Department News

RIT/NTID Names Special Assistant for Diversity and Inclusion

Alvin Boyd, an instructor in the Business Studies Department at Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf, has been named Special Assistant to the NTID President for Diversity and Inclusion.

Innovating For Deaf Athletes

A group of RIT/NTID students recently won second place and a $1,250 check in the Shark Tank competition at RIT for their project, V-Sports, a device designed to facilitate communication via vibration notification for deaf and hard-of-hearing athletes.

Credit Cards Are Not Your Friend

Although he makes more than $160,000 a year, a federal bankruptcy judge is not ashamed to say he drives a 10-year-old car, doesn’t have a cell phone and buys his gas and groceries where he can save a few bucks.

Hon. John Ninfo II, who serves in the Western District of New York, was guest speaker at a meeting of the Ellie Rosenfield Personal Finance Student Club at Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf.