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Anna Stenport

  • September 6, 2022

    a science museum exhibit featuring projections of the surface of the Earth on a large sphere.

    RIT establishes formal partnership with RMSC

    RIT’s College of Liberal Arts and College of Science have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the RMSC to formalize a partnership between the institutions. Through the formalized partnership, RIT and RMSC will build upon and expand its existing collaborations to benefit both the RIT and greater Rochester communities.

  • August 24, 2022

    professor talking to students in a computer lab.

    New name, same curriculum: Humanities, computing, and design program

    RIT’s digital humanities and social sciences program has opted for a new name: humanities, computing, and design (HCD). The new name more accurately reflects the skillset graduates leave with, and it is more recognizable among prospective students, their families, and employers.

  • June 6, 2022

    woman conducting a student orchestra.

    Podcast: Creating a new School of Performing Arts 

    Intersections: The RIT Podcast, Ep. 59: In July 2022, RIT opens a new School of Performing Arts to offer additional creative opportunities for thousands of students who wish to pursue their passions in performance while majoring in a range of other fields. College of Liberal Arts Dean Anna Stenport talks with Thomas Warfield, director of dance at NTID, and Assistant Professor Yunn-Shan Ma, director of the RIT Philharmonic Orchestra, on ways RIT is making dreams come true for students interested in performing arts.

  • April 8, 2022

    seven dancers dressed in shades of blue and purple reaching out in various directions.

    RIT to create a School of Performing Arts

    RIT is creating a School of Performing Arts to offer additional creative opportunities for thousands of students who wish to pursue their passions in performance while majoring in a range of other fields. The new school will be housed within RIT’s College of Liberal Arts beginning July 1, and a national search is underway for a director. 

  • March 15, 2022

    portrait of College of Liberal Arts Dean Anna Stenport.

    Meet College of Liberal Arts Dean Anna Stenport

    RIT’s College of Liberal Arts began the academic year under new leadership. Dean Anna Stenport joined RIT from Georgia Institute of Technology’s Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts in September following a nationwide search. Stenport is a professor of communication and an expert in transnational cinema and media, modern literature and drama, and visual and cultural studies, with a focus on the Arctic and Nordic regions.

  • March 9, 2022

    RIT representatives with Grosodonias at Geva

    Gift provides access to Geva shows for RIT Performing Arts Scholars

    A $5,000 gift from Michael and Joanna Grosodonia of Rochester will allow performing arts students at Rochester Institute of Technology to see live, professional theater productions at Geva Theatre Center. In addition to tickets, the gift also pays for transportation to bring the students from the main campus to the theater in downtown Rochester.