Nicole Scott is Diné (Navajo) and grew up on the Navajo Nation in Northern Arizona. She is of The Red Running Into Water Clan (Táchii’nii), born for the Big Water Clan (Tótsohnii).
As the Director for the Native American Future Stewards Program (FSP), she oversees the recruitment of Native American students to RIT, the implementation and effectiveness of the program, as well as provides academic and social support to FSP students. Nicole is also an advisor to two of the Native American student organizations at RIT: American Indian Science & Engineering Society (AISES) and the Native American Student Association (NASA).
Nicole received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ) and her Master of Science degree from the Rochester Institute of Technology. Nicole's office is located in Global Village Bldg 400, Room 2075.
Dr. Roger Dube
Roger R. Dube, Professor in the College of Science and Director of Science Exploration, has been at RIT for 6 years. He is a faculty member of RIT’s Future Stewards Program. He is Principal Investigator (PI) for the NYS CSTEP grant, and is PI for an NSF REU grant, “Imaging in the Physical Sciences”. Roger seeks to actively engage students in research during both the academic year and the summers. One of his major accomplishments is the successful Iroquois White Corn Project at Ganondagan, although he was only one of several key people on that.
Roger holds a BA from Cornell in physics, and a PhD in physics from Princeton. His career has included professorships at Caltech, University of Michigan, University of Arizona, and now RIT. He continues as an entrepreneur, having started 2 successful businesses, and is a past member of the Licensing Executives Society. He is faculty mentor for RIT’s student improv organizations.
In addition to the Future Stewards Program, Roger has served as a reviewer of applications for graduate fellowships for the National Academy of Science’s Ford Foundation Fellowships. He has served on the boards of Friends of Ganondagan and the Fallback Improv Theater.