February 14, 2024
Dover couple celebrates 75 years: 'Staying married is an achievement'
Foster’s Daily Democrat features alumna Sue Bicknell, who recently celebrated her 75th wedding anniversary with her husband, Richard.
February 9, 2024
Alumna and prominent designer is RIT’s Academic Convocation keynote speaker
Patricia Moore, prestigious designer and gerontologist, will be the keynote speaker for RIT's Academic Convocation on Friday, May 10. Moore will share her vision for the Class of 2024 and its potential and responsibility for worldwide dignity, equity, and peace, by design.
December 1, 2023
Tigers turn Big Apple orange
An advertising campaign showcasing RIT’s creativity and innovation as a leading university took over Grand Central Terminal and Station, and even some rail cars traveling to Westchester County and Connecticut.
December 1, 2023
Distinguished Alumni Award winners named for 2023-2024
Twelve RIT alumni have been honored with Distinguished Alumni Awards for the 2023-2024 year. The Distinguished Alumni Awards are presented annually by each of RIT’s nine colleges, the School of Individualized Study, and the RIT Graduate School to alumni who have performed at the highest levels of their profession or who have contributed to the advancement and leadership of civic, philanthropic, or service organizations.
November 29, 2023
Transformative Campaign propels university to new heights
More than $200 million has been given to Transforming RIT to support scholarships and the student experience to ensure the best and brightest minds can attend RIT regardless of their financial circumstances. The campaign, launched publicly in 2018, is bringing RIT’s strategic plan to life by investing in student success, creating world-class facilities, advancing research and discovery, and innovating careers of the future.
October 16, 2023
Gala marks successful conclusion of Transforming RIT: The Campaign for Greatness
Nearly 300 people gathered on Friday evening at the beginning of Brick City Homecoming and Family Weekend as RIT officials marked the successful conclusion of Transforming RIT: The Campaign for Greatness. RIT’s largest-ever fundraising campaign raised $1,059,581,463 to propel the university forward in its pursuits at the intersection of technology, the arts, and design.
October 13, 2023
Inspiring imaginations, SHED dedicated with official ribbon-cutting ceremony
With oversized orange scissors and an orange ribbon, the Student Hall for Exploration and Development (SHED) was officially dedicated Thursday, Oct. 12, in the center of the RIT campus. The ribbon-cutting ceremony was part of Brick City Homecoming and Family Weekend, as the Board of Trustees, President’s Roundtable, and many national advisory councils and volunteer groups are on campus for the celebratory weekend.
October 2, 2023
Entertainment, tours, wine tasting, hockey, and more offered at RIT’s Brick City homecoming
From hockey games and performing arts presentations to receptions and reunions, RIT’s Brick City Homecoming and Family Weekend has more than 100 events planned from Oct. 13 to 15.
September 25, 2023
ROAR for RIT on Sept. 28-29
Noon on Sept. 28 marks the kickoff of this year’s 18th annual ROAR Day, which provides an opportunity for members of the RIT community to support their favorite parts of the university. Gifts made during ROAR Day fund the future of RIT across every college as well as athletics, diversity and inclusion, performing arts, scholarships, and more.
September 21, 2023
Brick City weekend features RIT Alumni Oktoberfest Oct. 14
Alumni brewers, winemakers, and cidermakers from 10 businesses will be on hand to answer questions and provide samples at the second annual RIT Alumni Oktoberfest on Oct. 14.
September 8, 2023
Two faculty members installed as Harris Endowed Professors in RIT’s College of Science
Christopher Collison was appointed to the Jane King Harris Endowed Professorship and Emmett Ientilucci was selected for the Gerald W. Harris Endowed Professorship by College of Science Dean Andre Hudson. RIT alumnus Jeffrey Harris ’75 (photographic science and instrumentation) and his partner, Joyce Pratt, established the professorships in 2022 with a generous gift in honor of Harris’s parents, the namesakes of the positions.
August 14, 2023
Alumni come together to produce new film, ‘Blue Hour: The Disappearance of Nick Brandreth’
Alumni from RIT’s photography programs joined forces to create a new film, Blue Hour: The Disappearance of Nick Brandreth, now streaming on Amazon Prime.