Representatives from more than 40 local and national corporations, federal agencies and nonprofit organizations will meet with hundreds of deaf and hard-of-hearing students at the 17th annual job fair, 12:30–4 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 18, at Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf. The event will be held in Lyndon Baines Johnson Hall on the RIT campus.
RIT is offering a new bachelor's degree in nutritional sciences for students who want to apply nutrition concepts and principles to careers outside the clinical domain of registered dietetics nutrition. New this fall, the nutritional sciences major gives students an alternative path to a nutrition degree in RIT’s Wegmans School of Health and Nutrition. The program complements the existing bachelor's degree in dietetics and nutrition but without a clinical focus. More.
Even though retired NTID faculty members and alumni Barbara Ray ’74, ’84 and Samuel ’77 Holcomb now live across the country in Arizona, it does not mean RIT and NTID are far from their hearts.
“Our favorite color is orange, our golf cart is orange, and our house has different colored orange paint,” said Samuel. “It keeps our minds on RIT every day.”
Rochester Institute of Technology placed 130th out of 1,054 U.S. colleges and universities in The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Ranking.
The ranking, developed in partnership with experts and universities, uses 15 individual performance metrics, grouped into four pillars representing Resources (30 percent), Engagement (20 percent), Outcomes (40 percent) and Environment (10 percent), indicators deemed most important to students when choosing a university, according to the ranking organization.
Deaf and hard-of-hearing students attending Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf will benefit from enhanced educational and career opportunities in the environmental sciences, thanks to a memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the college and the Environmental Protection Agency.
The MOU was formalized during a “virtual” signing ceremony Sept. 12, with representatives from both RIT/NTID and the EPA connecting through live video conferencing.
For the seventh consecutive year, RIT has been named one of the greenest universities by The Princeton Review. In "The Princeton Review Guide to 375 Green Colleges" profile, RIT is commended for being on the cutting edge of innovation and sustainability, achieving a “Green Rating” score of 93. More.
Join your fellow alumni 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12 at La Luna, 60 Browns Race, Rochester, in the historic High Falls district, for an evening of fun as we celebrate 50 years of education excellence at RIT/NTID. President Gerry Buckley, reunion co-chairs Chris and Staci Wagner, and this year's NTID Distinguished Alumni award winners Sam and Barbara Ray Holcomb will be joining the fun. There will be a performance by Sunshine 2.0 along with delicious food and a cash bar.
RIT's annual Brick City Homecoming and Family Weekend takes place Oct. 13-15, 2017. Events include the Presidents' Alumni Ball, RIT Men's Hockey vs. Northeastern at the Blue Cross Arena, comedian and host of The Daily Show Trevor Noah and much more. Visit the Brick City website for details and to register.