Category Archives: Outside of the Classroom

Our students do more than just sit in classes, they participate in all sorts of activities across the university!

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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Two SPAS Students Accepted to The New York Times 2014 Student Journalism Institute

Two talented RIT photojournalism students, Evan Ortiz and Elijah Walker, have been accepted to The New York Times 2014 Student Journalism Institute. Ortiz and Walker applied to the Institute during the fall semester, submitting an essay and a portfolio of … 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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The Image Permanence Institute, a Hidden Gem

Not many people realize it exists, but there is a hidden gem tucked away on the second floor of Gannett called the Image Permanence Institute (IPI). IPI is a unique department within CIAS devoted to preservation research. It is the … Continue reading

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Photo Plus Expo 2013

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Every October since 1983, SPAS faculty, staff, and students trek to the Jacob Javits Center in Manhattan to attend the Photo Plus Expo organized by Photo District News. It has been very interesting to watch the show change during this three decade … Continue reading

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RIT Photo House

1972 – the year that a passionate community came to recognition at the Rochester Institute of Technology.  Photo House is more than an organization for photographers; it is a growing family of thriving individuals that represent passion for the photographic … 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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Introducing Kari Horowicz and the RIT Libraries

From Kari Horowicz, Librarian for the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences           Hi! I’m Kari Horowicz, the librarian/liaison for the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences. I’m here to help you with your creative and … Continue reading

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RIT National Press Photographers Association

From Maureen MacGregor, President of RIT NPPA: When I came to RIT for orientation two years ago I really didn’t know what photojournalism was about – until I was introduced to the RIT NPPA. During orientation all of the new … Continue reading

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Welcome to SPAS Facilities

In the photo world, any place that has light is a wonderful place to be, and one of the best places to learn how to “SEE” the light is here at RIT/SPAS! Hello, my name is David Walter, I am … Continue reading

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