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
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
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
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.
The School for American Crafts held its 15th annual Pumpkin Patch Sale Oct. 12.
October 12, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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.