News

  • June 12, 2020

    Accelerated Fall Calendar: Proposed schedule and updates.

    Accelerated Fall Calendar: The Path Forward

    President David Munson and Provost Ellen Granberg are announcing an accelerated fall academic calendar, with the semester beginning Aug. 19, all in-person classes concluding by Nov. 24 and final examinations to be administered online.

  • May 12, 2020

    Darci Lane-Williams, assistant director of Title IX and Clery Compliance.

    Darci Lane-Williams receives 2020 Edwina Award

    Darci Lane-Williams, assistant director of Title IX and Clery Compliance, has received the 2020 Edwina Award for her significant contributions to enhance gender diversity and inclusiveness at RIT. In addition, 10 graduating students were also named as “Legacy Leaders.”

  • April 20, 2020

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    RIT announces summer session course offerings in online format

    Registration is open for RIT's first set of summer sessions that will be offered in an online format. The goals are for students to continue making progress toward their degrees, earn additional credit hours to catch up or get ahead, or explore interests outside of their majors.

  • February 14, 2020

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    Scholarship makes grad school possible

    The Mark and Maureen Davitt Graduate Education Endowed Scholarship was established with a $500,000 gift to RIT by Mark and Maureen Davitt to help graduates from the Rochester City School District pursue advanced degrees.

  • February 4, 2020

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    Student startups from the inside  

    The Rochester Beacon features Brandon Hudson, a fourth-year applied arts and sciences student, and Richard DeMartino, the Albert J. Simone Endowed Chair for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and director of the Simone Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

  • January 30, 2020

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    RIT/NTID alumna to perform at Super Bowl

    Internationally renowned performer, artist, and RIT/NTID alumna Christine Sun Kim ’02 (applied arts and sciences) will perform the National Anthem and “America the Beautiful” in American Sign Language as part of the Super Bowl pregame festivities on Sunday at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami.

  • December 12, 2019

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    Student project delivers solutions for Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence

    Undergraduate students from RIT ROC-ed the Project during a local project management competition to increase awareness and volunteer services for Rochester’s M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence. Their solution, “The Common Source,” took top honors recently in the annual ROC the Project competition, a regional challenge for college students.

  • December 12, 2019

    Graduting students wearing caps and gowns give thumbs-up.

    RIT joins the nationwide college completion initiative Degrees When Due

    RIT is among the colleges and universities from 20 states that are participating in the Degrees When Due initiative, which aims to reach the nearly 4 million near-completers and uncredentialled completers in the United States who stopped college for financial reasons, family obligations or a variety of other reasons. By joining the initiative, RIT will learn best practices in degree reclamation and provide targeted support while re-engaging students who have paused, or “stopped out,” their studies.