Category Archives: From the Office

NEW PHOTO MAJOR CONTINUES INTO ITS SECOND YEAR!!!!!

DATELINE: RIT Photo is happy to announce the continuation of an exciting new major: Cat Photography! Get an up close and personal view of this new major and realize the thrills and chills that come from photographing our feline friends. … Continue reading

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Careers in Motion – ’94 Alum Robert Johnson visited RIT

Feb 6 and 7, 2014,  ’94 alum Robert Johnson visited RIT. Robert is the director of photography at the Weather Channel where he oversees all photography at the network. He is responsible for setting the Channel brand and engaging viewers … Continue reading

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What Happens During Intersession, Part 1

The very first intersession at RIT seemed relatively quiet in Rochester. Very few members of the photography faculty were in the halls of the School because many of them participated in exciting international activities. We hope this will be a … Continue reading

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Big Shot No. 29

The RIT Big Shot project was conceived as way to teach sophomore photography students at RIT how to solve complicated problems using simple equipment. It was built upon the principles of team building and working together as a unit and … Continue reading

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A Day of Photography

The School of Photographic Arts and Sciences (SPAS) is hosting an Open House on November 8th designed for incoming students, their counselors, teachers, and families. We have worked with the RIT Admissions Office and we are planning an exciting day … Continue reading

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From the Office — Upcoming Events

We are busy in the school office planning many events during the Fall semester. Here are a few examples of what’s being planned. Be sure to mark your calendars and join us at these exciting events! In September we hosted PDN’s 30 … Continue reading

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From the Office — The End of Summer

At RIT, summer is a time of cleaning, reorganizing and getting ready for fall. It is a quiet time but there is anticipation of what is to come. This past Tuesday many students and professors arrived back on campus after … Continue reading

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Week 2 of the Renovation of SPAS Gallery

After 30+ years, SPAS Gallery is getting a facelift. We’ll post here from time to time pics from the renovation. This past week the Gallery’s office was removed. Here’s a before and after view of this area of the Gallery … Continue reading

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From the Office — Inventing the Future

We were bowled over with the response to our Facebook post  of the picture of the C-Series darkrooms and the area’s upcoming renovation into usable space for the graduate students. This change is tied to the SPAS Gallery’s renovation and … Continue reading

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Day 1 of SPAS Gallery Renovation

From Michael Peres, Associate Administrative Chair for the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences: This morning the SPAS gallery began the process of renovation. I have been here since 1986 and it has been a long-time goal of the School … Continue reading

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