Photo Spotlights

  • September 24, 2021

    Kelly Weber, a second-year film production student from Avon, N.Y., prints a memento with a hand press from the Cary Graphic Arts Collection. RIT Libraries held a grand opening celebration Sept. 23 of Wallace on Ice. The Ritter Ice Arena is its temporary home while Wallace Library is renovated during the SHED construction.

  • September 22, 2021

    Alumnus Sean Bratches ’91 (business administration), former executive at Formula 1 Racing and ESPN, was the keynote speaker at this year’s 2021 Fram Signature Lecture, co-sponsored by Saunders College of Business and the Eugene H. Fram Chair in Applied Critical Thinking. The lecture, “Critical Thinking: Defining a Brand in the Fast Lane,” took place in Ingle Auditorium on Sept. 21.

  • September 21, 2021

    Students participate in a workshop and writing session to prepare for the installation of the Hostile Terrain 94 exhibition, a participatory project organized by the Undocumented Migration Project, coming to RIT's campus Oct. 25 through Dec. 5. Each handwritten toe tag represents a person who died in the Sonoran Desert of Arizona attempting to migrate into the U.S. 

  • September 9, 2021

    Cadets in RIT's ROTC program have been marking the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks since 2012. In addition to planting American flags in the lawn near the Sentinel, Taps is played at 8:46 a.m., 9:03 a.m., 9:37 a.m., and 10:03 a.m. as a tribute to those who lost their lives during the four terrorist attacks in New York City; Washington, D.C.; and in Pennsylvania. This photo is from the first memorial ceremony at RIT in 2012. Click through to see more images from the past 10 years.

  • September 8, 2021

    Mark Davitt, founding CEO of ConServe, was named the 2021 recipient of the Herbert W. Vanden Brul Entrepreneurial Award, presented by Saunders College of Business at RIT during a celebratory luncheon at Locust Hill Country Club on Sept. 8. 

  • September 8, 2021

    The Rochester Red Wings baseball team partnered with RIT/NTID and Rochester School for the Deaf to host the second Deaf Culture Day at Frontier Field on Sept. 2. The night featured a “silent inning,” and The Star-Spangled Banner and God Bless America performed in sign language, along with other activities. The Red Wings played as the Plates, wearing American Sign Language jerseys. Here, NTID President Gerry Buckley throws the first pitch.

  • August 28, 2021

    Students reconnect on campus after their summer break.

    Click through to see more photos from the first week of the semester.

  • August 26, 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. 

  • August 23, 2021

    New Army and Air Force ROTC cadets and their families were welcomed to RIT as part of New Student Orientation.

  • August 18, 2021

    A record number of first-year students moved in this week, continuing a trend from last year.

  • August 11, 2021

    Gloria DuPree, right, a service desk analyst for ITS, and her sister joined some 2,000 RIT staff and faculty members and their families at Employee Appreciation Day at Seabreeze Amusement Park on Tuesday. In addition to full access to the rides and water slides, RIT has a picnic area reserved for lunch and dinner and includes free musical entertainment. The Seabreeze days continue today and Aug. 18 and 19. Registration for next week’s dates closes on Friday. For more information, go to

  • July 29, 2021

    RIT Libraries is in the process of moving to the Frank Ritter Ice Arena as work on the Student Hall for Exploration and Development, or the SHED, progresses.