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RIT celebrates 50th anniversary of alumnus Bernie Bostons iconic Flower Power photo

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 7:02pm
Tue, 17 Oct 2017*** This week marks the 50th anniversary of the day RIT alumnus Bernie Boston 55 captured Flower Power an iconic photo that would become emblematic of 1960s counterculture and antiVietnam War movements The late Boston photographed protester George Harris placing carnations in the gun barrels of a National Guard detail during an

RIT hits the runway for eighth Annual Fashion Week of Rochester

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 3:44pm
Mon, 16 Oct 2017*** Twenty students and alumni from RITs School for American Crafts SACand a special new member of the RIT communitymodeled dazzling jewelry during the Oct 12 runway show at Fashion Week of Rochester The students and alumni modeling selfdesigned jewelry were joined by Nancy Munson the wife of RIT President David Munson during

RITNTID Dyer Arts Center exhibit celebrates milestone anniversary of artist William Lee Hoag

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 5:04pm
Thu, 12 Oct 2017*** The 25th anniversary of William Lee Hoags first art show is being celebrated this fall with a new show in the Ohringer Gallery of the Dyer Arts Center at Rochester Institute of Technologys National Technical Institute for the Deaf through Nov 18 HOAG25 Years is a collection of works spanning the

Alumnus gift completes Saunders College of Business Challenge initiative at RIT

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 2:03pm
Thu, 12 Oct 2017*** Rochester Institute of Technology has received a 3 million gift to conclude the Saunders College of Business Challenge initiative The donor is RIT alumnus Joseph M Lobozzo II 95 Executive MBA founder and former presidentCEO of JML Optical Industries Inc Lobozzos gift concludes the business schools 20 million Saunders Challenge that started with

Keeping focused on the big picture

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 11:02am
Thu, 12 Oct 2017*** RITs School of Photographic Arts and Sciences SPAS has begun the new academic year on a series of high notes garnering highprofile honors among faculty students and alumni for the school nationally recognized for its degree programs You have these points in time sort of like a constellationwhere the planets align said

Honoring E Philip Saunders for a legacy of giving

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 11:02am
Thu, 12 Oct 2017*** Serial entrepreneur and philanthropist E Philip Saunders remains focused on growing local businesses supporting higher education and giving back to the community The president and CEO of Saunders Management Co 80 is widely known around campus as the namesake of Saunders College of Business to which he has contributed 18 million Hes like

More than 100 activities scheduled for Brick City Weekend

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 11:02am
Thu, 12 Oct 2017*** Guest speakers mens and womens hockey Classes Without Quizzes and the RIT Presidents Alumni Ball are just a few of the more than 100 activities scheduled for RITs Brick City Homecoming x26 Family Weekend Oct 1315 The weekend typically draws 17000 participants to RITs campus and the Rochester area We have been planning

RIT Formula Racing alumnus helps pros take checkered flag in national and international races

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 4:51pm
Wed, 11 Oct 2017*** Even before racecar drivers head onto the track they have lapped significant miles through simulation programs to prepare for every demanding curve and straightaway Building those program systems is RIT alumnus Ryan Baldi He has taken his experiences in the Kate Gleason College of Engineering and as part of the RIT

WERIT celebrates 15 years on Saturday

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 4:51pm
Wed, 11 Oct 2017*** WERIT a program dedicated to expanding the representation of female engineers will celebrate 15 years on campus from noon to 130 pm on Saturday Oct 14 at the Gordon Atrium in Gleason Hall The event WERIT Solving the Gender Gap in Engineering since 2002 is a part of Brick City Homecoming amp

17000 expected at RITs Brick City Homecoming Family Weekend

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 4:51pm
Wed, 11 Oct 2017*** Several thousand Rochester Institute of Technology students alumni and others are expected to watch RIT vs Northeastern University in mens hockey at 705 pm Saturday at Blue Cross Arena in downtown Rochester just one of more than 100 activities planned for this years RIT Brick City Homecoming x26 Family Weekend Free shuttle

Meet COS Distinguished Alumnus Venkat Puru Purushotham

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 4:51pm
Wed, 11 Oct 2017*** These days RIT is truly a global campus Not only does the university have five international campuses it also boasts an international student population of nearly 2700 hailing from 95 countries When Venkat Puru Purushotham 81 82 graphic communications imaging science president and owner of Jyoshan Inc attended though there were

Meet CAST Distinguished Alumnus Thomas Trytek

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 7:41pm
Tue, 10 Oct 2017*** As an engineer Thomas Trytek 91 civil engineering technology has experienced the highs and lows of the profession quite literally I think Ive pretty much covered it all going from the top of the World Trade Center the tallest building in the western hemisphere to the deepest mine in North America said

Meet GCCIS Distinguished Alumnus Ralph Derrickson

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 1:27pm
Mon, 09 Oct 2017*** Entrepreneurship is simply second nature to 2017 B Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences Distinguished Alumnus Ralph C Derrickson 78 81 computer technology The kinds of things that Ive been attracted to are businesses or problems where we ask ourselves Can we do it And if we can is there

Meet CHST Distinguished Alumna Penny KrisEtherton

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 6:28pm
Fri, 06 Oct 2017*** Penny KrisEtherton 71 food administration is no stranger to distinction Long before she was recognized as the College of Health Sciences and Technology 2017 Distinguished Alumna an award she will be honored with on Oct 13 at the Presidents Alumni Ball KrisEtherton was named Distinguished Professor of Nutrition at Pennsylvania State

Meet KGCOE Distinguished Alumnus Paul Kayser

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 6:00pm
Thu, 05 Oct 2017*** Unlike most RIT students Paul Kayser 93 mechanical engineering first set foot on RITs campus not as a prospective student or freshman but as a toddler in 1973 That was the year his father accepted a position as a photography professor laying the foundation for Kaysers RIT connections to grow for

Meet COLA Distinguished Alumnus Michael Ciminelli

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 6:00pm
Thu, 05 Oct 2017*** Rochester Police Chief Michael Ciminelli 78 criminal justice epitomizes what it means to be a nontraditional student While completing his criminal justice degree at RIT Ciminelli also worked full time as a police officer in the Rochester Police Department Scheduling was always a challenge You didnt have a lot control over what hours

Meet NTID Distinguished Alumni

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 5:42pm
Wed, 04 Oct 2017*** Even though retired NTID faculty members and alumni Barbara Ray 74 84 and Samuel 77 Holcomb now live across the country in Arizona it does not mean RIT and NTID are far from their hearts Our favorite color is orange our golf cart is orange and our house has different colored orange

NFLs Dawn Hudson headlines Saunders College Gasser lecture series Oct 13

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 2:39pm
Wed, 04 Oct 2017*** For the National Football League Dawn Hudson plays both offensive and defensive positions During her threeyear career as the leagues executive vice president and chief marketing officer she has been responsible for building the NFL fan base growing its brand and overseeing sporting events including the Pro Bowl and Super Bowl On the

Saunders College 10th anniversary tribute to benefactor E Philip Saunders on Oct 11

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 2:39pm
Wed, 04 Oct 2017*** Local entrepreneur and noted philanthropist E Philip Saunders president and CEO of Saunders Management Co will be honored for his decadelong contributions to his namesake college at Rochester Institute of Technology Saunders College of Business will host the 10th anniversary celebration with a 530 pm reception followed by celebratory remarks at 630

Meet SCB Distinguished Alumnus Gerald McCue

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 4:54pm
Tue, 03 Oct 2017*** For Gerald McCue 80 MBA senior vice president at Merrill Lynch managing client portfolios has a higher purpose than simply growing wealth Philanthropy is the ultimate goal with a client because they have reached a level of financial security far beyond that which they will need said McCue I say to clients