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NSF ADVANCE Connect@RIT is a five-year, multi-faceted program intended to enhance recruitment, retention and advancement opportunities for women faculty in STEM disciplines. The program combines research, policy and programming intended to drive long-term changes that will transform RIT’s culture and promote innovation. 

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AdvanceRIT Connectivity Series: Language, Representation, Stereotypes on April 22

AdvanceRIT Connectivity Series: Language, Representation, Stereotypes on April 22

April 7th, 2014

A panel discussion regarding how language frames images of women, creates stereotypes, and how best to avoid falling prey to these traps when communicating will be held on April 22nd from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM in SAU Room 1829, cohosted by the Center for Women and Gender, the NSF AdvanceRIT team, and CLA Women’s and Gender Studies Committee. This session will include 6 panelists, a presentation ...

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A Special Reception with Dr. Liisa Kauppinen on April 15

A Special Reception with Dr. Liisa Kauppinen on April 15

April 7th, 2014

On Tuesday, April 15, there will be a reception for the women of the RIT and Rochester communities with the Deaf, United Nations Humanitarian Award Winner, Dr. Liisa Kauppinen. This event will be held in the Dyer Art Gallery at LBJ Hall from 7:00 to 9:30 PM. Click here to register fo...

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Dr. Christopher Lee Leading Provost’s Retreat with Directors and Chairs

Dr. Christopher Lee Leading Provost’s Retreat with Directors and Chairs

April 4th, 2014

On April 18th, from 8:30 AM to 12 PM in the Bamboo Room, located in Room 2610/2650 in the Campus Center, Dr. Christopher Lee will be holding an interactive session regarding faculty development. He will be discussing tools to support productive dialogue among faculty and academic department and center leaders. In this session, participants will learn about:

Faculty Spotlight

Maureen Valentine Named 2013 Rochester Engineer of the Year

Maureen Valentine Named 2013 Rochester Engineer of the Year

April 2nd, 2014

Professor Maureen Valentine was named 2013 Rochester Engineer of the Year by the Rochester Engineering Society. Professor Valentine serves as an associate dean for the College of Applied Science and Technology and co-PI for NSF ADVANCE Connect@RIT.
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RIT Team

Margaret Bailey
Stefi Baum
Laurie Clayton
Kijana Crawford
Susan Foster
Carol Marchetti
Sharon Mason
Korine Sherry
Maureen Valentine