Rochester Institute of Technology is hosting seven federally funded research programs this summer, the most of any college in New York state. Summer Undergraduate Research for Students who are Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing in Applying Mathematical and Statistical Methods to Problems from the Sciences, led by Bonnie Jacob, assistant professor of mathematical modeling, is among the NSF undergraduate research programs happening at RIT this summer. More.
More than 3,000 alumni from Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf are expected to visit campus for a reunion June 28 –July 1 to celebrate the college’s 50th anniversary.
The world’s first and largest technological college for deaf and hard-of-hearing students will kick off a year-long celebration of its 50-year history, which coincides with RIT’s move to the Henrietta, New York, campus.
Rochester Institute of Technology’s Baja Racing team won its third and final international competition of the season, as well as the 2018 North American Championship title against hundreds of other college teams from around the world. More.
Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf is offering a free one-week summer program for college-bound deaf and hard-of-hearing students from the Central Valley California area to learn more about various careers related to agriculture and environmental science. This marks the first time RIT/NTID will offer a program on the West Coast.
Discovering Agriculture through STEM™, or DATS™, will run June 24-29 at Fresno State University for deaf and hard-of-hearing students entering grades 10, 11 and 12 in fall 2018.
Animation Career Review has again named Rochester Institute of Technology the top game design school on the East Coast. RIT also ranked second on the list of Top 50 Game Design Schools in the U.S., moving up from third in 2017. More.
Among the 23 commencement delegates at Rochester Institute of Technology’s commencement ceremonies May 11 and 12 were two deaf students who shared their own stories of overcoming obstacles and imparted advice to their fellow graduates.
Paula MacDonald, the undergraduate delegate for the National Technical Institute for the Deaf from Cumberland, Ontario, Canada, graduated with an associate degree in computer aided drafting technology.
Three RIT/NTID graduating seniors were recognized as part of the Legacy Leadership program of RIT's Center for Women and Gender and the Center for Leadership & Civic Engagement. They are:
Brianna Conrad, an American Sign Language-English Interpretation major from Frederick, Maryland
Kaitlyn Shirey, an American Sign Language-English Interpretation major from Ambler, Pennsylvania
Britta Schwall, a business management major from Pflugerville, Texas