• April 24, 2013

    What to do in Case of an Armed Intruder

    Armed intruders are some of the most frightening causes of emergencies that could possibly happen on a college campus. So what should you do if an armed intruder is in your area? Run, Hide or Take action. Evacuate If there is an accessible escape path, take it. Move immediately out of the area to a safe location, if you can. Notify others of [...]
  • April 23, 2013

    Small Changes Make a Big Difference

    Have you seen an increase in people on campus wearing pedometers? Wonder why? Well RIT’s Better Me program is challenging staff and faculty to increase the amount of steps they take every day as part of the Eat Well Live Well Challenge The goal is to show that small changes can make a big difference in one’s health and wellness. The second [...]
  • April 18, 2013

    Spring Cleaning

    Spring is finally here to stay in Rochester, NY… hopefully! With all of the snow melting and grass growing, you may notice how nice the campus begins to look, giant pots filled with beautiful flowers seem to magically appear, all of the dead leaves from fall disappear and of course the grass looks much greener at RIT than any other school. [...]
  • April 17, 2013

    How to Handle Medical Emergencies Involving Hazardous Materials

    Before working with any hazardous material as a part of work or class, you must understand the material being used and any hazards posed by the material. The Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) will provide information regarding physical and health hazards, as well as information regarding protective measures. Individuals should never work alone [...]
  • April 16, 2013

    RIT Partners in Dining: Adding Variety to your Meal Plan

    With over 15 dining locations on campus, RIT is a leader in providing students and faculty with a variety of choices for food. Whether you’re looking for a quick snack from Bytes, or you’re meeting your professor for lunch at Brick City Cafe, RIT has a seemingly endless number of choices for you! However, it is understandable that some [...]
  • April 11, 2013


    Calling all RIT Behind the Bricks fans and followers! Are you ready for a three-week long contest where you can win some great prizes? We are! Beginning next Tuesday, April 16 th , we will be giving out $50 gift cards to Barnes & Noble , Digital Den and Shop One2! What do you have to do to win these great prizes? First, go to the RIT Behind [...]
  • April 10, 2013

    In, Out, Away

    Emergencies, whether we like it or not, from time to time. It is always best to have an individual emergency action plan in case something goes wrong. In the event of an emergency be prepared by keeping actions simple in order to stay safe. If an emergency arises, remember three key words: “IN, OUT, AWAY” IN means “Get In or Stay In” [...]
  • April 9, 2013

    Shop One2

    Have you ever visited Shop One2 ? Chances are most students have never been. Shop One2 is a unique gift shop on the RIT campus where you can find a great gift for a special someone. Shop One2 houses different artwork from RIT students, faculty and affiliated artists. The store has a wide variety of photography, prints, paintings, blown glass, [...]
  • April 4, 2013

    Digital Den

    The Digital Den ( Facebook ), located in Monroe Hall near Artesano’s and Bytes on the Run, is a great place to get essential supplies like computers, cables, adapters, printers, other electronics and special photo paper. As an RIT student, you can get different software such as Adobe and Microsoft Office at a discounted rate. At the Digital [...]