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  • December 5, 2022

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    Building the SHED: A Q&A with RIT registrar Joe Loffredo

    The Student Hall for Exploration and Development (SHED) and the renovated Wallace Library will reopen in less than a year. Work has begun to schedule the fall semester classes that will be held for the first time in the SHED complex, and Joe Loffredo, RIT associate vice president for Academic Affairs and registrar, is leading the effort to assign the classrooms in Wallace Library.

  • December 5, 2022

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    RIT readies campus master plan that will guide future growth and development

    A comprehensive master planning process for the RIT campus that began in 2020 has resulted in a long-term, conceptual layout that will guide future growth and development across the university’s 1,300 acres over the next 25 to 50 years. The steering committee is now inviting final comments to the campus master plan during a review period that runs through Dec. 23, 2022.

  • October 31, 2022

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    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.

  • September 23, 2022

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    RIT Job Fair taking place on Oct. 1 in downtown Rochester

    RIT will host an in-person job fair in downtown Rochester for people interested in career opportunities at the university. The RIT Job Fair takes place from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1, at the RIT Center for Urban Entrepreneurship, located at 40 Franklin St.

  • September 22, 2022

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    Brown Hall renovations in final stages

    The outside of RIT’s Brown Hall looks the same, but inside everything has changed. Once the final details are settled, Brown Hall will house new laboratories for genomics, computer engineering, and soil and traffic studies, as well as several computer facilities and office space.

  • September 21, 2022

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    RIT university-wide career fair draws thousands of students in search of new pathways

    Roughly 4,000 RIT students and alumni came to RIT’s university-wide career fair today in search of co-ops, internships, or full-time employment. Recruiters from nearly 230 local, regional, and national companies, including Thomson Reuters, Kodak Alaris, Collins Aerospace, L3Harris, and O’Connell Electric Co., were present.

  • September 7, 2022

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    9/11 Remembrance Vigil planned at RIT

    RIT will hold a remembrance vigil Monday morning for those who died in the September 11 terrorist attacks in 2001. The event begins at 8:10 a.m. outside RIT’s Student Alumni Union, next to The Sentinel sculpture, where 2,977 flags will be planted on the grass, honoring each life lost in the attacks.