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RIT Saunders College of Business distinguished professor earns Trailblazer Award
dt ogilvie, Distinguished Professor of Urban Entrepreneurship at Rochester Institute of Technology's Saunders College of Business, has been given the Trailblazer Award by The PhD Project Management Doctoral Student Association. According to The PhD Project, ogilvie was selected for the award based upon her scholarly contribution to the field of management... READ MORE »
RIT announces 2018-2019 theatrical season
Four performances on diverse topics such as a cabaret in Nazi Germany, the bitterness resulting from racial discrimination in baseball, a dance production using sign language and poetry to address children's challenges and equality, and the earth's post-apocalyptic future are part of a new collaborative season by Rochester Institute of Technology's... READ MORE »
Veteran journalist Janet Lomax named RIT's 2018-19 Minett Professor
Janet Lomax, an award-winning Rochester-area journalist with 40 years of broadcasting experience, is the 2018-19 Frederick H. Minett Professor at Rochester Institute of Technology. The Minett Professorship brings distinguished Rochester-area multicultural professionals to the RIT campus to share their professional knowledge and experience with RIT's students, faculty and staff for one academic... READ MORE »
RIT's diversity and inclusion efforts earn the university two national awards
Rochester Institute of Technology's work to establish a diverse and inclusive environment earned two awards from national organizations this fall. For the second year in a row, RIT is being honored as an institution committed to diversity for 2018 by Minority Access, Incorporated. Minority Access is a nonprofit organization committed to increasing... READ MORE »
RIT wins collaborative NSF award to improve STEM ecosystem
Rochester Institute of Technology is helping to build a national network for improving access to graduate education for underrepresented students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. RIT professor Casey Miller won $880,000 from the National Science Foundation INCLUDES program, one of the NSF's 10 Big Ideas for Future Investments. The national program... READ MORE »
Inclusive Excellence cultivates diversity in research and mentoring
RIT's Inclusive Excellence initiative is working to create a deeper understanding of diversity in the College of Science and on the RIT campus. Awareness training and compassionate communication underlie the program's three practice areas-research/mentoring, classroom practice/teaching and informal community. The first Inclusive Excellence research fellowship was held this summer and paired seven... READ MORE »
RIT president outlines university's 2025 Strategic Plan
Rochester Institute of Technology President David Munson said exciting changes are in the works in RIT's revised 2025 Strategic Plan that will help the university get closer to becoming a top-50 university, yet unlike any other top-50 university in the nation. More focused goals; expanded partnerships locally, regionally and globally; the addition... READ MORE »
CNN political commentator Tara Setmayer to keynote RIT's 2019 Expressions of King's Legacy event
CNN political commentator Tara Setmayer will be the keynote speaker for the annual Expressions of King's Legacy celebration at Rochester Institute of Technology. Setmayer headlines the program taking place from noon to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 31, in RIT's Gordon Field House and Activities Center. In addition to her work as... READ MORE »
RIT's newest students urged to dream and change the world
Get involved, know your fellow students and professors, and take advantage of as many opportunities as you can. That was a main theme expressed during the Convocation for New Students at Rochester Institute of Technology today, as the university welcomed its most academically qualified first-year students, who had an average 1300 SAT... READ MORE »
RIT welcomes 2018 class of Destler/Johnson Rochester City Scholars Aug. 27
Rochester Institute of Technology will welcome the ninth class of Destler/Johnson Rochester City Scholars at a ceremony at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 27, at Liberty Hill, located at 2201 Lehigh Station Road, Henrietta. The 21 new scholars come from Rochester Prep High School, School of the Arts, Joseph C. Wilson Magnet High... READ MORE »