Photojournalism Option - Photographic and Imaging Arts BFA
April 26, 2022
First graduates from RIT’s partner charter school poised to receive their RIT degrees
A trio of trailblazing students who came to RIT from the university’s partner charter school will fulfill a long-term promise when they receive their college degrees at commencement this May. Zaid Abdulsalam, Ismael Cortes Jr., and Justice Marbury were among the first students to enroll at Rochester Prep High School, and they were the three students from the first graduating class in 2018 who chose RIT as their destination.
April 12, 2022
Photography students explore cutting-edge technology in expert-led workshop
Senior Lecturer Clay Patrick McBride teams up with photography virtuosos Dave Gallagher '91 and Scott Nidermaier to offer a one-credit course focused on innovative digital technician workflows.
March 25, 2022
College of Art and Design celebrates alumnus Chance Wright’s transformational gift
RIT’s College of Art and Design hosted a dedication ceremony on Friday marking the recent completion of a “transformational” renovation of the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences and honoring the alumnus whose gift made it possible. The event honored Chance Wright ’18, ’19 and his mother, Pamela Mars Wright, whose $3.5 million gift fueled the renovation and reconfiguration of the third floor of Gannett Hall.
March 16, 2022
Photo student wins top honors from National Press Photographers Association
The National Press Photographers Association, the leading voice advocating for the work of visual journalists today, has recognized the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences in the College of Art and Design with its two top student photography honors.
February 16, 2022
RIT professor’s photographs commemorate Black Lives Matter in ‘New York Magazine’
Joshua Rashaad McFadden, an internationally recognized assistant professor of photography in RIT’s School of Photographic Arts and Sciences, was chosen to visually capture the story of the first decade of Black Lives Matter in New York Magazine’s February issue.
February 16, 2022
RIT Photojournalism capstone exhibition coming to RIT City Art Space
"The Heart, Not The Eye" is a collection of photographic and video storytelling with common themes of community, family, healing, preservation, racial inequalities and love.
January 24, 2022
RIT photojournalism student wins silver in College Photographer of the Year competition
Ben Braun, a fourth-year photojournalism major from Needham, Mass., won silver for Multimedia: Individual Story in this year’s prestigious College Photographer of the Year competition.
January 7, 2022
RIT connections abound in top 2021 photos recognized by ‘TIME,’ ‘New York Times’
The story of 2021—told visually in the top images of the year chosen by photo editors at TIME and The New York Times—has multiple connections to RIT’s nationally recognized School of Photographic Arts and Sciences.
November 17, 2021
One photo at a time, alumna advocates for women in sports
Photojournalism alumna Meg Oliphant '16 — an accomplished photographer who covers professional sports, the Olympics and more — started Women's Sports Archive, a photo service that exclusively offers women’s sports images.
September 7, 2021
New leadership roles, faculty hires highlight changes in College of Art and Design
RIT's Schools of Art, American Crafts, Film and Animation, and Photographic Arts and Sciences are all under new leadership.
August 27, 2021
‘Just Watching With Horror’: A photographer in Afghanistan on the eve of collapse
Politico features Paula Bronstein '78 (photojournalism) detailing her experience on assignment in Afghanistan leading up to the Taliban takeover.
June 16, 2021
Alumnus joins ever-growing list of RIT graduates to win Pulitzer Prize
Evan Vucci ’00, a chief photographer for the Associated Press in Washington, D.C., helped the AP photography staff win the Pulitzer Prize in breaking news photography for a collection of photographs from multiple U.S. cities that cohesively captures the country’s response to the police killing of George Floyd.