Despite rainy weather that moved the annual Tiger Walk indoors, the newest students at RIT and their families today attended the fall convocation in the Gordon Field House, where they were told to welcome new experiences offered to them, pursue their dreams and change the world.
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.
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.
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.
Students looking for items for their residence halls are can visit the 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.
Our newest Tigers have had a busy #RITOrientation week, with move-in, Tiger Walk and Fall Convocation! We're welcoming more than 4,300 first-year, transfer and graduate students to the #RIT community in 2019. t.co/Wewv3beG4i
New Tigers, are you wondering what there is to do on campus and in #ROC? Wonder no more. @RITPresident and his wife, Nancy, have put together a helpful guide...with a touch of 80's style. #RITt.co/XPjMjM6Nym
Aug 21RIT @rittigers
“Now that you have your dream written down and folded into a plane, I want you to let your innovative and creative spirit soar by letting your dream fly.” @RITProvost#RITt.co/S6JXj82ah8
Aug 21RIT Retweeted @RITProvost
RT @RITProvost: To our new students, I am delighted that you have chosen RIT for your journey into higher education. It is one that will change your life, and one that we are excited to travel with you. t.co/CIv6EYSPVZ
Aug 21RIT @rittigers
.@RITPresident gives the advice: Ask questions. Ask why. Use your time at #RIT to nurture your intellectual curiosity.
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.