August 12, 2022
First RIT cohort in BS/MD program begins first year at SUNY Upstate Medical University
RIT biomedical sciences program graduates Cameron Shuman and Zach Williams represent the first cohort of students admitted to the State University of New York Upstate Medical University.
August 9, 2022
College of Health Sciences and Technology adopts new organizational structure
RIT’s College of Health Sciences and Technology is preparing for significant growth with a new streamlined organizational structure. The move clarifies direct reporting and aligns the college with the university’s model of grouping programs under departments.
August 3, 2022
RIT medical illustration MFA program awarded initial accreditation
The medical illustration MFA program at RIT has been awarded initial accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). The award recognizes the program’s compliance with national standards and guidelines established by the profession.
June 21, 2022
RIT health systems management MS program earns national accreditation
The health systems management online MS program at RIT has been awarded accreditation in compliance with national standards and guidelines that define the healthcare management field.
June 3, 2022
Nutrition and dietetics majors study Mediterranean diet in Greece this summer
Zoraa Victor, a fourth-year student in the dietetics and nutrition BS program in the Wegmans School of Health and Nutrition, will spend six weeks studying the plant-based Mediterranean diet at Perrotis College in Thessaloniki, the second largest city in Greece.
May 24, 2022
RIT researcher studies pica practices and iron nutrition among pregnant women
Brenda Abu, assistant professor in RIT’s Wegmans School of Health and Nutrition, seeks to understand the effect pica, iron deficiency anemia, and food insecurity have on maternal health during pregnancy. Pica refers to excessive craving and/or eating of non-food items, such as, clay, soil, paper, ice, and paint chips.
May 16, 2022
RIT physician assistant alumna wins Fulbright award to conduct clinical trial in Bahrain
Maria Morcos ’22 BS/MS (physician assistant) will spend the next academic year conducting a clinical asthma trial at the Royal College of Surgeons in Bahrain. It will be the first asthma clinical trial in the area.
May 9, 2022
2021-2022 Distinguished Alumni Awards: Ted Van Horne
Ted Van Horne BS ’99 is chief operating officer of Global Medical Response and is being honored by the College of Health Sciences and Technology.
May 6, 2022
RIT grads told to ‘enrich the world’ with grace
RIT celebrated its 137th academic convocation Friday morning in the Gordon Field House and Activities Center. Keynote speaker Kimberly Bryant, founder of the nonprofit organization Black Girls CODE, told the graduates to be proud of their achievement, be excited about what is next in their lives, and remember—with grace—what it took to get to this milestone.
May 2, 2022
RIT's 2022 graduates are on to amazing things
RIT’s graduates shape the future and improve the world through creativity and innovation. Our graduates are leveraging the power of technology, the arts, and design for the greater good. See how they are doing it and what is next for them.
April 26, 2022
RIT prepares graduates for advanced degrees
Many RIT students' experiences as undergraduates have helped them get into top graduate degree programs.
April 26, 2022
Community service informs career paths for graduating students
From pandemic response to rebuilding after natural disasters, RIT students will draw upon their foundation of community service in their careers after graduation.