Welcoming the 10th Class of Destler/Johnson Rochester City Scholars and first recipients of the Mark and Maureen Davitt Graduate Education Endowed Scholarship
Rochester Institute of Technology welcomed new students from two scholarship programs designed to support City of Rochester residents.
Interested in Diversity Education? There are several ways for you to get engaged and increase your cultural humility. The first is, A Cup with T (Dr. Taj Smith), a drop-in consultation hour. Joining me at each offering this semester will be NTID’s Interim Director of Diversity and Inclusion, Pam Christopher. Bring your questions or ideas related to diversity, inclusion and equity. There are three opportunities: Sept. 16 (Java's), Oct. 11 (CSD Lobby) and Nov. 5 (Artesanos).
BACC is an organization that was established in 1969 and built on a rich history of achievement, pride, and unity. It began as a way for minority students to unify and build a strong voice for the African American student when very few acknowledged what they felt or had to say. Today, the fundamental purpose of the BACC is to improve the overall image, mindset, and college experience of the Black student at Rochester Institute of Technology.
Do you know a veteran who would be interested in learning how to use their military benefits to their full advantage? Through the generous support of Bank of America, Veterans Upward Bound has been awarded a $6,000 grant to provide financial literacy workshops to veterans. The series begins on Monday, November 18th and runs through December 16th. Registration deadline is November 11th.
The sessions are open to all veterans with dinner provided. If you know a veteran, share this information with them.
The partnership between RIT and Rochester Prep High School (RPHS) enters its sixth year of operation this fall. Conceived and funded by RIT trustee Ron Zarrella, the unique arrangement between RIT and this public urban charter school just gets better and better.
Donathan Brown, Ph.D, joined the Division of Diversity and Inclusion in the Office of Faculty Diversity and Recruitment (OFDR) on August 12th as assistant provost and assistant vice president for faculty diversity and recruitment. While overseeing the Office of Faculty Diversity and Recruitment (OFDR), Dr. Brown will provide institutional leadership for the effective recruitment and advancement of a diverse and excellent faculty.