February 21, 2023
Saunders College women’s leadership events draw hundreds to RIT campus
Saunders College of Business drew hundreds of attendees to the RIT campus Feb. 17 and 18 for the college’s inaugural Women’s Leadership Weekend, hosting the 13th annual Power Your Potential Women’s Conference and 3rd annual Women’s Leadership Summit on consecutive days for the first time ever.
January 24, 2023
RIT students receive Kennedy Center awards
Three RIT students involved in last semester’s production of Everybody brought home awards from the Region II Kennedy Center College Theatre Fest, held Jan. 17-22.
December 8, 2022
RIT Venture Creations’ Ignite program identifies value in ‘cheesy’ start-up company
Student Janessa Steenberg’s plant-based Parmesan-style cheese start-up company, Panacheeza, has earned her a spot in Venture Creations’ Ignite initiative, which gives promising entrepreneurs the power they need to become successful business owners.
November 15, 2022
Holiday collection begins for Toys For Tots
The RIT Student Veterans Club is partnering with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program to collect donated, new, unwrapped toys that will be shared with area children who are less fortunate during the holiday season.
November 10, 2022
Legendary blues musician Joe Beard to perform with RIT students
Joe Beard, a legendary blues guitarist and vocalist from Rochester, is scheduled to perform with students from RIT’s “Harmonica and the Blues” class from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17 at University Gallery in Booth Hall.
November 9, 2022
RIT’s College of Liberal Arts receives grant to enhance philosophy and communication offerings
RIT’s College of Liberal Arts plans to introduce new and revamped philosophy and communication curricula to help students across the university enhance their expressive and analytic communication skills. This was made possible by a $350,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and The Teagle Foundation.
November 7, 2022
RIT hosts 11th annual Veterans Day Breakfast on Friday
RIT is holding its 11th annual Veterans Day Breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, in the Gordon Field House. It is free and open to the community.
October 28, 2022
RIT and its Air Force ROTC detachment receive prestigious partnership award
RIT and its Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps Detachment 538 were presented the 2021 Department of Defense ROTC and Higher Educational Institution Partnership Excellence Award this morning. The award recognizes the detachment’s success as well as RIT’s contribution to the program.
October 27, 2022
RIT students assist local community with EUREKA! workshop
Thirty-two students from a variety of majors used their design-thinking skills to solve hiring and retention challenges faced by local nonprofit CP Rochester.
October 13, 2022
RIT sponsors Radical Reversal performance at Innovation Square on Nov. 3
On Thursday, Nov. 3, RIT’s College of Art and Design, College of Liberal Arts, and School of Individualized Study invites the community to a performance by Radical Reversal, a five-piece experimental poetry band.
September 29, 2022
Local folklore legends and ghost stories
WXXI’s “Connections” program features Hannah Davis, professor of practice in the School of Individualized Study.
September 27, 2022
RIT Faculty Fellows share their playbook for effective teaching
RIT faculty are a resource not just for students, but for their colleagues as well. Now, a fellowship program will share their expertise through peer mentorship, training, and program development. The Center for Teaching and Learning Faculty Fellows Program launched this fall with eight fellowships.