Samuel (SVP ’74, ’77) and Barbara Ray (SVP ’71, ’74, ’84) Holcomb have been selected as recipients of the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award at Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf. They are only the second couple to be selected for the award, which recognizes alumni who have brought distinction to the institution through their professional, community and philanthropic activities.
Rochester Institute of Technology is among the universities included in a new ranking by "Money" magazine “711 Best Colleges for Your Money.”
“In building our rankings, "Money" focused on the three basic factors that surveys show are the most important to parents and students: Quality of education, affordability and outcomes,” the publication said. More.
The National Institutes of Health's National Institute of General Medical Sciences has awarded a grant to Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf to provide $1.025 million in funding over five years to develop a scientists-in-training program for deaf and hard-of-hearing undergraduates.
Multidisciplinary science education and research is the focus of a new academic unit in RIT’s College of Science that brings together researchers with different expertise to invent new ways to approach challenges facing a global society.
The Integrated Sciences Academy will focus on implementing specific inter- and multidisciplinary programs within the College of Science and differs from custom-tailored programs offered through RIT’s School of Individualized Study. More.
RIT/NTID has named Marvin “Tim” Albert of Columbus, Ohio, as director of the college’s Student Life Team.
Albert has more than 11 years of experience in the K-12 education field as a peer/school counselor, supervisor, student life coordinator and dean of students. He earned a diploma in applied computer technology and an associate in applied science degree in imaging technology from RIT/NTID, and went on to earn both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in social work from Gallaudet University.
Stephanie M. Smith Albert has been named the first director of diversity and inclusion at Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf.
Albert has more than 10 years of professional experience in the education field as a school counselor at the Georgia School for the Deaf in Cave Spring, Georgia, St. Rita School for the Deaf in Cincinnati, Ohio, Pennsylvania School for the Deaf in Philadelphia, and most recently was the director of Student Life at Ohio School for the Deaf in Columbus, Ohio.
Telecommunications for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Inc. (TDI) will have its 22nd Biennial Conference on July 27-29 at Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Bethesda, Maryland. For more information, visit: https://tdiforaccess.org/2017/06/second-round-of-conference-program/.
If you have questions or need more information about the conference, email Claude Stout, TDI executive director, at email@example.com.