Campus Spotlight Archive

  • October 19, 2019

    Speaker in Field House

    Journalist Anderson Cooper, anchor of CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360° and a correspondent for CBS’s 60 Minutes, was the Student Government Distinguished Speaker in the Gordon Field House on Saturday.  The event was part of Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend.

  • October 19, 2019

    Two speakers at Tiger Statue

    1989-1990 Student Government President John Simmons, left, and Vice President Eric Senna spoke at the celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Tiger Statue on Oct. 18. RIT’s Student Government commissioned the bronze statue in 1989 to represent Spirit, the Bengal tiger cub RIT adopted as its first mascot in 1963. The event was part of Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend.

  • October 18, 2019

    Model at fashion show

    Sinee Tangkijngamwong, a student in the metals and jewelry design program from Hong Kong, modeled her creation at Fashion Week in Rochester.

  • October 17, 2019

    Man speaking near white board

    Clayton Turner, the newly appointed director of the NASA Langley Research Center and this year’s distinguished alumnus in KGCOE, speaks to a group of sophomores and juniors at Rochester Prep High School, RIT's partner charter school.

  • October 16, 2019

    students rehearse

    The RIT Philharmonic Orchestra rehearses for its upcoming concert at 2 p.m. Sunday in Ingle Auditorium, part of a slew of events celebrating Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend.

  • October 14, 2019

    People shopping for glass pumpkins

    The School for American Crafts held its 15th annual Pumpkin Patch Sale Oct. 12.

  • October 12, 2019

    Parade of students.

    OUTspoken and the Q Center sponsored a Pride Parade to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising and National Coming Out Day.

  • October 10, 2019

    Printing on a printing press

    Associate Curator Amelia Hugill-Fontanel ’02 MS (printing technology), assisted Adrianna Petrus, a graduate student in visual communication design from Lyons, N.Y., with a print on the historic Kelmscott/Goudy printing press. The Cary Graphic Arts Collection celebrated 50 years with an exhibit, reception and a commemorative printing on the Kelmscott/Goudy printing press.

  • October 9, 2019

    face painting

    RIT student Marissa Dreibelis paints a cat design on 10-year-old Antasia McFee during a community outreach event at the Avenue D Recreation Center in Rochester. Students from RIT's MST program in art education worked with Rochester city children and their families during the event.

  • October 8, 2019

    Students on stilts

    From left, College of Liberal Arts students Lizzy Carr and Brie Johnson-Morris attend the Fall Festival & Agricultural Fair at the Genesee Country Village & Museum in Mumford. RIT was recently given a gift of $1.3 million to solidify the partnership between the university and museum to allow students and faculty to conduct research and collaborate on projects. 

  • October 7, 2019

    A group talking in the MOSAIC Center

    RIT students, faculty and staff gathered for a Gray Matter discussion "Does God Hate Queers?" in the MOSAIC Center. Gray Matter is a discussion series designed to promote critical exploration of provocative topics related to higher education and the RIT campus community.

  • October 4, 2019

    Painting a tattoo on a hand

    Soumya Dayal, a second-year computer science student from India, paints a henna tattoo on first-year graphic design student Madison Thompson's hand as a promotion for Dandiya, a celebration of Indian culture and dance. RIT Oasis hosted the Dandiya celebration on Saturday.