A three-year, multi-million dollar project is about to start on RIT’s 1,800 rooms and nearly 400 bathrooms in 13 residence halls, the first major sprucing up since renovations were done more than 20 years ago.
The RIT men’s hockey team will face off against AHA rivals Holy Cross for a special ASL Hockey Night event at 7:05 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, in the Gene Polisseni Center. The first 2,000 people through the doors will receive a commemorative towel.
Men’s hockey downtown, fireworks, performing arts, women’s volleyball, family activities, and speaker Seth Meyers are just a few of the events to enjoy at this year’s Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend, beginning next Friday.
RIT students, faculty, and staff will contribute music, dance, comedy, poetry, photojournalism, and more during the 11th annual Rochester Fringe Festival, which begins Sept. 13 and continues through Sept. 24 in downtown Rochester.
RIT will hold a remembrance vigil Monday morning for those who died in the September 11 terrorist attacks in 2001. The event begins at 8:10 a.m. outside RIT’s Student Alumni Union, next to The Sentinel sculpture, where 2,977 flags will be planted on the grass, honoring each life lost in the attacks.
America’s Got Talent season 16 winner Dustin Tavella will be performing his magic at RIT’s Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend on Oct. 14. Tavella won the show’s top prize of $1 million last year with his act, which blends magic and inspirational messages.