Camela Douglass headlines fitness event

Determined Individuals Victoriously Achieving Success hosts dance event

Determined Individuals Victoriously Achieving Success, or DIVAS, began as an RIT group in 2011. They provide a variety of social, educational and service activities to foster a support network for incoming multicultural women at RIT to help increase the retention of students through mentorship, personal development and successful academic programs.

Fitness guru Camela Douglass and Prince Diaby, founder and choreographer of Generation X Dance Group, headline Dancing with DIVAS Thursday at Rochester Institute of Technology.

The event, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Gordon Field House, is hosted by Determined Individuals Victoriously Achieving Success and is intended for people ages 12 and up in all levels of fitness.

Douglass will take the stage from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m., and Prince will be on from 7 to 8 p.m. Disc jockey Jo-El will provide the music.

Tickets are $6 for students, $11 for faculty, staff and community members. For more information, visit the “Dancing with DIVAS” Facebook page.

DIVAS began as an RIT group in 2011. They provide a variety of social, educational and service activities to foster a support network for incoming multicultural women at RIT to help increase the retention of students through mentorship, personal development and successful academic programs.

Topics
student experience
diversity
women

Recommended News

  • July 17, 2019

    'Knit rug with the word "RESIST" in the center.'

    RIT professors organize yarn installation in Rochester Aug. 21

    Grab your needles, yarn or thread, and get crafting for democracy in a community-wide tribute to Rochester’s legacy of social activism with a contemporary twist. Fiber artists are needed to contribute to a yarn installation celebrating the Rochester Ladies Anti-Slavery Sewing Society at a historic site on Corinthian Street.

  • July 12, 2019

    'Woman wearing black blouse sits in front of desk with computer.'

    Professor honored with Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

    RIT computing professor Linwei Wang, whose research is advancing non-invasive personalized healthcare for heart diseases, is receiving the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on outstanding scientists and engineers who are beginning their independent research careers and show exceptional promise for leadership in science and technology.