After careful consideration, we have made the decision to move our alert level on campus from Orange to Yellow, meaning that the prevalence of the virus on campus remains a moderate risk. While this changes our alert level closer to where we all would like to be, we must continue to be extremely vigilant. We must not let our guard down.
RIT had its best year ever for sponsored research funding. For fiscal year 2020, which ended June 30, RIT received 382 new awards totaling $82 million. The record funding follows almost $58 million in research expenditures in fiscal year 2019, also a record.
T. Alan Hurwitz, former president of NTID, details his experiences with leadership, family life, and advocacy as a Deaf individual in a newly published memoir, Let’s Go In: My Journey to a University Presidency.
RIT has announced an extension to a tuition scholarship program for RIT graduates seeking to further advance their career opportunities while the job market recalibrates and the country responds to the coronavirus pandemic.
RIT is offering an expanded version of Slack, the popular interactive software, with features to improve coursework and project collaborations. Slack Enterprise Grid, the comprehensive version, offers several upgrades.
RIT’s ASL-English interpretation program has achieved accreditation through the Commission on Collegiate Interpreter Education and now is one of only 16 accredited bachelor’s degree interpreting programs in the United States.
A story written 100 years ago featuring epitaphs from dozens of deceased individuals is finding life this week as Spoon River Anthology premieres Saturday virtually on YouTube for the fall production from NTID.
An art installation depicting Anna Murray Douglass, the first wife of famed social reformer and abolitionist Frederick Douglass, will be unveiled today at the site of where the couple lived at 297 Alexander St. in Rochester from 1848 to 1851. The piece was funded by RIT.
This past weekend we continued to experience a rise of COVID-19. Rates of infection have increased to the point where we must elevate our COVID Alert Level to Orange. This will prompt changes in the way we operate for the remainder of the semester.
With National Disability Employment Awareness Month just concluded, the Center on Employment at NTID is offering tips for employers conducting virtual interviews with deaf and hard-of-hearing job candidates.