Feral cats living on the RIT campus are being cared for thanks to members of a new student-run club, Caring Hearts for RIT Cats. About 120 students have joined Caring Hearts, which began as an independent club this semester. Members bring food and water each day to 10 shelters around campus where about a dozen feral cats are believed to live.
For Jessika Quijada, a second-year business management student, Native American Heritage Month is a time to not only remember her history, but to also spread awareness about Native cultures as they exist today.
For the ninth consecutive year, RIT has been named one of the greenest universities by The Princeton Review—achieving a “Green Rating” score of 97 out of a possible 99—the university’s highest rating ever.
Adesola "Dewé" Adedewe, a third-year electrical engineering major, may be thousands of miles from his native Nigeria, but that doesn’t stop him from being recognized by other international students who watched him as a contestant on The Voice: Nigeria, which aired throughout the African continent in 2016.
Before his talk Saturday to thousands as the RIT Student Government distinguished speaker, journalist Anderson Cooper met with members of Student Government to answer their questions about his life experience, his work and the state of government in the United States and the world.
RIT is hosting events to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising, which served as a catalyst for the LGBTQ rights movement in the United States. The RIT Q Center has partnered with student organizations across the campus to host speakers, films and interactive events to reflect on the cultural significance of Stonewall.