NTID is one of four international innovators selected to create cost-effective packages of high-quality accessible children’s books in languages children use and understand. The initiative enables the prize winners to collectively create thousands of leveled books in seven underserved spoken languages and nine sign languages, serving regions of the world where children have few or no books for preschool or kindergarten.
Michelle Magee ’05 MS, senior associate director for Employment Engagement in the Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education; Hamad Ghazle ’88, director of the diagnostic medical sonography program; Kerry Hughes ’03 MS, project and events manager for the Office of the Provost; and David Long ’16 Ph.D., director of RIT MAGIC Center, and were honored with the Golden Brick Award for going above and beyond their duties to volunteer or serve in leadership roles at RIT.
Intersections: The RIT Podcast, Ep. 27: What does a video game producer do? John Blau, a fourth-year game design and development major, talks with John Veneron, digital games hub associate at RIT’s MAGIC Spell Studios, about their experiences in video game production and how RIT’s MAGIC Center is helping student developers publish their work.
Lost & Found: Order in the Court – the Party Game, which aims to promote and enhance the public understanding of religion and law, was nominated for a Spotlight Award in the Tabletop category of IndieCade, the premier event for independent games and is known as the Sundance Film Festival for video games.
The Original Mobile Games are digital recreations of handheld dexterity-based games and puzzles from the last 149 years. The project was developed collaboratively by RIT, The Strong museum and Second Avenue Learning.