September 20, 2019
This week both campuses of RIT Croatia had the pleasure of
hosting Dr. Timothy H. Engström, a distinguished professor form RIT’s Department
of Philosophy at College of Liberal Arts. Professor Engström held a series of interesting
lectures to engaged students of various year levels on the topics "Why
Philosophy of Technology Matters” and "Why Philosophy Needs Fiction”.
More on Timothy H. Engstöm:
Before receiving his Ph.D. from Edinburgh University, Scotland, in 1987, Tim studied at St. Lawrence University, NY, and at the Universities of Lund, Sweden, and Tübingen and Göttingen, Germany. He has been a been a Visiting Professor at Malmö University, Sweden, a Visiting Researcher at the University of Marburg, Germany, and twice been awarded a Visiting Fellow position at the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities in Edinburgh, Scotland. He has served twice as Department Chair of Philosophy; he is a two-time winner of RIT’s Eisenhart Award for Outstanding Teaching; and has served twice as Vice-Chair of RIT’s Academic Senate. His publications and research have been shaped by American Pragmatism, especially in dialogue with 19th and 20th-century French and German philosophy. His work concentrates in the areas of philosophy of art and literature, philosophy of technology, philosophy of mind, rhetorical theory and meta-philosophy.
Eta Sigma Delta (ESD), an honorary society for students of the Hospitality and Tourism Management program at RIT Croatia's Dubrovnik campus, held its induction ceremony to welcome 10 new members on Thursday, April 29 at the Hotel Hilton Imperial.
After an exciting weekend in Dubrovnik, filled with interactive workshops and final presentations done by all finalists, we are happy to announce the winners of the Hospitality Star Search Contest 2022!
As part of RIT Croatia’s celebration of its 25th anniversary, the college organized a creativity competition for its students. Students were invited to produce a video, an image, or a text on the topic of celebrating 25 years of RIT Croatia.
The winner of the 2022 ICHRIE Hotel Challenge by Knowledge Matters, a virtual hotel simulation employed to test students on their management skills, is one of our own – HTM student Angel K. Hristov! Honorable mention goes to Ana Žaja, Filip Stanišić, and Ante Cvitković who also participated in the competition!