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  • June 4, 2021

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    Women’s Basketball Coach Amy Reed receives 2021 Edwina Award

    Almost everyone looks up to RIT’s Head Women’s Basketball Coach Amy Reed, not just because she is 6’ 3’’, but because of her work promoting greater awareness about gender diversity and inclusion. As a result, Reed has been named recipient of the 2021 Edwina Award, which is given to a faculty or staff member for significant contributions to enhance gender diversity and inclusiveness at RIT.

  • June 2, 2021

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    Celebrating the Tigers’ national championship season

    It’s officially in the NCAA record books: RIT men’s lacrosse won its first national championship in a stunning double overtime classic with a sudden victory goal Sunday. And students, faculty, staff, and alumni gathered Tuesday to celebrate the team in one of the first university community events in 14 months since the start of the global pandemic.

  • May 24, 2021

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    Recent RIT graduate presented with Distinguished Lee Scholar award

    Chiara Young, a fifth-year biomedical engineering graduate from Sherman, N.Y., received the 2021 Distinguished Lee Scholar award from the Patrick P. Lee Foundation. Young, who graduated in May, was presented with the award based on her integrity, leadership, and service to others. RIT has been a partner school of the Lee Foundation since fall 2019.

  • May 21, 2021

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    COVID-19 Safety Updates: Alert level back to GREEN

    RIT’s COVID-19 Alert Level has returned to Green, meaning the prevalence of the virus in our community and on campus is low. We should all be proud of this accomplishment as we finished the academic year strong. As we begin our transition to summer, it is imperative that we adhere to safety protocols and remain vigilant.

  • May 14, 2021

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    RIT sees more than 4,100 students graduate

    Commencement ceremonies for more than 4,100 RIT students begin today and continue through Sunday, enabling graduating students to don their regalia, walk across a stage, and be acknowledged by administrators for their milestone achievements despite a global pandemic.

  • May 6, 2021

    worker loading used items into a box truck next to sign that reads "Donate Here."

    Goodbye, Goodbuy! sustainability effort returns to RIT

    After a year off due to the pandemic, the popular Goodbye, Goodbuy! sustainability program returns to RIT. Students moving out of their housing on campus are urged to donate their unwanted items rather than throw them away.

  • May 5, 2021

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    Video exhibits remain online for Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival

    If you couldn’t tune in to this year’s Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival which was held virtually on Saturday, not to worry. The more than 250 exhibits of projects, research, and performing arts of more than 800 students, faculty, and staff will remain online for the foreseeable future and are free to access.

  • April 29, 2021

    RIT President Munson wearing a mask and speaking into a microphone in a radio station.

    President Munson reflects on the past year and looks ahead

    RIT President David Munson reflected on the challenges of the past year of a campus living collectively through a global pandemic in his final “Ask Munson” question-and-answer show of the academic year on WITR (89.7) radio Wednesday.