News by Topic: Student Clubs And Organizations
December 16, 2019
RIT Esports wins Hearthstone Collegiate Championship
Students from RIT Esports bested more than 300 teams from across North America to win the 2019 Hearthstone Collegiate Championship Fall Finals on Dec. 14. The RIT student team took home the top trophy and $6,000 in scholarships for playing the digital card game Hearthstone.
December 6, 2019
RIT students win first place in thrill design competition
The coaster contest was a thrill ride for RIT’s Theme Park Enthusiasts student group at the annual Ryerson Invitational Thrill Design Competition. For the second time since the competition began, the club won first place overall at the competition.
December 5, 2019
Graduate students hold town hall meeting tonight
A town hall meeting tonight will explore graduate student life and issues facing master’s and Ph.D. students at RIT. The “What’s Up?” forum will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5 in Institute Hall.
November 19, 2019
RIT welcomes creative students with performing arts scholarships
In an effort to help RIT develop the leading performing arts program in the nation for non-majors, nearly 150 first-year students interested in performing arts this year received partial scholarships.
November 18, 2019
RIT Esports takes on RIT Public Safety in friendly ‘Call of Duty’ match Nov. 23
Members of RIT Esports and Public Safety are answering the “Call of Duty” to raise money for mental health awareness Nov. 23. The RIT Esports Call of Duty team will compete against members of RIT Public Safety in a two vs. two tournament of the video game. Ticket proceeds will support the office of Counseling and Psychological Services.
November 17, 2019
RIT’s Dept. 42 offers a place for ‘non-religious’ students to find answers
Sometimes the answer lies within. In an effort to engage the more than 35 percent of undergraduate students who consider themselves “non-religious,” a new, somewhat nebulous group has formed at RIT to help them find secular answers for themselves.
November 11, 2019
New student-run club cares for cats on the RIT campus
Feral cats living on the RIT campus are being cared for thanks to members of a new student-run club, Caring Hearts for RIT Cats. About 120 students have joined Caring Hearts, which began as an independent club this semester. Members bring food and water each day to 10 shelters around campus where about a dozen feral cats are believed to live.
November 7, 2019
Student Spotlight: Celebrating Native American Heritage Month
For Jessika Quijada, a second-year business management student, Native American Heritage Month is a time to not only remember her history, but to also spread awareness about Native cultures as they exist today.
November 4, 2019
RIT basketball players join Special Olympians for unified sports tournament
WHAM-TV reports on a basketball tournament featuring RIT basketball players, members of the Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity and Special Olympians.
October 25, 2019
RIT’s Global Consortium brings student leaders to Zagreb
RIT’s Global Consortium unites Student Government leaders from the various RIT campuses to discuss common issues and best practices.
October 22, 2019
Student who starred on Nigerian TV follows his passions for music, engineering at RIT
Adesola "Dewé" Adedewe, a third-year electrical engineering major, may be thousands of miles from his native Nigeria, but that doesn’t stop him from being recognized by other international students who watched him as a contestant on The Voice: Nigeria, which aired throughout the African continent in 2016.
October 9, 2019
RIT to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Stonewall Uprising throughout October
RIT is hosting events to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising, which served as a catalyst for the LGBTQ rights movement in the United States. The RIT Q Center has partnered with student organizations across the campus to host speakers, films and interactive events to reflect on the cultural significance of Stonewall.