News by Topic: Student Experience
RIT continually works to improve and enhance the university experience for our students. Through student clubs and organizations, unique classes and programs, a comprehensive wellness program, and university-led initiatives, students have plenty of opportunities to express themselves, make lifelong connections, and do extraordinary things.
June 28, 2022
RIT Croatia launches a new media design program, accepting students for fall 2022
RIT has launched a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in new media design at its RIT Croatia Zagreb campus. Enrollment is currently underway and the first cohort of students will begin its studies in the multidisciplinary degree program this fall.
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 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 16, 2022
Honors students learn first-hand about war and peace
The students took a 12-week, online class prior to their 11-day visit to the two countries of Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina in May, to talk with survivors of the 1991-1999 war in the former Yugoslavia region of Europe.
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
Podcast: Innovating the print industry
Intersections: The RIT Podcast, Ep. 60: When people think of printing, they think of copiers, toners, or pamphlets, but the print industry is growing and new technologies are impacting how products are developed and printed. Alumna Stephanie Fallon, publishing leader at Wayfair, talks to Cecilia Savka and Emi Knape, students in the graphic media science and technology department, about the skills needed in today’s print industry.
June 14, 2022
What is the job outlook for recent grads? What you should know
The Democrat and Chronicle talks to Maria Richart, director, Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education, about the co-op program at RIT. (This content may require a subscription to view.)
June 9, 2022
Montgomery teenager earns highest rank in both Girl and Boy Scouts
The Times Herald-Record features Lia Grammer, a second-year packaging science student.
June 8, 2022
RIOT Racing: Baja team wins first place overall in weekend international competition
More than 1,500 students from 100 national and international collegiate race teams competed June 2-5 at RIT’s Gordon Field House and the Hogback Hill Motocross site in Palmyra, N.Y. Several teams aced the course, but at the end of the weekend, RIOT Racing, RIT’s Baja race team, conquered the field.
June 7, 2022
RIT team wins Royal Society of Chemistry’s Inclusion and Diversity Prize
A team at RIT has been named the winner of the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Inclusion and Diversity Prize, which celebrates those who strive to improve access to the chemical sciences and progression for all.
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 6, 2022
Podcast: Creating a new School of Performing Arts
Intersections: The RIT Podcast, Ep. 59: In July 2022, RIT opens a new School of Performing Arts to offer additional creative opportunities for thousands of students who wish to pursue their passions in performance while majoring in a range of other fields. College of Liberal Arts Dean Anna Stenport talks with Thomas Warfield, director of dance at NTID, and Assistant Professor Yunn-Shan Ma, director of the RIT Philharmonic Orchestra, on ways RIT is making dreams come true for students interested in performing arts.