Campus Events and Activities
Corporate World or Entrepreneurship: Which is for Me?
October 1, 2014 - 10:00am
RIT/NTID alumnus Philip Rubin will present "Corporate World or Entrepreneurship: Which is for Me?" from 10-11 a.m. Wed., Oct. 1 in SDC 1300/1310. Rubin is an architect who has consulted with RIT/NTID on several projects including Rosica Hall!
RIT/NTID Performing Arts Presents "Twilight Zone"
October 2, 2014 - 7:30pm
The show explores popular culture from the movie "Twilight" through the current fascination with the supernatural, vampires, and nightmares. The popular NTID American Sign Language poetry group "Dangerous Signs" will use published pieces of poetry, original works, dance, music and comedy to illustrate Deaf perspectives on how our imagined fears compare and influence the way we handle our real everyday fears. Accessible to both hearing and Deaf audiences. Location: Lab Theatre 1510 at NTID Cost: Free More.
"Miracle on Ice" Olympian Jim Craig Visits RIT/NTID Oct. 3
October 3, 2014 - 4:00pm
“Miracle on Ice” goalie Jim Craig will be visiting Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf on Friday, Oct. 3 for a variety of activities with students, athletes and the general public
Craig was a member of an NCAA champion hockey team at Boston University and an All American goalie at BU. He is a member of the Boston University Hall of Fame, an Olympic gold medalist, member of the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame, and co-recipient of both the Lester Patrick Trophy, bestowed for outstanding contributions to hockey, and the Sports Illustrated “Sportsman Of The Year” award. He started as a goaltender for three NHL teams, and is enshrined in the Hockey Hall of Fame.
Following his playing days, Craig built an award-winning career in marketing and sales. He has appeared in several roles on television programs, authored two books and served as a movie consultant for a critically acclaimed motion picture. He is among the most in demand speakers on the topics of team building and optimizing performance, and has motivated, guided and provided strategic direction for hundreds and hundreds of companies.
Craig, who gained notoriety during the 1980 Olympics as the goalie for Team USA during their gold medal run, will be the guest at a breakfast for RIT student-athletes and will present at a VIP luncheon on campus. Tickets for the lunch are $75 each, or $500 for a table of eight, with proceeds benefitting the NTID Foundation Endowed Scholarship Fund.
From 4-5:30 p.m. Craig will deliver a lecture in NTID’s Panara Theatre. The lecture is free and open to the public. Following the presentation, Craig will be available to personalize a variety of items that will be on hand for purchase (cash or check only). Please note: due to contract constraints, Craig will be unable to sign items not purchased at the event. No outside items are to be brought to the theater.
For information on lunch tickets, contact Heather Emerson Jeremy, assistant director of NTID Development, firstname.lastname@example.org or 585.216.1819 (videophone).
Brick City Homecoming Weekend, Oct. 16-19
October 16, 2014 - 8:00am - October 19, 2014 - 8:00pm
A variety of events will take place Oct. 16-19 as part of RIT's Brick City Homecoming and Family Weekend. NTID-related events are being planned, including a tailgate reception before the RIT Men's Hockey game on Oct. 18. Visit the Brick City Homecoming website for more information.
NTID College Bowl - Alumni vs Students!
October 17, 2014 - 3:00pm
NTID College Bowl - Alumni vs Students from 3-4 p.m. on Fri., Oct. 17 during Brick City Homecoming! Cheer on an RIT/NTID alumni team as they take on the current RIT/NTID College Bowl champions!