This year’s Brick City Homecoming and Family Weekend, Oct. 15 through 17, features numerous in-person events including entertainment, hockey, speakers, escape rooms, axe throwing, a zip line, tours, open houses, and more. Building on the success of last year’s Tiger Alumni Week, a variety of virtual programs specifically for alumni will be held beginning on Oct. 11.
RIT has risen to new heights when it comes to improving upon and providing cutting-edge accessibility solutions by being named a Microsoft Accessible University as part of its latest initiative. RIT is one of only six universities in the United States to receive the designation.
NTID welcomed U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand to campus Aug. 23 to announce her recommendation for $89.7 million in funding for the college in Fiscal Year 2022, an $8.2 million increase from Fiscal Year 2021.
RIT has received the “Peace Corps Prep” designation, enabling its students to take certain classes to better prepare them for service in the Peace Corps upon graduation. RIT is the first university in Western New York to receive the designation, and the fifth in the state.
Students, faculty, and staff are starting a new year during a continuing global pandemic. But that’s not stopping the momentum of student success, research, fundraising, and building projects designed to make RIT even better. That was just part of the message RIT President David Munson told the university community this morning at his annual President’s Address.
A record number of first-year students Wednesday made their way to the Gordon Field House and Activities Center to cheers and welcomes from faculty, staff, and members of the RIT Pep Band during the annual Tiger Walk and New Student Convocation.
RIT alumna Brig. Gen. Stacy Babcock ’91 (criminal justice), ’96 (educational interpreting), ’98 MS (instructional technology) has been named deputy commanding general and Reserve Personnel Management Directorate director for U.S. Army Human Resources Command (HRC) in Fort Knox, Ky.