Through innovative curricula in the arts, humanities, and social sciences, our College of Liberal Arts prepares students not only for successful careers, but also for a lifetime of personal growth and responsible citizenship.
A difficult task to accomplish, yet a joy to teach, Kruger enjoys composing for visual mediums. As chair of the Department of Performing Arts and Visual Culture, Krugar focuses on enhancing a scene with music while keeping the audience immersed in the medium.
Giving a Voice to a Community
Tianna Manon '15
As an alum of the journalism program, Manon has put into practice the storytelling platforms and opportunities She took advantage of at RIT. Today, Manon serves as editor-in-chief of Open Mic Rochester, an online magazine that gives a voice to Rochester’s black community.
The Hands of Time
At RIT’s makerspace you’re free to design, test, tinker, and build. Hatch utilizes The Construct to create 3D-printed mannequin hands for Genesee Country Village & Museum's 19-century clothing exhibit.
Seeing the world through the eyes of a different species is just one way we connect with the world around us. Through faculty-led research, Wegman is working to improve the quality of life for North American River Otters by studying their visual perception.
Under the new program, first-year students at Monroe, Finger Lakes or Genesee Community colleges can enroll to complete a bachelor’s degree from RIT. The students would attend RIT for their second year, and after completing that year, would receive their associate degree from their community college. They would then go on to finish their bachelor’s degree from RIT.
The 28th annual Undergraduate Research Symposium, held on Aug. 1, is structured as a professional research conference. Research themes included everything from fundamental microbiology to the fine arts.
You do what? From accountant to the stars to sustainable chocolate producer, RIT alumni have some pretty cool careers. Read about Tianna Mañón ’15 (journalism, political science), editor-in-chief of Open Mic Rochester, a news organization that is run by and for the black community.
Brigadier General Stacy Babcock ’91 (criminal justice) ’96 (educational interpreting) ’98 MS (instructional technology) assumed duties earlier this year as the Deputy Commanding General at the 63rd Readiness Division in Mountain View, Calif.
RT @RITtigers: At the 28th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium on August 1, #RIT students had the opportunity to showcase their research and creative projects undertaken during the past year.
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Anderson Cooper headlines RIT’s Brick City Weekend
Journalist Anderson Cooper, anchor of CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360° and a correspondent for CBS’s 60 Minutes, will be the Student Government Distinguished Speaker at Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend, Oct. 18-20. t.co/SA7musN3rI