S. Manian Ramkumar
May 23, 2022
College of Engineering Technology combines print and packaging departments to elevate strategic, career focus
This change comes about to further address the interdisciplinary trends and growth taking place in both the evolving print and packaging industries. It reflects the college and RIT’s focus on aligning programs to better provide a highly skilled workforce for each area.
February 11, 2022
James Hammer donates $1 million to establish Hammer Family Packaging and Graphic Media Center at RIT
The Hammer Family Packaging and Graphic Media Center will consist of several laboratories focused on materials testing, distribution, digital processing, and workflow analysis for packaging and commercial printing.
December 9, 2021
RIT recognized by Veterans Outreach Center for workforce training program initiative
Veterans Outreach Center honored Rochester Institute of Technology, Foodlink, and the CHS Mobile Integrated Health teams this week with its annual Service Provider Awards. The ceremony, held at the local center, recognized the groups’ contributions in the areas of employment, food and living resources, and medical services for area veterans.
September 22, 2020
ASM and RIT’s Expanded Partnership Produces Tomorrow’s Industry Leaders
U.S. Tech features RIT's partnership with ASM Assembly Systems.
February 10, 2020
RIT’s printing school renamed the Department of Graphic Media Science and Technology
The School of Media Sciences at Rochester Institute of Technology will change its name to the Department of Graphic Media Science and Technology. The change is effective immediately.
November 18, 2019
Learning from Industry: Employers keep RIT’s curriculum forward-looking
For the last several decades, volunteer groups have played a pivotal role in keeping RIT’s curriculum relevant and current with the latest industry trends. The groups of 10 to 30 leaders from a wide variety of companies come together a few times a year to offer their insights for RIT faculty and staff in nearly every college.
May 1, 2019
S. Manian Ramkumar named dean of RIT’s College of Engineering Technology
Ramkumar, an RIT alumnus and former faculty member, had been serving as interim dean and was named to the permanent position following a national search. He assumes the permanent dean’s role immediately and said he intends to continue the college’s focus on producing highly talented, applied engineers and applied scientists who will make a difference.
April 16, 2019
Mahany Welding Supply donates equipment to College of Engineering Technology
Mahany Welding Supply donated two gas metal arc welding cells and two gas tungsten arc welding cells to be used within an advanced manufacturing degree program in RIT’s College of Engineering Technology to provide needed workforce skills.