Blog Posts by Marge Ryan

RIT's approach to higher education was altered greatly with the onset of the COVID-19 Pandemic.  Many changes in approach to delivery and care for our students was suddenly in need of additional and non-traditional solutions.  Last month, we highlighted the efforts in technology, operations and infrastructure that geared up to support the new demands we all found ourselves facing.  Building upon the details shared previously, I turned to Kelly McLaughlin – Director of Enterprise Support - to provide additional information on how the ITS Enterprise Support teams continued to transition and m

Challenging times have greatly altered our everyday reality and work landscape.  Like many other institutions, RIT had to provide a completely different platform to support the effort of moving our staff, faculty and students to a new reality.  To find out exactly how this seamless transition took place, I reached out to Michelle Weiss – Director of ITS Infrastructure & Operations – to give us the details:

Our December Blog focuses on Amanda Burns – a Junior Project Manager in FMS and a second generation TIGER.  Amanda is shown here with one of her most recent completed projects in the Hale-Andrews Student Life Center.  If you have not been there recently, check it out!  Those skylights really transform the whole space!

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This month’s Staff Highlight is Neveen Botros. You may recognize her from last year’s Presidential Awards for Outstanding Staff as she received an award for Excellence. I was able to finally catch up with this busy lady one afternoon at the end of her shift. Neveen is a great staff member of Facilities Management Services as a Career Custodian and is also currently serving on Staff Council representing Block 3.

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