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.
April 9, 2021
NYSP2I creates new tools to help New York municipalities reduce wasted food
The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I)—led by RIT’s Golisano Institute for Sustainability—has developed a free, interactive toolkit that municipalities can use to design, implement, and manage food waste programs at the local level.
April 7, 2021
Engineering leaders honored as 2021 IISE Fellows
The Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers has named Nabil Nasr, associate provost and founding director of RIT’s Golisano Institute of Sustainability, and Iris Rivero, head of RIT’s Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, as Fellows, an honor that recognizes outstanding leaders of the profession who have made significant, nationally recognized contributions to industrial and systems engineering.
April 2, 2021
Researchers develop manufacturing training that will include AI and virtual reality technology
Researchers at RIT are using augmented and virtual reality as part of a modern training platform to help address the skilled labor shortage in manufacturing. Using artificial intelligence and augmented or virtual reality applications as a training strategy can support novice trainees and retain the knowledge of master machinists and manufacturing engineers.
April 1, 2021
RIT’s Saunders College of Business partners with Vellore Institute of Technology
RIT’s partnership with Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), in India, has expanded to allow VIT students to spend the latter two years of their undergraduate business studies in RIT’s Saunders College of Business.
March 19, 2021
Someone You Should Know: Noah Wallace
WHAM-TV features Noah Wallace, a fourth-year computing security student who helped develop a partnership with Jewish Senior Life.
March 19, 2021
Meet RIT’s global librarian Susan Mee
Global librarian Susan “Sue” Mee plays an essential role supporting students on RIT’s international campuses in Croatia, Dubai, Kosovo, and China. Her position as library liaison for distance/online education took on a global focus 15 years ago when the university expanded its RIT Global presence.
March 16, 2021
RIT and edX launch universal credit pathway to break down barriers to graduate education
RIT is teaming up with the nonprofit online learning platform edX to create a universal pathway to credit, making it easier and less expensive for people to earn a master’s degree. With this new model, RIT is the first university to enable edX learners to apply any of the 63 MicroMasters programs toward a Master of Science—specifically, RIT’s customizable professional studies master’s degree program.
March 12, 2021
RIT acquires advanced packaging equipment from SPS - The Whole Package and Lantech
RIT’s packaging science program recently received an equipment donation for its Packaging Dynamics Laboratory that will increase its academic and professional training options in safe-guarding shipped products.
March 10, 2021
Engineering co-op students build robotic bartender to demonstrate motion controller technology
When Teknic challenged a co-op student team from RIT to produce a configurable, automated machine that would use its newest motion and I/O controller called ClearCore, team members responded with a robotic bartender that automates the drink-making process.
March 5, 2021
Creative Industry ‘Day’ a weeklong success for RIT students, alumni, talent seekers
RIT’s Creative Industry “Day” drew a wide range of talent seekers from companies such as Amazon, Forbes Media, and Microsoft last week, as the 16th annual event went virtual Feb. 22-26 this year due to the pandemic.
March 3, 2021
IBM gift to help RIT’s Global Cybersecurity Institute enhance workforce development
IBM is making a more than $3.3 million in-kind donation to RIT to help enhance cybersecurity capabilities in the university’s new Global Cybersecurity Institute, as well as support security training and competitions for students.
February 26, 2021
RIT/NTID and Garth Fagan Dance announce working partnership
RIT and NTID have announced a partnership with Garth Fagan Dance for a “cooperative-creative-connection” to begin Aug. 1.