Department of Modern Languages and Cultures – News

  • October 31, 2019

    Student speaks with woman in Italy though videoconferencing equipment.

    RIT brings more technology into new language lab

    A new classroom lab, complete with wireless headphones, large touch-screen monitors and retractable computers that can be lowered into desks to improve visibility, has opened in RIT’s Department of Modern Languages and Cultures.

  • May 2, 2019

    Student poses sitting at table with notebook and laptop.

    RIT graduate on her way to Kosovo to teach English

    Growing up in Youngstown, N.Y., near Niagara Falls, Alessandra Santarosa always had the urge to explore. As she readies to graduate this month from RIT with a bachelor’s degree in political science and minors in German, and sociology and anthropology, Santarosa is ready for more adventures: joining the Peace Corps and teaching English in Kosovo for two years.

  • April 1, 2019

    Large group of students stands with dean.

    RIT’s College of Liberal Arts honors students for writing excellence

    RIT’s College of Liberal Arts honored student achievement in writing on Friday with the presentation of more than a dozen writing awards for essays varying from sanctuary cities, how democracies can withstand outside meddling, and the excavation, preservation and reconstruction of a London theater where Shakespearian plays debuted.

  • January 18, 2018

    The photo is split into three vertical sections. The left section features a red, Japanese Torii, the middle is a close up photo of colorful, embroidered Spanish fabric stacked on top of  each other, and the third is a photo of a Chinese guardian lion.

    RIT offers new bachelor's degree in modern language

    A new bachelor's degree in applied modern language and culture will be offered to students at RIT this fall that will provide advanced studies of languages and cultures that directly apply to the global workplace and economy.