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  • February 25, 2020

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    RIT alumnus at NASA named Black Engineer of the Year for 2020

    Clayton Turner ’90 (electrical engineering), director of NASA Langley Research Center, received the Black Engineer of the Year (BEYA) STEM Award for his outstanding career developing and furthering some of NASA’s most significant space mission initiatives.

  • February 24, 2020

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    Thousands to attend RIT’s Spring Career Fair

    Nearly 240 companies searching for skilled employees are expected at RIT’s 2020 Spring Career Fair on Wednesday. More than 4,000 students and alumni typically attend the Spring Career Fair.

  • February 20, 2020

    student fitting miniature donkey with 3D-printed horseshoe.

    Saler’s new 3D-printed shoes

    Saler, a miniature donkey, received new, 3D-printed shoes this past weekend at Karen and Bob Pinkney’s Wychmere Farms in Ontario, N.Y.  RIT biomedical engineering students were among the unlikely team brought together to help the 9-month-old little donkey whose tendons did not develop properly in his front legs.

  • February 14, 2020

    student posing with museum exhibit of women's dresses.

    Museum partnerships enhance education

    RIT's endowed partnership with Genesee Country Village & Museum—which was established in September by a gift from RIT alumnus Philip Wehrheim ’66 (business) and his wife, Anne—is one of the ways students connect with the Rochester community.

  • February 14, 2020

    student posing with art work in the background.

    Scholarship makes grad school possible

    The Mark and Maureen Davitt Graduate Education Endowed Scholarship was established with a $500,000 gift to RIT by Mark and Maureen Davitt to help graduates from the Rochester City School District pursue advanced degrees.

  • February 14, 2020

    student practices ultrasound techniques on another student.

    Carestream Health donates $1.2 million in ultrasound equipment to RIT

    Carestream Health Inc. continues to support the education of sonographers at RIT through a new donation of ultrasound equipment valued at more than $1.2 million. This is the second donation Carestream has made during this academic year to RIT’s diagnostic medical sonography program, with a combined total exceeding $1.4 million.

  • February 13, 2020

    four people holding Golden Brick awards.

    Four RIT faculty and staff alumni acknowledged with the Golden Brick Award

    Michelle Magee ’05 MS, senior associate director for Employment Engagement in the Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education; Hamad Ghazle ’88, director of the diagnostic medical sonography program; Kerry Hughes ’03 MS, project and events manager for the Office of the Provost; and David Long ’16 Ph.D., director of RIT MAGIC Center, and were honored with the Golden Brick Award for going above and beyond their duties to volunteer or serve in leadership roles at RIT.