The agreement aims to continue and strengthen the relationship between the world’s first and largest technological college for deaf and hard-of-hearing students and the global deaf rights organization.
The 2019-20 renovation project will be launched with a $1 million grant from New York state’s Higher Education Capital Matching Grant Program and will further advance RIT’s research in integrated photonics, quantum information technology, biomedical devices and sensors for smart systems.
Rita Thomas, one of the participants in RIT's Surface Mount Electronics Assembly Training for Veterans, spent several years in the U.S. Army’s 82nd Airborne Division stationed at Fort Bragg, N.C., and later in Heidelberg, Germany. She served as a satellite communications operator and then as a site supervisor for the USAREUR Secure Communications Network. Here she shares some of her story, the role she played in the military, her parent’s influence on her career and how she came to be a part of the RIT training.
Electronics manufacturing is a trillion-dollar industry. driving the U.S. and local economies. RIT hosted a workshop this summer during which veterans, displaced workers and spouses of veterans gained cutting-edge skills—and career options—in the electronics industry.
Under the new program, first-year students at Monroe, Finger Lakes or Genesee Community colleges can enroll to complete a bachelor’s degree from RIT. The students would attend RIT for their second year, and after completing that year, would receive their associate degree from their community college. They would then go on to finish their bachelor’s degree from RIT.
Six recently graduated motion picture science students from RIT’s College of Art and Design wove together the captivating videos for a museum exhibit at the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, the nonprofit cultural center located at the National Register Historic Site of the Woodstock festival in Bethel, N.Y.
The 28th annual Undergraduate Research Symposium, held on Aug. 1, is structured as a professional research conference. Research themes included everything from fundamental microbiology to the fine arts.
First-year and transfer RIT/NTID students gather for lunch during the college's Summer Vestibule Program (SVP), an orientation program that provides classroom and social experiences prior to the beginning of classes.
PBS station WCNY features Christy Tyler, associate professor in the Thomas H. Gosnell School of Life Sciences, and Matthew Hoffman, associate professor in the School of Mathematical Sciences, discussing microplastics in the Great Lakes. The segment begins at the 9:40 minute-mark in the video.
Students are getting hands-on experience in scientific research early in their academic careers through RIT's Inclusive Excellence Summer Research Fellowship program. #RITt.co/YazgV9ahXg
Aug 18RIT @rittigers
Getting excited for #RITOrientation? Want to make sure you're not missing any last minute details? Check out the Orientation website for checklists, resources and more: t.co/k2748Vmadm#RIT
Aug 17RIT @rittigers
The @_RITEngineering Semiconductor and Microsystems Fabrication Laboratory will get an upgrade over the coming year. The improvments will advance research in integrated photonics, quantum information technology, biomedical devices & more. #RIT#researcht.co/HvNe4xOnh4
Our @RITNTID and the World Federation of the Deaf signed a formal cooperation agreement as a way to continue and strengthen their relationship and promote deaf rights throughout the world as well as encourage research and collaboration: t.co/9mCfgjVSRo#RIT#NITD
Aug 16RIT @rittigers
Happy Friday Tigers! Time has flown this summer and we're excited to be welcoming you all-- new and returning students to campus over the next week! #RITt.co/JbEVJxbCV7
College & Careers is a weekend-long career exploration program designed to help high school students, who will be entering their junior or senior year, gain the experience and knowledge necessary to start making career decisions.