News by Topic: Partnerships
November 18, 2019
Learning from Industry: Employers keep RIT’s curriculum forward-looking
For the last several decades, volunteer groups have played a pivotal role in keeping RIT’s curriculum relevant and current with the latest industry trends. The groups of 10 to 30 leaders from a wide variety of companies come together a few times a year to offer their insights for RIT faculty and staff in nearly every college.
November 18, 2019
A conversation with Steve Hoover
Steve Hoover, who was recently named the Katherine Johnson Executive Director of RIT’s new Global Cybersecurity Institute, is bringing together academia and industry to help tackle the world’s cybersecurity problems.
November 12, 2019
RIT/NTID-developed app enhances accessibility for museum visitors on self-guided tours
The app, known as MUSEAI, is a new self-guided tour platform designed to enhance accessibility for all visitors in museums. Visitors use the app by inputting a number that is placed next to the artwork, which provides them with the description, historical facts, media (video/audio) with captions, audio descriptions and more.
November 11, 2019
Carestream makes donation to RIT’s ultrasound program
The donation includes four premier and mid-tier ultrasound systems, transducers, simulators and related devices. The addition to the RIT sonography scanning suite enables students to practice on different models before beginning their clinical internships.
November 6, 2019
RIT hosts elite universities for regional International Collegiate Programming Contest Nov. 9
Student problem-solvers from 20 universities will have five hours to design algorithms and program them to work at a computer science contest at the Northeast North American Regional Final of the International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC), held Nov. 9 at RIT.
October 29, 2019
Best colleges to face-off at international offensive cybersecurity competition finals at RIT
The winners of the world’s largest collegiate offensive-based cybersecurity competition will be crowned at the Collegiate Penetration Testing Competition finals Nov. 22–24 at RIT.
October 24, 2019
Student Spotlight: Engaging in lifelong learning
Mary Barrett, from Hollywood, Fla., is a retired teacher with a love for learning. Barrett has been a member and student at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute for 12 years and has taken many classes with a focus on history and literature.
October 23, 2019
RIT to celebrate ‘service after service’ at annual Veterans Day Breakfast
RIT is celebrating Veterans Day with an event to honor veterans, service members and their families. The Rochester community is invited to attend the ninth annual Veterans Day Breakfast on Monday, Nov. 11, in the Gordon Field House and Activities Center.
October 22, 2019
RIT Croatia students develop web and mobile solution for monitoring air quality and pollution in collaboration with A1 Hrvatska
RIT Croatia and A1 Hrvatska signed a Memorandum of Agreement at the Zagreb campus and announced the first project: RIT students from the Croatian and American campuses will develop a software solution for monitoring air pollution.
October 21, 2019
RIT Center for Urban Entrepreneurship business pitch contest results in economic boost for local fledgling businesses
Katboocha, owned by Katarina Schwarz; The Groom Room Men’s Spa and Lounge, owned by Monique Chatman-Jackson; Munchie’s Roc City Empanadas, owned by Luis Carasquillo; and Pointii, an online incentive program for educators and students, owned by Lawrence Forte, were the winners of the inaugural CUE Business Pitch competition.
October 15, 2019
RIT wins $1.4M to help homeless with opioid addiction, mental illness
Making addiction treatment and mental health services accessible to homeless people via TeleHealth is the focus of a federally funded program at RIT.
October 8, 2019
Celebrating RIT’s partnership with the Henrietta Fire District
RIT kicked off National Fire Prevention Week by celebrating its partnership with the Henrietta Fire District and presenting the university’s annual voluntary contribution to the district.