Past Events

Adventures at RT: THE END CREDITS...
Friday, December 8th, 2017
Skalny Room, Center for Religious Life, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

This is the final of the Adventures at RIT: One Professors' Guide to Navigating College series with Professor Reggie Rogers

Graduating soon? Congratulations! However graduation is only the beginning of the next phase of your life and career. As you pack your boxes, reflect on your journey, and prepare to leave, how will you give back to the community that you were immersed in for four/five years? What will you tell those who come after you? The end credits have greater implications than you imagined. In this session, we will talk about how to fortify your newfound community and become an everlasting presence that others will look to as they make their way through RIT. It is a never ending cycle, so what is your legacy?

Adventures at RIT: CRUISING THROUGH THE FINISH LINE
Friday, November 10th, 2017
Skalny Room, Center for Religious Life, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

This is the fourth of the Adventures at RIT: One Professors' Guide to Navigating College series with Professor Reggie Rogers

You are now thriving and are now starting to approach the finish line of your college career. What’s next? Is a graduate degree in your future? Maybe industry is better suited for you? In this session, we will talk about the many paths you can take once college has finished. There is no perfect pathway and each student carves their unique path through college and after. Where are you going?

Adventures at RIT: SURVIVORIT: REMAINING STEADFAST THROUGH ADVERSITY
Friday, October 20th, 2017
Skalny Room, Center for Religious Life, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

This is the third of the Adventures at RIT: One Professors' Guide to Navigating College series with Professor Reggie Rogers

Inevitably, you will hit the proverbial wall of doubt. Doubt about your ability to be successful…doubt about your capabilities in your major…doubt about being viewed in a positive light by your professors. DOUBT is a killer and you must know how to fend it off when it comes calling. In this session, we will discuss how one has to master the art of remaining positive through the toughest of adversities. You may think it is impossible, but nothing is impossible. Come find out how to not just survive at RIT, but thrive…

Adventures at RIT: MARKETING YOURSELF
Friday, September 29th, 2017
Student Alumni Union Room 1500, Alumni Room, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

This is the second of the Adventures at RIT: One Professors' Guide to Navigating College series with Professor Reggie Rogers

Now that you have gotten yourself settled into a routine, it’s time to focus on marketing yourself for others to believe in you. How you present yourself makes all the difference in whether or not you get the job you desire. This is a process that starts from within and includes an understanding of who you are as a person. In this session, we will go through the basics of core skill development (e.g. resume writing, interviewing, dressing for success) so that you will become a shining star when on the front lines of the outside world.

Fiesta en la Plaza - Hispanic Heritage Month Kickoff
Thursday, September 14th, 2017
RIT Global Village Plaza, 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Kicking off Hispanic Heritage Month

Featuring Live Music from Tiana Asiliy La Banda Rebelde

Join us for live music, food, dancing, giveaways and more!

Free event for all!

This event is brought to you by the Division of Diveristy & Inclusion and Center for Campus Life

Adventures at RIT: NEW IN TOWN
Friday, September 8th, 2017
Skalny Room, Center for Religious Life, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

This is the first of the Adventures at RIT: One Professors' Guide to Navigating College series with Professor Reggie Rogers

Just arriving on campus? Welcome! Now that you’re getting settled, you’re probably wondering how to navigate RIT. In this opening session, we will explore how one finds their way through the fields to put themselves in a position to be successful. You will learn how to approach your professors to get help, manage your time with school and social activities, and how to look out for your general well-being. Come to this session if you want to know the secrets of how to traverse this rough landscape.

DiscoveRIT | Eye of the Tiger: Building Your Multicultural Lens
Saturday, August 19th, 2017 to Monday, August 21st, 2017
RIT, (All day)

The intent of this program is to increase your knowledge base on all things RIT, while connecting you with a community that will offer support and encouragement. Geared towards the ALANA (African-American, Latino/a, Asian and Native American) population, these sessions will cover a wide range of topics from building community, time management and navigating through RIT's academic system.

MCAS Summer Bridge Program
Saturday, July 8th, 2017 to Saturday, August 5th, 2017
RIT, (All day)

The MCAS Summer Bridge Program offered its first courses in August 2003. In the time since, the Summer Bridge has grown into a four-week summer academic enrichment, confidence and community-building program that consists of credit-bearing courses, academic enrichment, exposure to research, and pipelines to co-curricular and community service programs.

MCAS Send-off & Family Reception
Friday, May 19th, 2017
MOSAIC, 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Graduating MCAS Students, please bring your families and join us in MOSAIC as we celebrate your success and help usher in this next chapter of your lives! Walk-ins are welcome, however if you know you can make it, please RSVP to Megan Tornow, metnsc@rit.edu

NACME: Dale Carnegie Training
Sunday, May 7th, 2017
Reading Room, 9:00am to 4:30pm

Exclusive to NACME Scholar, this intensive session will provide world class training on delivering high impact presentations from Dale Carnegie Rochester.

Division of Diversity: "Celebration of Excellence"
Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
Ingle Auditorium & Al Davis Room, 7:00pm to 10:00pm

This event, is the evolution of the MCAS Annual Star Awards Celebration, and was created to highlight the accomplishments and undertakings of students, faculty/staff and alumni, along with sharing our division's continued work towards diversity and inclusion. You don't want to miss it!

Creating Your Finals' Study Plan
Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
MOSAIC, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

In collaboration withy ASC and Women of Excellence Supporting STEM (WOESS), MCAS is hosting a workshop designed to help students to prepare for their final exams. Facilitiated by Hannah Weppner & Fernanda Zepeda Melgar.