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RIT College of Applied Science and Technology records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0483

Scope and Contents

The College of Applied Science and Technology collection contains clippings from 1970-1987, brochures, news releases, memorandums, CAST’s 25th anniversary newsletter, an invitation to the college’s 40th Anniversary Celebration in 2012, along with a 40th anniversary medal. There are departmental reports on programs, including ROTC, which also includes a brief history of ROTC being established at RIT. Also included is a timeline of CAST history documenting its' milestones up to 2008.

Dates

  • 1970-2012

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical / Historical

The College of Applied Science was established in 1960. and Technology (CAST), established in 1972, is one of RIT’s largest colleges. In 2014, approximately one-fifth of all students at RIT were CAST students. It houses two schools: the School of Engineering Technology and the School of International Hospitality and Service Innovation.

In 2015, the School of Engineering Technology houses three departments: Electrical, Computer, and Telecommunications Engineering Technology; Civil Engineering Technology, Environmental Management and Safety; and Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology/Packaging Science.

The School of International Hospitality and Service Innovation houses two departments: Hospitality and Tourism Management and the Department of Service Systems. Students participate in RIT’s co-op programs; some of the college’s top recruiters for employment include Boeing, Intel, Disney World/Land, MGM Grand, Heinz, and Kraft Foods.

Extent

6 Folder(s) (Six folders in a document box.)

Language

English

Overview

This collection contains records and materials pertaining to the RIT College of Applied Science and Technology. CAST was established in 1972 and grew to become one of RIT’s largest colleges. This collection contains clippings, promotional brochures, program information and news releases.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically and by content.

Physical Location

C.S. South, Shelf 822, Box 1

Other Finding Aids

In addition to this finding aid, an inventory is available below. For more information, please contact the RIT Archive Collections.

RIT College of Applied Science and Technology records

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Allison Thompson in November 2013.
Title
RIT College of Applied Science and Technology records
Subtitle
RIT Archives
Status
Published
Author
Allison Thompson
Date
31 March 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archive Collections Repository

Contact:
RIT Libraries
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Rochester NY 14623 USA
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