers seek RIT students at annual fall Career Fair

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 9:04am
Tue, 27 Sep 2016*** Nearly 250 employing organizations and hundreds of recruiter representatives seeking Rochester Institute of Technology students and graduates are attending the Fall 2016 Career Fair Wednesday from 10 am to 4 pm in the Gordon Field House The fair is open to current RIT students and alumni more than 4000 are expected The

RIT student team alumna win big at Digital Rochester GREAT Awards

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 1:41pm
Fri, 23 Sep 2016*** A team of Rochester Institute of Technology students and an RIT alumna won top awards for their innovative creations and technology leadership at the 2016 Greater Rochester Excellence and Achievements in Technology Awards presented by Digital Rochester Inc The ceremony was held Sept 22 Smart Toy founded by Erika Madison international business

RIT Global Day of Service sees success

Mon, 09/19/2016 - 12:15pm
Mon, 19 Sep 2016*** More than 200 RIT alumni across the globe joined together on one day this past weekend to volunteer for service projects in their local communities RIT Global Day of Service took place on Sept 17 when members of the RIT family participated in service projects at 26 locations around the US and

RITs Saunders College of Business undergraduate programs are on the rise

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 11:17am
Fri, 16 Sep 2016*** Rochester Institute of Technologys Saunders College of Business has been receiving national recognition for its undergraduate programs including advancing 16 spots in the popular US News x26 World Report Best College rankings and again garnering a Top 10 spot in USA TodayCollege Factual US News placed Saunders College No 77 among

RIT Global Day of Service turnout expected to double from last year

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 10:21am
Tue, 13 Sep 2016*** Rochester Institute of Technology alumni will reconnect this weekend for a second year of community service projects hosted in communities around the globe RIT Global Day of Service previously called RIT Cares is an effort that was initiated by the RIT Alumni Association as a way to reconnect alumni across a variety

RIT entrepreneurship will be on display at Digital Rochester awards Sept 22

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 5:22pm
Fri, 09 Sep 2016*** Rochester Institute of Technology will be well represented at the 2016 Greater Rochester Excellence and Achievements in Technology Awards presented by Digital Rochester Inc The awards are Sept 22 at the Joseph A Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center The annual

Top RIT News stories and videos from Summer 2016

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 12:57pm
Fri, 26 Aug 2016*** Welcome back to RIT While many students faculty and staff were away during the summer months much was happening on campus Here are some stories and videos you may have missed Recognition Apple names game created by three RIT students one of the best apps of 2016 The game app called Dividr

Eugene H Frams latest book offers new strategies for boards and nonprofit governance

Thu, 08/25/2016 - 6:48pm
Thu, 25 Aug 2016*** There are some hard and fast rules on the responsibilities and skills required of board members and directors of a nonprofit organization Author Eugene H Fram with Vicki Brown packs a big punch in a little 114page book Going for Impact The Nonprofit Directors Essential Guidebook that is fast becoming a strategic

Big Shot of Kodak Tower coming into focus

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 10:11am
Wed, 17 Aug 2016*** As a thensophomore photography student at RIT Laura Zigarowicz 98 biomedical photographic communications fondly remembered a brisk October night back in 1996 when she donned a vintage baseball jersey to serve as part of Big Shot No 10 at the old Silver Stadium in Rochester NY I remember the uniforms being very

RITs University Gallery to host firstever exhibit on Wendell Castles creative process

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 1:01pm
Tue, 16 Aug 2016*** Wendell Castle who is widely recognized as the father of the art furniture movement will exhibit a wide variety of drawings maquettes and select sculptural and dimensional work inside Rochester Institute of Technologys University Gallery from Aug 22 to Nov 11 This marks the firstever exhibition to focus on Castles creative process

James Macchiano named new director for RITs Multicultural Center for Academic Success

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 12:37pm
Mon, 15 Aug 2016*** James Macchiano has been named the new director of the Multicultural Center for Academic Success at Rochester Institute of Technology The former director of reunions and affinity programs in RITs Office of Alumni Relations will begin Aug 29 James brings a strong and inclusive management style that balances his passion for advancing

RITs Gallery r hosts 911 exhibit revisiting national tragedy from photography classroom

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 12:30pm
Thu, 04 Aug 2016*** Gallery r Rochester Institute of Technologys metro showcase and learning laboratory for the arts in downtown Rochester will present the opening of A 911 Project Reflections and Memories a multipart exhibition running Aug 5 through Aug 21 The exhibit will showcase a selection from 121 daily newspapers collected during the week following

Film featuring alumnus Brian Nice available online

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 3:22pm
Wed, 03 Aug 2016*** A documentary film following alumnus and brain injury survivor Brian Nice as he roadtripped across the United States to photograph the American landscape is now available Nice 84 photography was a renowned photographer shooting fashion for magazines such as Elle Madame Figaro and Cosmopolitan and ad campaigns for LOreal Oil of Olay

Friendship turns to love three decades later

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 12:20pm
Wed, 03 Aug 2016*** Paul Schechtman 81 printing and Pam Evans Schechtman 81 printing became good friends at RIT They shared rides home to the Cleveland area and took classes together But they were never romantically involved Pam attended Pauls wedding to his high school girlfriend after graduation in 1981 and Paul attended Pams wedding in 1987

Alumnus turns personal pain into purpose

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 12:20pm
Wed, 03 Aug 2016*** David Fuehrers life was put on pause at age 25 when he was diagnosed with testicular cancer in 2002 The emotional bombshell came while Fuehrer a competitive athlete who had just won the New York state natural bodybuilding title was completing his undergraduate degree I was just accepted into the MBA program

Tapping leads to True Authentic Power

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 12:20pm
Wed, 03 Aug 2016*** It took the sudden passing of her father caretaking responsibilities for her ailing mother a bout with breast cancer the death of her beloved companion and the decision to leave a corporate sales career she excelled at before Joanne Jaworski discovered her way to True Authentic Power Jaworski realized she was suffering

Graduate helps create movement of hope

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 12:20pm
Wed, 03 Aug 2016*** Marc Raco 88 film knows hope can be hard to find during challenging times Thats why he got involved with the Hope Is Project a transmedia art experiment that uses photography and film to discover hope in peoples lives and spark change From troubled teens to war veterans the project shares the

Learning is lifelong pursuit for alumnus

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 12:20pm
Wed, 03 Aug 2016*** Kurt Kreckel may have graduated from RIT more than 40 years ago but that hasnt stopped him from coming back to learn a thing or two For nearly five years Kreckel 73 business administration has been a member of Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at RIT an organization that helps stimulate minds and