Inspiring performances by Danielle Ponder and the Tomorrow People and poet Reenah Golden during the 2018 Expressions of King’s Legacy event on January 25th from 12:00 noon until 2p.m. where Dr. Marc Lamont Hill will deliver the keynote address.
The Isaac L. Jordan Sr. Faculty Pluralism Award is a university-wide award that recognizes faculty members for their significant contributions to enhance diversity and inclusion at RIT. As RIT's first chairperson of the Commission for Promoting Pluralism, Jordan provided outstanding leadership in advancing pluralism at RIT. He set an example for others to emulate. This award in his name ensures the continuance of his legacy and honors those who carry out his work.
February marks the beginning of Black Heritage Month. At RIT, we’re excited to begin with the kickoff celebration on Thursday, February 1, 2018 in the Fireside Lounge from 12 noon until 2 p.m. Join us for music, giveaways, food and more!
The Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) program is funded by the National Science Foundation and we’ve accepted 13 new LSAMP scholars. Each of these students, who major in a designated STEM field, will have the support of various resources, workshops and hands-on learning experiences on and off campus to:
sharpen their research skills while working alongside faculty-led research projects
participate in a 10–week Summer Research Internship opportunity
“I wanted to travel the world and experience different cultures,” said Patrice D. Golbourne, a Civil Engineering Technology student in the College of Applied Science and Technology. Patrice didn’t have many experiences traveling outside the United States, except as a child during a family trip to Jamaica. Patrice knew studying abroad was important to her and “how essential it is to learn and be willing to adapt to different environments,” she explained.