Institute News

  • May 19, 2020

    Federal CARES Act: Student Funding Distribution.

    RIT students eligible for federal CARES Act funding

    RIT will distribute nearly $5.2 million in emergency federal funding under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to assist students with unexpected costs incurred during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • May 4, 2020

    Nabil Nasr.

    RIT’s Nabil Nasr named to Board of Trustees at Ellen MacArthur Foundation

    Nabil Nasr, RIT’s associate provost and founding director of the Golisano Institute for Sustainability, has been appointed a Trustee by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, formed in 2010 to inspire a generation to rethink, redesign and build a positive future through the vision of a circular economy. 

  • May 4, 2020

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    RIT Class of 2020 Master Plan gives grads a solid next step

    RIT has announced a tuition scholarship program for this year’s RIT graduates seeking to further advance their career opportunities while the job market recalibrates and the country responds to the coronavirus pandemic. The RIT Class of 2020 Master Plan includes a special scholarship covering 55% of graduate tuition. RIT students who graduate in May or August this year may be eligible for this scholarship.

  • April 30, 2020

    Remanufacturing thermal spray

    Blog: What is remanufacturing?

    Remanufacturing is an industrial process for returning used or worn parts and products to a like-new condition. Read on for a deeper dive into this little-known but fast-growing resource-recovery method, what it is, how it works, and why it matters today.

  • April 30, 2020

    solar array.

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognizes RIT for green power leadership

    RIT’s utilization of nearly 71 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of green power annually represents more than 92 percent of its total power needs, placing it No. 21 on the EPA’s Top 30 College & University List of the largest green power users among higher-education institutions in the agency’s Green Power Partnership.

  • April 20, 2020

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    RIT announces summer session course offerings in online format

    Registration is open for RIT's first set of summer sessions that will be offered in an online format. The goals are for students to continue making progress toward their degrees, earn additional credit hours to catch up or get ahead, or explore interests outside of their majors.