More than $200 million has been given to Transforming RIT to support scholarships and the student experience to ensure the best and brightest minds can attend RIT regardless of their financial circumstances. The campaign, launched publicly in 2018, is bringing RIT’s strategic plan to life by investing in student success, creating world-class facilities, advancing research and discovery, and innovating careers of the future.
Saunders College of Business faculty, alumni, and students—together with local business leaders—have recognized a popular, longtime professor with the dedication of a multifunctional space inside Max Lowenthal Hall. The Daniel D. Tessoni Business Center honors the esteemed RIT faculty member who served in several roles at the college from 1974 until his retirement last year.
Author and historian Ibram X. Kendi will be the keynote speaker at RIT’s Expressions of King’s Legacy, an annual program dedicated to celebrating the life and impact of Martin Luther King Jr. The 2024 event will be held from noon to 2 p.m. on Jan. 30 at RIT’s Gordon Field House.
A new whimsical mural, painted by fourth-year student Emma McCarthy, debuted in the Booth Hall elevator just before the November holiday break. The artwork adds some vibrancy to the formerly dark-colored walls.
The DeafTEC program at RIT’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf has received a renewal grant for $1.6 million to continue its work serving as a resource for high schools and community colleges that educate deaf and hard-of-hearing students in STEM-related programs and for employers hiring deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals.
RIT students can unlock a community through the university’s cybersecurity club, RITSEC. As one of the largest collegiate cybersecurity clubs of its kind, RITSEC helps make RIT a top place for cybersecurity education, training, and research.
Essay co-written by Kristoffer Whitney, associate professor in the Department of Science, Technology, and Society, and Jolie Crunelle, science, technology, and public policy master's student, published by The Conversation.
More than 300 veterans, family members, students, and community members attended RIT’s 12th annual Veteran’s Day Breakfast in the Gordon Field House and Activities Center. The keynote speaker was RIT alumnus Maj. Gen. (retired) Timothy Lunderman.
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