May 2, 2023
CLA Alumni Award Recipients Make an Impact in their Professions and their Communities
Nine College of Liberal Arts (CLA) alumni were recognized last week at an award ceremony held at RIT’s Tait Preserve.
April 30, 2023
The surprising ties that bind your smartphone to textiles
Essay written by Hinda Mandell, professor in the School of Communication, published by The Boston Globe. (This content requires a subscription to view.)
April 14, 2023
Students Honored for Writing Excellence by the College of Liberal Arts
Seventeen students from colleges across campus were honored at the College of Liberal Arts' 43rd annual student writing awards presentation on April 13.
November 9, 2022
RIT’s College of Liberal Arts receives grant to enhance philosophy and communication offerings
RIT’s College of Liberal Arts plans to introduce new and revamped philosophy and communication curricula to help students across the university enhance their expressive and analytic communication skills. This was made possible by a $350,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and The Teagle Foundation.
May 9, 2022
2021-2022 Distinguished Alumni Awards: Kristine I. Simmons
Kristine I. Simmons BS ’90 is vice president of government affairs for Partnership for Public Service and is being honored by the College of Liberal Arts.
February 11, 2022
In the galleries: The art of looking inward to provoke societal change
The Washington Post features RIT/NTID alumni Youmee Lee ’13 (professional technical communications) and Laural Hartman ’05 (illustration), ’07 MS (secondary education of students who are deaf or hard of hearing), ’20 MFA (fine arts studio) and former Dyer Arts Center Director Tabitha Jacques.
January 17, 2022
School of Communication announces administrative changes, new director
RIT’s School of Communication has appointed Tracy Worrell, professor of communication, as its new director. The previous director, Kelly Norris Martin, is now associate dean of faculty and staff affairs in the College of Liberal Arts.
November 18, 2021
RIT names new members to its board of trustees
RIT appointed two new members — who are also alumni — to its board of trustees. Kathy Yu ’91 has more than 20 years of experience in the technology and semiconductor manufacturing sectors. Nick Schneider ’10, ’10 MS is a principal at Boston Consulting Group, where he is a lead in the company’s technology, media, and telco sector.
July 12, 2021
Sun Up for Sundown: RIT's Larson Sundown Cherishes NCAA D-III Title
USA Lacrosse Magazine features Larson Sundown, a communications major and attack on the men's lacrosse team, and men's lacrosse head coach Jake Coon.
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 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.