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.
RIT honored employees on Tuesday morning with the annual Presidential Awards for Outstanding Staff. The awards are presented to staff members who exemplify outstanding service and dedication to the university and who exhibit a high degree of personal ethics and integrity while consistently demonstrating a strong commitment to student success.
Tim Volkmann, a 22-year veteran of intercollegiate athletics, has been named director of RIT Athletics Communications. Volkmann will be responsible for developing the promotional strategy for 24 Tiger sports, as well as administering the day-to-day operations of the Athletics Communications office.
Next spring and summer, as college students enjoy a well-deserved break from their studies, dozens of RIT students will be restoring hiking trails, helping preserve wetlands, rebuilding communities ravaged by natural disasters and, for the first time, interacting with community members to better understand issues such as food and social justice as part of the Alternative Break program.
RIT Men’s Hockey fans will have new ways to watch games during the 2019-2020 season. The team’s 17 regular season home games will be aired live locally on WBGT my18 and all games hosted by Atlantic Hockey teams will be available to stream via FloHockey.tv.
Live, from the Gene Polisseni Center, it’s RIT Hockey Media Day! RIT SportsZone is hosting the free, open event at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, in the arena. Tiger Hockey fans will get a preview of the season through featured interviews with men’s and women’s team coaches and players, as well as Lou Spiotti Jr., executive director of intercollegiate athletics at RIT.
More than 260 employing organizations with more than 900 recruiter representatives seeking RIT students and graduates are attending the 2019 Fall University-Wide Career Fair, held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday in the Gordon Field House.
The popular KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival continues through Saturday, offering hundreds of performances and displays in downtown Rochester, including many showcasing the talents of RIT students, faculty, staff and Osher members.
RIT students, faculty, staff and Osher members are part of the 12-day lineup of more than 570 eclectic performances during the KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival. The festival is a celebration of the performing and visual arts in more than 30 venues in downtown Rochester, featuring world-renowned performers as well as up-and-comers.