Department News

Laldee Named Miss Black Deaf America

Congratulations to RIT/NTID student Chenae Laldee who was named Miss Black Deaf America, a position she will hold until August 2015! Laldee competed in the pageant, which consists of platform, talent, style and interview portions. Laldee received an associate degree in Applied Support Technology, and now is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Multidisciplinary Studies focusing on organizational change and leadership with a concentration in human resources and political science. During her time at RIT, Laldee has been involved in the RIT/NTID Ebony club and the RIT/NTID Caribbean Deaf club and is a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success.

Forsey Receives Award for Academic Excellence

Graham Forsey, an RIT/NTID Management Information Systems student in RIT's Saunders College of Business, was one of two students to receive the Norman A. Miles Scholarship for Academic Excellence. More.

Strauch Joins as New Faculty

Anne M. Strauch, lecturer in the Business Studies Department has spent more than 20 years in a variety of management roles across several industries including retail management, property management, biotech/pharmaceutical sales and marketing management as well as international events management.  

Specific business accomplishments include:

2012 RIT Leadership Awards

Nearly 30 RIT students – including five who are deaf or hard of hearing – were honored today during the 2012 RIT Leadership Awards for their community involvement, high personal standards and potential as positive role models to future students.

“These students are the dreamers of dreams, and the movers and shakers at RIT,” said Molly McGowan, director of the RIT Leadership Institute & Community Service Center. “We’re pleased to celebrate and recognize all of the great work done by our student leaders.”

Passport to Dubai: RIT/NTID Honors Student Navigates the Middle East

Graham Forsey, an RIT/NTID accounting major from Newfoundland, Canada,  was one of 14 honors students from the E. Philip Saunders College of Business who went to Dubai during spring break. More.