Release Date: November 19, 2015
Contact: Vienna McGrain
585-475-4952 or [email protected]
RIT offers math competition for deaf or hard-of-hearing middle-school students
Deadline to register is December 15, 2015 for April competition
Middle-school students who are deaf or hard-of-hearing can participate in Rochester Institute of Technology’s ninth annual Math Competition, April 8–10, 2016, at RIT’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf in Rochester, N.Y. The competition is open to sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students.
The competition is designed to promote math as fun and engaging and features three rounds that test speed and accuracy, teamwork and math skills.
Coaches and students can find the registration form and more information online at http://www.rit.edu/NTID/mathcompetition. There is a $90 registration fee for each team of four students and a $25 registration fee for students who register individually. Registration deadline is Dec. 15. Parents and teachers are encouraged to attend the competition, which also provides students with a schedule of social activities.
For more information, call 585-475-7695 (voice), 585-286-4555 (videophone) or email [email protected]
Established by the U.S. Congress in 1965, the National Technical Institute for the Deaf is the first and largest technological college in the world for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. NTID offers associate degree programs for deaf and hard-of-hearing students and provides support and access services for deaf and hard-of-hearing students who study in the other eight colleges of RIT. NTID also offers a bachelor’s degree program in sign language interpreting and a master’s degree program in secondary education for students interested in teaching deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Deaf and hard-of-hearing students come from all over the United States and around the world to take advantage of the opportunities available to them at RIT/NTID. Visit: http://www.rit.edu/NTID.
Rochester Institute of Technology is home to leading creators, entrepreneurs, innovators and researchers. Founded in 1829, RIT enrolls 18,600 students in more than 200 career-oriented and professional programs, making it among the largest private universities in the U.S.
The university is internationally recognized and ranked for academic leadership in business, computing, engineering, imaging science, liberal arts, sustainability, and fine and applied arts. RIT also offers unparalleled support services for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. The cooperative education program is one of the oldest and largest in the nation. Global partnerships include campuses in Croatia, Dubai and Kosovo.
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