Didn’t you get the memo? The watch is here.

Will the Apple Watch destroy the traditional watch industry? Will app makers and advertisers find new ways to advertise without annoying users? How will you connect with your target audience on this new platform and deliver rich, relevant content? If we agree to notifications on our wrists around the clock—will we ever be the same […]

Want to be a digital brand storyteller? These new courses are for you.

Much has been written about the death of traditional media, and it’s certainly been sad to see so many regional newspapers are now a shadow of their former selves. But maybe ‘death’ is too strong a word here, since there are also excellent examples of newspapers and magazines that have reinvented themselves as vibrant online […]

Katie Linendoll — How to Turn an Obsession Into a Career

“The greatest gift that this new era of technology gives us is the ability to activate change BEFORE it’s critically needed, allowing us to stay ahead.” It wasn’t that long ago that we were all struggling to program our VCR and stop its digital clock flashing “12:00” — but now I hardly ever touch a […]

RIT SportsZone teaches students the value of storytelling

Participation in RIT SportZone provides hands-on technical and experiential knowledge that equips students with a broad array of skills, creative integrity and diverse ways of storytelling that is transforming television broadcasting. When we started the RIT SportsZone program 14 years ago, we felt certain that offering students an authentic, hands-on experience in broadcast television would […]

Reflections on Unfrequently Asked Questions: M²BA – A Meaningful MBA Experience

As program director for an online Executive MBA program, I speak to many prospective students and field numerous questions about the program. Most of the inquiries have to do with the operations or outcomes of the program: the time commitment each week, the technology used for delivery, the cohort model, or ROI for the program, […]

Cybersecurity is a hot topic at the highest levels of government and business

It wasn’t too many years ago that the word “hacking” had little significance to anyone outside the computer department. Today, you might encounter it several times in your daily life: from a friend or family member whose email or Facebook account was somehow taken over, or possibly in a news article about the latest household-name […]

Michael Slovis — Visual Storyteller Extraordinaire

“The skills and knowledge I gained at RIT forged my technique and provided the basis for making creative decisions that defined my style in both photography and cinematography. There’s no question in my mind that RIT laid the foundation on which I’ve built my entire career.”   Michael Slovis, latest RIT alum to be featured […]

An online degree develops essential self-discipline skills

Why did you choose RIT Online? I was at a crossroads in my career and had an opportunity to move up in the company and run a division for Monotype. The pursuit of an MBA did two things toward this opportunity. First, it demonstrated to my management that I was committed to advancing my career. […]

How to fit an RIT Online EMBA program into a busy life

My name is Lacey Ryan. I’m a software engineer and technical account focal with IBM. I graduated from RIT with a BS in IT, back in 2001. I chose RIT above other technical schools partly because of the reputability and program options, but also because of the co-op program; not only do you graduate with […]