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  • August 20, 2019

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    RIT to welcome 10th Destler/Johnson Rochester City Scholars cohort and first Davitt Scholars

    RIT will welcome the 10th class of Destler/Johnson Rochester City Scholars, a program that has provided more than 200 graduates of the Rochester City School District and Rochester charter schools with the opportunity to attend RIT tuition-free since 2010. RIT will also welcome the first two recipients of the Mark and Maureen Davitt Graduate Education Endowed Scholarship.

  • August 20, 2019

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    New School of Information formed in RIT’s Golisano Computing College

    RIT’s Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences is forming a new School of Information to recognize the changing roles of information professionals. The school aims to bridge the digital divide and make computing solutions available, accessible, usable and suitable to all.

  • August 14, 2019

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    Careers 2.0: Rita's story

    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.

  • August 14, 2019

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    Program gives new pathway to RIT for students of area community colleges

    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.

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    August 21, 2019

    Photo by A. Sue Weisler

    Students looking for items for their residence halls are urged to visit the popular Goodbye, Goodbuy!sustainability sale, which will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Frank Ritter Memorial Ice Area through Friday. 

Fall 2019 RIT University Magazine

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The latest issue of RIT University Magazine includes stories on the 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award winners and alumni who have cool careers.

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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.

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