After eight days, nine states and 1,400 miles, 15 past and present members of the women’s cross country and track and field squads arrived back home at RIT on March 29. The runners, including RIT/NTID student-athletes Julie Kerchner and Amanda Dole, spent their spring breaks on the relay dubbed the Tiger Trail to raise awareness and funds for the Tigers for Tigers Coalition. More.
RIT Tiger spirit was felt across the country March 28-29 as students, alumni, faculty and staff gathered in a variety of places to cheer on the men’s hockey team, which made history defeating No. 1 Minnesota State but fell to Omaha in the NCAA Midwest Regionals. More.
The RIT women's hockey team will make its first appearance in the NCAA Division I National Tournament and travel to top-seed University of Minnesota for a quarterfinal round game on Saturday, March 14 at 5 p.m. EST/4 p.m. CST.
RIT is making its first appearance in the NCAA Division I Tournament in just its third season as a DI program. The Tigers won the Division III National Championship in 2012, were the national runner-up in 2011 and quarterfinalists in 2007. More.
Get ready for spring training – RIT Men’s Baseball spring training, that is! Join alumni and friends on Sunday, March 22 for a BBQ lunch and then kick back and take in an RIT baseball double header. Hosted by RIT/NTID Alumni Relations, but open to the entire RIT alumni and retiree community.
Lunch begins at 11:30 a.m. and the baseball game begins at 1:00 p.m..
Rochester Institute of Technology's team of astrophysicists and astronomers are celebrating the 100th anniversary of Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity, and pushing his work forward. The video features RIT/NTID faculty Dr. Jason Nordhaus and his work with deaf and hard-of-hearing students at RIT.
RIT/NTID alumna Brandi Rarus will give a presentation and book signing from 7-9 p.m. Thurs., March 12 in the CSD-Student Development Center, rooms 1300/1310. Rarus is an author and a former Miss Deaf America. She is married Tim Rarus, an advocate for deaf people whose work inspired the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act. They live in Austin, Texas, with their four children: three hearing boys and the youngest, Zoe, a deaf girl they adopted. Today, she and her family are tirelessly dedicated to ensuring all children find their rightful place in our world.