April 12, 2021
Applied Modern Language and Culture Majors Make Dean's List
A number of students majoring in Applied Modern Language and Culture have earned a spot on the Dean's List for Fall 2020.
April 9, 2021
Double celebration will honor 2020 and 2021 Davis Award recipients
This year’s recognition of RIT’s Alfred L. Davis Distinguished Public Service Award winners will be a double celebration, as faculty and student recipients from 2020 and 2021 are honored April 13. Luane Davis Haggerty will receive the 2021 Four Presidents Distinguished Public Service Award, and Bhuvish Mehta will receive the 2021 Bruce R. James ’64 Distinguished Public Service Award. Thomas Warfield was awarded the 2020 Four Presidents Distinguished Public Service Award, and Çlirim Sheremeti was awarded the 2020 Bruce R. James ’64 Distinguished Public Service Award.
April 9, 2021
‘She Kills Monsters: Virtual Realms’ premieres April 16-18
RIT/NTID presents “She Kills Monsters: Virtual Realms,” for four performances, next Friday through April 18. While the audience will watch virtually, the actors will be performing live in several “actor stations” in Lyndon Baines Johnson Hall and its Robert F. Panara Theatre.
April 7, 2021
Difference Makers at RIT: Alumna Celeste Brown
The Division of Diversity & Inclusion is highlighting women whose work makes a positive contribution to the RIT community, including Sociology and Anthropology alumna Celeste Brown, who works as the Head Coach for Women's Ice Hockey.
April 7, 2021
RIT’s College of Liberal Arts adds two new bachelor’s degrees in history and English
Two new degree programs within RIT’s College of Liberal Arts were approved by the New York State Department of Education and will be accepting students this fall. The Bachelor of Science degrees in history and English will be open to new students as well as existing RIT students who want a new or double major.
April 1, 2021
Student Government Women’s Senator to speak at Moving Forward symposium
Anika Griffiths, a fourth-year sociology and anthropology major and Student Government Women’s Senator, has been selected to give a spoken-word performance at RIT’s Moving Forward: Suffrage Past, Present and Future symposium on April 8.
March 19, 2021
College of Liberal Arts honors students for writing excellence
RIT's College of Liberal Arts honored student achievements in writing with 15 writing awards on Friday, March 19. This year marks the 41st year the awards were presented, though the first time the ceremony was held virtually.
March 17, 2021
Tiger Records offers RIT students insight into the music industry
For years, Rochester Institute of Technology students have been able to take music lessons. But now, they can also learn more about the music industry by taking a class about artist management, recording, production, and marketing.
March 10, 2021
Broadway veterans host workshops for RIT students
RIT students have the opportunity this spring to learn from professional artists in a series of free virtual workshops with Broadway performers and dancers. The “Broadway Comes to RIT” series will be held on Sundays, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. via Zoom.
March 10, 2021
RIT/NTID establishes new bachelor’s degree program in community development and inclusive leadership
NTID has received approval from the New York State Education Department for a bachelor’s degree program in community development and inclusive leadership. The new program will admit its first students in fall 2022
March 3, 2021
Essay: Should we give up exercise because COVID is still with us?
Essay by Amit Batabyal, the Arthur J. Gosnell Professor of Economics, published by the Democrat and Chronicle.
March 1, 2021
RIT holds student contest to name the Innovative Maker and Learning Complex
The Innovative Maker and Learning Complex will be a building like no other on the RIT campus, and an alumnus who is helping make it possible wants RIT students to give it a name to remember. A contest to name the building is for current RIT undergraduate and graduate students in good standing. Deadline for submission is March 13. Voting will begin March 18.