Department News

Study abroad experience highlight for hospitality student

RIT/NTID's Connor Draughn wanted to get out of his comfort zone and try something new, so the hospitality and tourism management major decided to spend a semester studying at RIT Croatia. More.

Boyd receives AAUA award

Dr. Alvin C. Merritt Boyd III, RIT/NTID business studies lecturer, received the Leo and Margaret Goodman-Malamuth Dissertation Award for 2017 at the American Association of University Administrators' Leadership Seminar, June 8-9 in New Orleans. His dissertation was titled, “Experience and Perceptions of Full-Time, Non-Tenure-Track Faculty at a Four-Year University.” 

In addition to the award from AAUA, Boyd also was given the Exemplary Performance in Scholarship Award from the School of Education at St. John Fisher College in Rochester, New York, where he earned his doctoral degree.

Adams lands job at Starbucks headquarters

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RIT/NTID has a strong history of successful employment outcomes for our graduates, including Kyle Adams, a finance major from Chicago, Ill. He will move to Seattle, Wash., to start a job at Starbucks headquarters in the financial analysis area. Watch Kyle's video and learn more.

Mancera completes co-op

Marlet Mancera credits her co-op with providing her with business knowledge and skills in business communication. More.

Boyd receives doctorate degree in executive leadership

Alvin Boyd, a faculty member in NTID's Business Studies Department, received his Ed.D. in executive leadership from St. John Fisher College.The doctoral program in executive leadership provides Boyd with critical leadership skills and knowledge that are required in today’s increasingly diverse colleges and universities.