November 15, 2021
RIT’s Denishea Ortiz honored with Rochester Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 award
Denishea Ortiz, executive director of Strategic Marketing for RIT’s Auxiliary Services, has been named a recipient of Rochester Business Journal’s 27th annual Forty Under 40 award. The award recognizes young professionals and future leaders for giving back to the Rochester community.
June 3, 2021
Professor Patrick Scanlon, co-founder and former director of RIT’s School of Communication, retires
Professor Patrick Scanlon, co-founder and former director of RIT’s School of Communication in the College of Liberal Arts, has retired after 38 years. Throughout his long and distinguished career, Scanlon taught more than 4,500 students, was the first-ever recipient of the Provost Award for Excellence in Faculty Mentoring, and substantially shaped the trajectory of RIT’s communication program.
April 15, 2021
RIT’s updated communication master’s degree offers students flexibility to graduate in one year
Major changes have been implemented to ensure the Master of Science in communication degree is more accessible, affordable, and competitive with benchmark schools.
April 14, 2021
Eisenhart award winner Ammina Kothari applies research methods to improve her teaching
Ammina Kothari, an associate professor and program director in RIT’s School of Communication in the College of Liberal Arts, is receiving an Eisenhart Award for Outstanding Teaching this year, RIT’s highest honor for tenured faculty.
February 24, 2021
Keep Your Group Chats Small — or It Could Ruin You
Debugger talks to David Neumann, professor in the School of Communication, about the problems with having too many participants in a group chat.
October 26, 2020
RIT international campuses open doors to ‘remote start’ students
Many of RIT’s international students who were accepted at the Rochester campus but were unable to get to the U.S. because of travel and visa restrictions have found enrollment alternatives and connections to classmates at all the university’s campuses.
October 22, 2020
First-time voters in greater Rochester share hopes, views
The Democrat and Chronicle partners with Associate Professor Hinda Mandell's News Editing class on a project to talk to first-time voters.
October 18, 2020
How Trump Changed Childhood
Hinda Mandell, associate professor in the School of Communication, contributes to a piece published in Politico.
October 8, 2020
RIT Communication Expert Discusses Navigating Social Media
Spectrum News talks to Mike Johansson, principal lecturer in the School of Communication, about being a good steward of social media.