April 12, 2022
Simulated SHED classroom previews new learning space
Walking into the extra-large classrooms in the Student Hall for Exploration and Development (the SHED) will be a new experience for students and faculty alike when the multi-use complex opens its doors in fall 2023. Faculty can preview the new learning environment during the 2022-2023 academic year by teaching in a large-capacity learning space designed to simulate the new active learning spaces in the SHED.
April 6, 2022
Francis Domoy receives RIT Croatia Distinguished Service Award
As part of a 25th anniversary celebration of RIT Croatia, Francis Domoy, the longtime leader of RIT’s hospitality and service management program who was pivotal in the launch of what was then named the American College of Management and Technology, was honored April 1 as a recipient of the RIT Croatia Distinguished Service Award.
April 1, 2022
RIT celebrates outstanding staff with university’s Presidential Awards
RIT honored the service and dedication of its employees with the Presidential Awards for Outstanding Staff ceremony March 31. The annual awards are presented to staff members who exemplify outstanding service and dedication to the university and who exhibit a high degree of personal ethics and integrity while consistently demonstrating a strong commitment to student success.
March 30, 2022
RIT graduate programs rank among best in nation in ‘U.S. News & World Report’ survey
RIT graduate degree programs in engineering, science, and business were featured in the U.S. News & World Report 2023 edition of Best Graduate Schools, released in March.
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 21, 2022
RIT Master Plan cuts tuition in half for eligible alumni
RIT is extending a special graduate tuition scholarship program to recent alumni as the COVID-19 pandemic enters its third year. The program helps alumni who graduated during the pandemic enhance their skill set for the new economy through master’s degrees that build upon collaboration, analytical thinking, complex problem solving, and flexibility.
March 8, 2022
High gas prices could soon mean higher prices at the store
WHAM-TV talks to Steven Carnovale, assistant professor of supply chain management, about the effects of high gas prices on the supply chain.
February 27, 2022
Saunders College promotes gender equality through celebrations of women’s leadership in business
Saunders College of Business is increasing their efforts to promote women in business with the Women’s Leadership Summit, which aims to connect women, allies, alumni, and current and prospective students from the RIT and NTID community and to allow them to share career journeys and to develop new leadership skills and mindsets.
February 17, 2022
RIT/NTID laboratory director has life-size statue on display for If/Then She Can national exhibit
Tiffany Panko, director of the Deaf Health Laboratory in the Center for Culture and Language at NTID, will be among 120 women in STEM personified in life-sized statues that will be on display in Smithsonian gardens and in select Smithsonian museums March 5-27 for the #IfThenSheCan — The Exhibit.
February 16, 2022
Bonadio and RIT partner on employee turnover research project
The Rochester Business Journal reports on a partnership between Saunders College of Business and The Bonadio Group. (This content requires a subscription to view.)
February 16, 2022
International business student leads Women in Business fundraising skating event
Ekua Quagraine, a second-year international business major from Kansas City, Mo., is the current president of Women in Business. Under her leadership, the organization will resume its annual Skate for a Cause event on Feb. 18, to benefit the Malala Fund.
February 10, 2022
RIT alumna’s clothing brand featured in New York Fashion Week
After a lifelong interest in clothing design, Chrystel Anne Clasicas has burst onto the fashion scene, starting by selling face masks in 2020 and showing her work at New York Fashion Week only one year later. Now, she’s preparing to appear again at this year’s New York Fashion Week by showing a collection of designs in collaboration with RIT engineers.