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  • April 18, 2022

    graphic that reads: ROAR Day, Thursday, April 21.

    Don’t forget to ROAR on April 21

    ROAR (Raise Our Annual Responses) Day is an annual day of giving that provides alumni, parents, faculty, staff, and friends the opportunity to come together to support the area of the university they care about most. This year marks the 16th ROAR Day at RIT.

  • April 1, 2022

    group of people standing in a semi-circle holding glass awards.

    RIT celebrates outstanding staff with university’s Presidential Awards

    RIT honored the service and dedication of its employees with the Presidential Awards for Outstanding Staff ceremony March 31. The annual awards are presented to staff members who exemplify outstanding service and dedication to the university and who exhibit a high degree of personal ethics and integrity while consistently demonstrating a strong commitment to student success.

  • March 29, 2022

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    International print technology company donates color management software to RIT

    GMG Color recently donated one of its high-end color management software systems, ColorProof, to RIT. The system will be used as part of classroom instruction and research projects based in RIT’s Department of Graphic Media Sciences and Technology to better evaluate color quality prior to print production.

  • March 23, 2022

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    Record applicant pool signals demographic shifts for RIT

    More women are applying to RIT than ever before, especially in STEM programs. Applications from women were up 13 percent across the board from last year. The surge in women applicants in STEM is helping an overall record year for applications.

  • March 15, 2022

    portrait of Larry Lewis.

    RIT alumnus named FIRST Robotics Volunteer of the Year for second time

    Larry Lewis ’04 (electrical engineering technology) was honored as this year’s FIRST Robotics Finger Lakes Regional Volunteer of the Year. This is the second time he has been recognized for work with the Penfield High School team, his organization of numerous new FIRST teams across the K-12 spectrum, as well as his inspiring work throughout the pandemic.

  • March 9, 2022

    members of the various branches of the U.S. military standing during a breakfast.

    RIT designated a Military Friendly School for 2022-2023

    The Military Friendly Schools list is created each year based on extensive research using public data sources for more than 8,800 schools nationwide, input from student veterans, and responses to the proprietary, data-driven Military Friendly Schools survey from participating institutions.

  • March 4, 2022

    student and employer meeting at a career fair.

    RIT fuels employment pipeline for innovative employers

    More than 2,200 RIT students donned business attire to meet with recruiters from 160 prospective local, regional, and national employers during Wednesday’s university-wide career fair inside the Gordon Field House.

  • February 15, 2022

    student designing a printed circuit board on a computer.

    RIT partners with industry experts on new curriculum in electronics design and manufacturing

    EMA Design Automation, Cadence Design Systems Inc., and RIT are collaborating to provide college-level printed circuit board (PCB) design courses for students in RIT’s College of Engineering Technology. Taught both online and in-person by PCB design industry experts, the courses can provide engineers with training and development opportunities in key areas of electronics design and manufacturing.