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  • April 23, 2021

    portraits of the 10 distinguished alumni winners.

    2020-2021 Distinguished Alumni Awards

    The Distinguished Alumni Awards are presented annually by each of RIT’s nine colleges and the School of Individualized Study to alumni who have performed at the highest levels of their profession or who have contributed to the advancement and leadership of civic, philanthropic, or service organizations. It is the highest award an RIT college can bestow upon its alumni. Registration for the April 29 virtual event is now open.

  • April 22, 2021

    Ferris wheel made of K'Nex.

    Podcast: Along for the Ride with Theme Park Enthusiasts  

    Intersections: The RIT Podcast, Ep. 47: RIT’s Theme Park Enthusiasts started as a casual group of roller coaster fanatics. Today, they have won national design competitions and have found co-ops and jobs in the field of theme park entertainment. Travis Faircloth, current club leader, talks to alumnus and former member Robert Cybulski, CAE Analyst at Roush Industries, and Michael Deneau, vice president of Entertainment Engineering at Roush Industries. They share insights about the growth of the club and what it takes to succeed in a very competitive and rewarding industry.

  • April 21, 2021

    several matchbooks with varying designs and fonts.

    RIT to bestow 2021 Goudy Award on renowned graphic designer Louise Fili

    Louise Fili, an American graphic designer recognized for her elegant use of typography and timeless quality in her design, is the 2021 recipient of the Frederic W. Goudy Award for Excellence in Typography, given to an outstanding practitioner in type design and related fields.

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  • April 23, 2021

    Photo by A. Sue Weisler

    The third Recharge Day featured numerous activities for students to take a break from classwork. Maggie Epure, a second-year accounting student, waters seeds she planted at an activity arranged by RIT Sustainability. Earth Day coincided with Recharge Day this year.

Spring 2020 University Magazine

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Students combine technology and design to help others. Also inside: Longest-serving faculty member leaves legacy of design.

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