In the Spotlight
RIT/NTID students, alumni, faculty and staff are always finding new ways to inspire us. Here are a few of their stories.
April 20, 2016
Elizabeth MacLaren is the recipient of the Joseph T. Ferraro Memorial Scholarship, and Jonathan Roman received the Alfred L. and Ruby C. Davis Leadership Award, which also includes a scholarship. Students must be nominated for these awards, which are given annually in the spring. Award recipients have a passion for their work, are involved in campus life and demonstrate leadership skills in their various activities.
March 15, 2016
Jeannette Vargas receives the Outstanding Advisor Award from the Center for Campus Life.
March 11, 2016
RIT/NTID Performing Arts presents "Godspell" March 10-13 in LBJ Hall.
January 28, 2016
Prior to an evening performance, the Ailey II Dance Company held a master class for deaf and hearing dancers at RIT/NTID.
January 22, 2016
RIT/NTID hosted a Scholarship Symposium showcasing scholarly work by more than 40 RIT/NTID faculty and staff presenters.
January 18, 2016
For the past four summers a group of RIT/NTID faculty have been working in Bien Hoa, Vietnam, providing interpreter education for deaf and hearing teachers of the deaf. The Vietnamese teachers have been on campus in January sharing language, culture and the Deaf experience in Vietnam.
December 7, 2015
A holiday program with heart was presented Dec. 4 in Panara Theatre, featuring several RIT/NTID performance groups.
October 12, 2015
RIT/NTID alumnus and deaf rapper Sean Forbes and his band rocked a packed Panara Theatre Oct. 9 for a concert featuring sign language and spoken English.
September 2, 2015
Jan Strine Memorial Labyrinth joins several local public installations used for meditation, wellness.
August 31, 2015
The NTID Student Life Team's Apple Festival is a popular fall event.
August 4, 2015
First-year students arrive on Aug. 4 to attend NSP, an optional one-week pre-orientation program offered to newly accepted deaf and hard-of-hearing students who have little or no prior skills in American Sign Language.