April 15, 2021
RIT’s updated communication master’s degree offers students flexibility to graduate in one year
Major changes have been implemented to ensure the Master of Science in communication degree is more accessible, affordable, and competitive with benchmark schools.
March 30, 2021
‘U.S. News’ Best Graduate Schools highlight RIT graduate programs
RIT graduate programs are among the best in the nation, according to the U.S. News & World Report annual statistical survey of graduate programs.
March 16, 2021
RIT and edX launch universal credit pathway to break down barriers to graduate education
RIT is teaming up with the nonprofit online learning platform edX to create a universal pathway to credit, making it easier and less expensive for people to earn a master’s degree. With this new model, RIT is the first university to enable edX learners to apply any of the 63 MicroMasters programs toward a Master of Science—specifically, RIT’s customizable professional studies master’s degree program.
March 15, 2021
RIT announces summer session course offerings in online format
Undergraduate and graduate students can take advantage of a 10-week session (May 26-Aug. 10) and two five-week sessions (May 26-June 30 and July 1-Aug. 10). Graduate students can also enroll in a targeted seven-week session (May 26-July 14).
March 12, 2021
Deaf women fought for the right to vote
Essay by Joan Naturale, reference librarian, NTID, published by The Conversation.
March 10, 2021
Engineering co-op students build robotic bartender to demonstrate motion controller technology
When Teknic challenged a co-op student team from RIT to produce a configurable, automated machine that would use its newest motion and I/O controller called ClearCore, team members responded with a robotic bartender that automates the drink-making process.
March 5, 2021
Creative Industry ‘Day’ a weeklong success for RIT students, alumni, talent seekers
RIT’s Creative Industry “Day” drew a wide range of talent seekers from companies such as Amazon, Forbes Media, and Microsoft last week, as the 16th annual event went virtual Feb. 22-26 this year due to the pandemic.
February 15, 2021
Fall 2021 semester classes anticipated to begin Aug. 23
With spring semester in full swing, RIT’s Fall Academic Planning Committee has been working to make recommendations to the university’s executive leadership for the upcoming fall semester.
February 12, 2021
RIT’s ‘Master Up NY’ offers tuition scholarship for master’s degrees
RIT has announced a tuition scholarship program for New York state residents and graduates of New York colleges and universities seeking to further advance their career opportunities while the job market recalibrates and the country responds to the coronavirus pandemic.
February 1, 2021
RIT Campus Maps features study spaces
RIT Campus Map is a handy resource for finding a place to study. The interactive website includes a feature for identifying the availability of nine different spaces, without having to walk across campus, especially during the winter months.
January 19, 2021
Beacon Education announces partnership with RIT
Beacon Education, the world’s largest provider of online graduate degrees to China, is excited to announce its newest partnership with RIT, beginning with Saunders College of Business and the online MS in business analytics program.
January 15, 2021
First-year students have high academic qualifications
RIT welcomed 3,129 first-year students last fall. For students seeking a bachelor’s degree, their average SAT score was just under 1300, and the average ACT score was 30. Sixty-three were at the top of their high school graduating class.