Rochester Institute of Technology

NTID to expand technical education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students

RIT and its National Technical Institute for the Deaf have been awarded a $470,000 federal grant to help deaf and hard of hearing students learn IT...
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Mon, 04/19/2021 - 5:30am
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D. Robert Frisina, founding director of NTID, dies at age 96

D. Robert Frisina, the founding director of RIT’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf, has died. A statement from the university said that Frisina...
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Thu, 04/01/2021 - 5:06am
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Dealing with malware, ransomware -- RIT expert weighs in

The Victor Central School District is still not quite back to normal after a computer malware attack last Saturday. That attack on the Victor district’s...
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Thu, 02/04/2021 - 5:41am
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RIT moves alert level on COVID-19 up a notch as a precaution

RIT officials say they are taking proactive steps to deal with a slight uptick in positive cases of COVID-19. RIT has a four color-level alert system to...
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Fri, 10/09/2020 - 12:20pm
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Area universities track positive COVID-19 cases among incoming students

Two of the area’s largest universities are releasing details about their ongoing testing for COVID-19. RIT launched its fall semester classes on...
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Wed, 08/19/2020 - 3:41pm
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RIT acquires former Radisson hotel property adjacent to campus

RIT says it has acquired the hotel adjacent to the university’s Henrietta campus. The university says that Rochester Airport Hospitality LLC has gifted...
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Mon, 08/17/2020 - 1:17pm
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Susan B. Anthony, bicycles and women's rights

Art students and community members collaborated over the weekend on a mural honoring the centennial for the 19th Amendment. Located on West Main Street...
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Mon, 08/10/2020 - 6:08am
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RIT proposes "accelerated" fall semester, awaits guidance from officials on reopening

Rochester Institute of Technology announced changes to the upcoming fall semester on Friday. RIT will be holding an “accelerated” fall semester with in...
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Fri, 06/12/2020 - 9:27am
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RIT researchers using grant to study microplastics pollution in Lake Ontario

Researchers at RIT are working to find out how tiny particles of plastic pollution are impacting Lake Ontario. Earlier this year, the university...
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Mon, 06/08/2020 - 5:10am
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Rochester-area colleges begin planning for fall reopening

Local colleges and universities are cautiously optimistic about a fall campus reopening, although what that may look like is still up in the air....
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Fri, 05/08/2020 - 11:18am
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