April 14, 2021
Amanda Bao: Building bridges as an engineer and a teacher
Associate Professor Amanda Bao brings extensive experience in building bridges and strong connections to students to her classroom, and she is being honored with a 2021 Eisenhart Award for Outstanding Teaching.
April 9, 2021
Podcast: Preparing Students for the New Economy
Anticipating rapid changes in the workplace—further accelerated by lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic—RIT is seizing on the opportunity to guide students to new economy majors that are multidisciplinary, transformative, and future-focused. Dan Johnson, professor of packaging science; Ian Mortimer, vice president for Enrollment Management; and Steven Carnovale, assistant professor of supply chain management, discuss the importance of offering majors that ensure successful outcomes while meeting the ever-changing needs of a new, and evolving, economy.
April 5, 2021
Students Design a Promotional Campaign Across Multiple Media Channels
Students in RIT’s media arts and technology program designed a promotional campaign to raise awareness of the undergraduate programs in the College of Engineering Technology.
March 19, 2021
College of Liberal Arts honors students for writing excellence
RIT's College of Liberal Arts honored student achievements in writing with 15 writing awards on Friday, March 19. This year marks the 41st year the awards were presented, though the first time the ceremony was held virtually.
March 12, 2021
RIT acquires advanced packaging equipment from SPS - The Whole Package and Lantech
RIT’s packaging science program recently received an equipment donation for its Packaging Dynamics Laboratory that will increase its academic and professional training options in safe-guarding shipped products.
March 11, 2021
Former RIT buddies to open new craft brewery in Naples
The Democrat and Chronicle features Dan diGiovanna '13 (mechanical engineering technology) and Trevor Andrews '13 (industrial engineering), owners of Naples Brewing Company.
March 1, 2021
RIT holds student contest to name the Innovative Maker and Learning Complex
The Innovative Maker and Learning Complex will be a building like no other on the RIT campus, and an alumnus who is helping make it possible wants RIT students to give it a name to remember. A contest to name the building is for current RIT undergraduate and graduate students in good standing. Deadline for submission is March 13. Voting will begin March 18.
February 22, 2021
RIT retools its wastewater testing approach for the spring semester
RIT is continuing to refine the way it monitors wastewater to assess the prevalence of coronavirus on campus.
February 12, 2021
TransDigm Group funds new scholarships to help underrepresented students at RIT
The Doug Peacock Scholarship will provide 75 awards in total for three cohort groups of five first-year students selected from the Kate Gleason College of Engineering, College of Engineering Technology, and Saunders College of Business.
February 10, 2021
A Tiger with taste: Kyle DeFord makes an impact as a lifestyle and business influencer
Kyle DeFord has become one of the stars of the HBO Max show STYLISH with Jenna Lyons. But it didn’t happen overnight. Graduating in 2008 in the middle of a recession, DeFord took a position at J. Crew at Eastview Mall. After several years working locally, he was hired as a recruiting coordinator in New York City, which became a pathway for the work he is doing today.
February 3, 2021
Podcast: A KEEN Eye for Engineering
Intersections: The RIT Podcast, Ep. 43: The KEEN Engineering Unleashed network is driving change in engineering education. Patti Cyr, lecturer in the Kate Gleason College of Engineering, and Jennifer O’Neill, assistant professor in the College of Engineering Technology, discuss what the entrepreneurial mindset is and how connections to the network are providing an edge for RIT students.
January 22, 2021
RIT COVID-19 Alert Level moves to Yellow
After careful consideration, we have made the decision to move our alert level on campus from Orange to Yellow, meaning that the prevalence of the virus on campus remains a moderate risk. While this changes our alert level closer to where we all would like to be, we must continue to be extremely vigilant. We must not let our guard down.