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  • December 1, 2023

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    Transforming RIT by inspiring imaginations

    For six years—even amidst the global pandemic—the RIT community kept busy brainstorming, conceptualizing, designing, problem solving, collaborating, and building a new place where ideas, creativity, and innovation can come to life. We are transforming RIT by building places and spaces for thinkers, creators, and makers unlike any other university in the nation.

  • December 1, 2023

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    Cultural differences add spice to couple’s life

    Raviteja Rudra is a vegetarian from India. Marcela Gallo, a Peruvian-American, finds great delight in ceviche. Their paths crossed 10 years ago while attending RIT, and their lives changed forever.

  • December 1, 2023

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    Tigers turn Big Apple orange

    An advertising campaign showcasing RIT’s creativity and innovation as a leading university took over Grand Central Terminal and Station, and even some rail cars traveling to Westchester County and Connecticut.

  • December 1, 2023

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    Distinguished Alumni Award winners named for 2023-2024

    Twelve RIT alumni have been honored with Distinguished Alumni Awards for the 2023-2024 year. The Distinguished Alumni Awards are presented annually by each of RIT’s nine colleges, the School of Individualized Study, and the RIT Graduate School to alumni who have performed at the highest levels of their profession or who have contributed to the advancement and leadership of civic, philanthropic, or service organizations.

  • November 29, 2023

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    Transformative Campaign propels university to new heights

    More than $200 million has been given to Transforming RIT to support scholarships and the student experience to ensure the best and brightest minds can attend RIT regardless of their financial circumstances. The campaign, launched publicly in 2018, is bringing RIT’s strategic plan to life by investing in student success, creating world-class facilities, advancing research and discovery, and innovating careers of the future.

  • November 29, 2023

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    Saunders College of Business honors professor with dedication of Daniel D. Tessoni Business Center

    Saunders College of Business faculty, alumni, and students—together with local business leaders—have recognized a popular, longtime professor with the dedication of a multifunctional space inside Max Lowenthal Hall. The Daniel D. Tessoni Business Center honors the esteemed RIT faculty member who served in several roles at the college from 1974 until his retirement last year.