In 1969, the Army ROTC program at Rochester Institute of Technology began with 54 students. By 1971, eight would be commissioned and serve in the early years of Vietnam. Fifty years and more than 500 cadets later, the Tiger Battalion at RIT is commemorating its golden anniversary.
Rochester Institute of Technology’s 14th annual Creative Industry Day provides companies like Adobe, Blue Sky Studios and Google the opportunity to meet with RIT’s creative talent in a career-fair setting.
The National Science Foundation has awarded $1.65 million to DeafTEC: Technological Education Center for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students, which will be used to transition the program into a resource center. The goal of the DeafTEC Resource Center is to increase the number of deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals in highly skilled technician jobs in which there continues to be underrepresentation and underutilization of such individuals in the workplace.