News by Topic
Stories related to "community outreach"
May 23, 2023
Rochester Prep High School seniors reveal next steps at Signing Day event
Rochester Prep High School's graduating class includes 91 students who will either continue their education or join the workforce. Eighty-five students from RIT's partner charter school will attend college in the fall, and eight of them will enroll at RIT.
May 19, 2023
Volunteer judges needed for GENIUS Olympiad high school competition
Volunteer judges in the areas of science, art, short films, business, music, and writing are needed for the International GENIUS Olympiad on June 14 at RIT.
May 17, 2023
Biomedical engineering graduate Maggie Brooks sets sail for UK as Fulbright Scholar
Maggie Brooks, a biomedical engineering graduate, begins a Fulbright experience this fall at the University of Southampton in its Amputation and Prosthetic Rehabilitation graduate degree program. A top school for people-centered healthcare, it is a good fit for the scholar who is blending technology and design with doing good.
May 15, 2023
Rochester to partner with RIT on study of gang-related shootings
WXXI reports on a potential partnership between the city of Rochester and RIT to study data related to shootings.
May 10, 2023
RIT and URMC researchers study maternal nutrition and oral health for clues to childhood tooth decay
Researchers from RIT and the University of Rochester Medical Center are taking a closer look at nutritional factors during pregnancy and in infancy associated with severe tooth decay in young children.
May 8, 2023
Helping Flower City bloom
Over the last year, RIT students, alumni, faculty, and staff have worked to give back to the Rochester community by leveraging art and design. From providing creative outlets for young students to making a shelter to protect residents from the weather, RIT community members are dedicated to giving back to the city where they blossomed into the professionals they are today.
May 5, 2023
NTID partnership enhances accessibility at 2023 PGA Championship
NTID and the PGA of America announce a partnership to have American Sign Language interpreters throughout the weeklong 2023 PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club, May 15-21. Most notably, for the first time in PGA of America’s history, ASL interpreters will also be on site at the PGA Championship Wanamaker Trophy presentation.
April 29, 2023
Imagine RIT festival proves the future is bright
Thousands of visitors at the 2023 Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival got to see what’s on the horizon in the areas of technology, the arts, and design. Festivalgoers traversed RIT’s campus on Saturday, exploring more than 350 exhibits.
April 28, 2023
Wegmans sponsors Women in Computing Collaboratory to promote diversity in tech industry
RIT’s Women in Computing organization is partnering with Wegmans to support diversity and inclusion in the computing industry. Wegmans is committing $200,000 throughout the next five years to the WiC group to support its work in advancing all women and gender minorities in computing.
April 28, 2023
Degree gives alumna a seat at the table
A career in community health inspired Maricela Marquez ’18, ’22 MS to grow in her profession as an advocate for Latino patients. For Marquez, this meant advancing her career at Rochester Regional Health by enrolling in RIT’s health systems management Master of Science program.
April 17, 2023
Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival set for April 29
Artificial intelligence, robots, glass blowing, drones, cybersecurity tours, and performing arts are just a sampling of what lies in store for the thousands of visitors expected at this year’s Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 29.
April 14, 2023
Monroe High School student athletes learn about sports and nutrition from RIT Athletics and the Wegmans School of Health and Nutrition
RIT Athletics and the Wegmans School of Health and Nutrition partnered with Monroe High School in the Rochester City School District to bring student athletes to campus earlier this semester for hands-on learning about sports and nutrition.