Connect sees great turn out at Imagine 2014!

Saturday May 3rd drew 35,000 visitors to RIT for the Imagine RIT 2014 festival.  Despite weather concerns, turn out was high and about 400 projects were on display. Two of those projects were put on by Connect and the results were outstanding. PawPrint,  an automated personalized story book web-application, was in it’s second year of … Continue Reading


Twyla Cummings: 2014 Recipient of the Isaac L. Jordan Sr. Faculty Pluralism Award

The Isaac L. Jordan Sr. Faculty Pluralism Award recognizes RIT faculty for enhancing diversity among students and fellow co-workers in the RIT community. This year’s recipient of the award was our own Dr. Twyla Cummings, Senior Associate Dean in the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences and a Professor in the School of Media Sciences. … Continue Reading


School of Media Sciences Graduation 2014

The School of Media Sciences will have approximately 13 students graduate with a Master of Science degree in Print Media and 34 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Media Arts and Technology this spring. Academic ceremonies will be held on Friday, May 23, 2014. During the afternoon the Convocation Ceremony will welcome keynote speaker, … Continue Reading

Professor Stephen Whittaker

Recognizing Stephen Whittaker, Recipient of the Edline M. Chun Award

I had the great honor of corresponding with Mr. Stephen Whittaker, an adjunct professor here in the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences (CIAS) within the School of Media Sciences (SMS). He is “humbled” by the recent recognition of the first Edline M. Chun Award last month, in honor of the late RIT professor Ms. … Continue Reading


Thesis Spotlight: Stephanie Fallon


As an undergraduate student the word “thesis” is often intimidating. If you have come in contact with any graduate student you know that their thesis is their primary focus as they near graduation. Fortunately, I got the chance to sit down with Stephanie Fallon, a graduate student in the School of Media Sciences, to discuss … Continue Reading


CMIC Summit 2014


Rochester, NY, April 2, 2014 – The RIT School of Media Sciences’ Cross-Media Innovation Center (CMIC) is seeking position papers and original research for presentation at the annual CMIC Summit 2014 held in Rochester, NY, October 15-16, 2014. The RIT – CMIC Summit 2014 focuses on the processes and practices that innovate, transform, and connect … Continue Reading