February 1, 2023
Community members commit to diversity and inclusion
People from across the university are helping RIT make substantial progress on the initiatives laid out in the Action Plan for Race and Ethnicity. Launched in July 2021, the plan unveiled an extensive series of initiatives designed to make RIT more diverse, equitable, and inclusive.
October 24, 2022
Free hackathon for girls grades 6-12 sponsored by Carrier and RIT’s Women in Computing
Young women of Rochester will learn how to use their new coding skills at ROCGirl Hacks, a free all-girl hackathon Nov. 5 at Rochester Institute of Technology. The creative learning event is sponsored by Carrier Global Corp. and RIT’s Women in Computing (WiC).
October 10, 2022
Registration open for free, all-girls hackathon for secondary school students
A free, all-girls hackathon is being held this fall through Women in Computing at Rochester Institute of Technology. Applications are open until Oct. 25 for sixth- through 12th-grade girls to join the program called ROCGirl Hacks – aimed at learning and teaching code, working together and encouraging interest in technology.
February 21, 2022
New computing college initiatives increase support for underrepresented populations
The Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences has a new initiative aimed at increasing its emphasis on diversity at all levels in the college. The GCCIS Diversity Initiatives office will support underrepresented populations, Women in Computing, and diversity and inclusion efforts.
June 3, 2019
RIT hosts NSA-funded summer camps for teenagers to learn cybersecurity
RIT is helping the area’s sharpest young minds gain an interest in cybersecurity careers through free summer programs for middle and high school students. The Co-ed RIT GenCyber camp will be held July 8–12, while the RIT GenCyber for Girls camp will be held July 22–26.