RIT/NTID Professor Named White House ‘Champions of Change’ Honoree

Portrait of Talila Lewis in Rosica Hall

Talila A. Lewis, a faculty member in liberal studies at Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf, was one of nine disability advocates from across the United States selected as “Champions of Change” by the White House. A recognition event—which coincides with the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act—was held in Washington, D.C., earlier this summer.

Jan Strine Memorial Labyrinth Dedication

The dedication of the Jan Strine Memorial Labyrinth is scheduled for Thursday, September 17, 3 – 5 p.m. (ribbon cutting at 3:30) in the RIT/NTID Frisina Quad. Please RSVP to Jeannette Vargas. Interpreting services will be provided.

Rochester Institute of Technology students seeking calm in the midst of homework, tests and other college-life stressors have a new sacred place to meditate.

Apple Festival 2015

RIT/NTID’s 17th annual Apple Festival welcomed returning students and new students to campus. While munching on beignets, donuts, cookies, apple crisp and of course, apples, nearly 500 students visited 70 booths representing student groups, academic departments and Rochester community resources.

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