Auxiliary Services News

  • August 28, 2023

    person in a cherry picker installing the last letter of Fredericka Douglass Sprague Perry Hall on the outside of a brick building.

    Fredericka Douglass Sprague Perry Hall commemoration planned

    A commemoration to rename an RIT residence hall after a granddaughter of abolitionist Frederick Douglass will be held Thursday evening in conjunction with RIT’s annual Lighting the Way ceremony to welcome women and non-binary students to campus.

  • June 26, 2023

    two chefs in a kitchen making sauces on a large stove, with one chef tasting a sauce with a small spoon.

    More plant-based food headed to RIT

    Greater food options will be available for RIT students, faculty, and staff, as the dining staff explores ways to increase plant-based meal options. Students brought up the subject during meetings with Student Government, as well as student Paw Prints petitions and from members of the RIT Vegan Club.

  • March 31, 2023

    college student wearing chef coat handing out a paper grocery bag.

    Ukraine-themed meal has special meaning for RIT hospitality student

    Hospitality and tourism management students at RIT were given an assignment in their restaurant and event management class: create a pop-up lunch for 200, and come up with the theme, menu, pricing, even marketing. Nika Pikulik decided to honor her homeland with a Ukraine-themed meal.

  • March 24, 2023

    nine staff members pose for a group photo.

    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 22. 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.

  • January 27, 2023

    RIT President Munson sitting in a cafeteria with a plate of food in front of him, holding a sandwich in one hand and giving a thumbs up with the other.

    Move over Reuben. Here comes the Munson

    Dining options at RIT are growing, with the introduction of a sandwich that has gotten a presidential seal of approval. Yes, you can still get a burger, Philly cheese steak, or a club sandwich. But starting Monday, you’ll also be able to order up a Munson.

  • January 9, 2023

    person working in a studio surrounded by metalworking tools and supplies.

    MBA student uses experience at Shop One to help grow her own business

    Some people categorize themselves as right-brained or left-brained when describing what they excel at—whether they are more analytical and practical, or more creative and artistic. Both sides have their value, and Maddy Schoenfeld ’20 (metals and jewelry design) believes that combining the analytical and creative can elevate a small business.

  • October 31, 2022

    two lofted beds in a dorm room.

    Residence halls to undergo major ‘refresh’

    A three-year, multi-million dollar project is about to start on RIT’s 1,800 rooms and nearly 400 bathrooms in 13 residence halls, the first major sprucing up since renovations were done more than 20 years ago.