News by Topic: Partnerships
Cooperation brings out the best in us, and that’s no different at the university level. RIT is proud to partner with multiple companies and fellow universities to find novel breakthroughs in technology and create exciting new experiences for students.
June 27, 2022
Museums and libraries nationwide leveraging low-cost spectral imaging systems built by RIT
Libraries and museums across the country have begun recapturing lost and obscured text on historically significant documents thanks to low-cost spectral imaging systems developed by faculty and students at RIT.
June 22, 2022
RIT’s Battery Prototyping Center part of finalist team for New Energy NY initiative
The Battery Prototyping Center at RIT is part of Binghamton University’s New Energy NY Project that received Phase I funding of the American Rescue Plan’s Build Back Better Regional Challenge.
June 21, 2022
RIT health systems management MS program earns national accreditation
The health systems management online MS program at RIT has been awarded accreditation in compliance with national standards and guidelines that define the healthcare management field.
June 20, 2022
RIT/NTID encourages community-wide participation in April 2023 NEA Big Read project
For villagers in poet Ilya Kaminsky’s book Deaf Republic, deafness becomes an act of revolt against a totalitarian government. Deaf Republic is the subject of the NEA Big Read project during National Deaf History Month in April 2023, hosted by NTID.
June 16, 2022
Building the SHED: A Q&A with Mark Williams
Construction on the Student Hall for Exploration and Development (SHED) involves hundreds of people and thousands of details, and Mark Williams, RIT principal for construction management, keeps track of it all.
June 15, 2022
RIT Vignelli Center partners with Corning Museum of Glass to host design workshop
The Vignelli Center for Design Studies is hosting a week-long Summer Design Workshop in partnership with Corning Museum of Glass. Held from June 11 to 18, the workshop is an opportunity for professional designers to utilize the resources at the Vignelli Center and Corning Museum of Glass.
June 13, 2022
Panel of key region stakeholders discusses demands of a changing job market
A panel discussion at RIT among some of the Rochester region’s key stakeholders—employers, government officials, economic development leaders, and higher-education experts—provided the launch for RIT Certified, which aims to provide a wide range of alternative education courses, certificate programs, and skill-based learning experiences targeting people beginning their careers, changing roles, maintaining their existing job, or advancing in the workplace.
June 6, 2022
RIT trustee gives $500,000 to Student Hall for Exploration and Development
RIT alumnus and trustee Brooks Bower ’74 (printing) has made a gift to the multi-use complex under construction that will showcase the university as a place for technology, the arts, and design.
June 3, 2022
Nutrition and dietetics majors study Mediterranean diet in Greece this summer
Zoraa Victor, a fourth-year student in the dietetics and nutrition BS program in the Wegmans School of Health and Nutrition, will spend six weeks studying the plant-based Mediterranean diet at Perrotis College in Thessaloniki, the second largest city in Greece.
June 1, 2022
Saunders College among sponsors of ‘Shark Tank’-style competition for young entrepreneurs June 4
Students from around the country—including a Webster, N.Y., high school senior attending Saunders College of Business this fall—will compete to see who will be named America’s Next Top Young Entrepreneur at the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) 14th annual Saunders Scholars National Competition on June 4.
May 31, 2022
RIT City Art Space highlights history of Clarissa Street
The Rochester Beacon talks to John Aasp, gallery director, and Juilee Decker, professor in the Department of History, about the “Clarissa Uprooted: Unearthing Stories of Our Village (1940s-early 1970s),” exhibit at City Art Space.
May 24, 2022
‘Clarissa Uprooted’ exhibit coming to City Art Space
Starting on June 3, the exhibit “Clarissa Uprooted: Unearthing Stories of Our Village (1940s-early 1970s)” will open in the RIT City Art Space. This show, created through a partnership between the Center for Teen Empowerment in Rochester and the Clarissa Street Reunion Committee, has involved a number of collaborators including RIT faculty and students from the College of Art and Design and the College of Liberal Arts.