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  • October 14, 2021

    closeup of RIT President Munson talking into a radio station microphone.

    Munson says campus is lively, growing

    In his latest “Ask Munson” series on WITR-FM (89.7), RIT President David Munson said the campus now is as lively as he’s ever seen it, with students enjoying activities, this weekend’s Brick City Homecoming and Family Weekend, and construction projects at full speed.

  • October 12, 2021

    Professor Luvon Sheppard teaches his watercolor class in 2017.

    Luvon Sheppard tributes

    Current and former students, colleagues and others share stories of how they have been influenced by Professor Luvon Sheppard's compassion and wisdom.

  • October 4, 2021

    environmental portrait of Twyla Cummings.

    RIT Graduate School Dean Twyla Cummings to retire

    RIT Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate School Twyla Cummings will retire from RIT effective June 30. Cummings oversaw the evolution of the Office of Graduate Education to the RIT Graduate School in support of RIT’s Strategic Plan 2018-2025, and RIT added five new Ph.D. programs during her tenure.

  • September 29, 2021

    graphic for 2021 virtual/augmented reality college rankings.

    RIT ranked among top AR/VR Colleges 

    RIT ranked No. 6 on the 2021 Augmented/Virtual Reality (AR/VR) College Rankings from Animation Career Review. RIT also ranked No. 3 on the east coast and No. 5 among private schools.

  • September 22, 2021

    Brick City Homecoming and Family Weekend logo.

    Brick City Weekend returns Oct. 15-17

    This year’s Brick City Homecoming and Family Weekend, Oct. 15 through 17, features numerous in-person events including entertainment, hockey, speakers, escape rooms, axe throwing, a zip line, tours, open houses, and more. Building on the success of last year’s Tiger Alumni Week, a variety of virtual programs specifically for alumni will be held beginning on Oct. 11.