The Coolest Newsletter

The Coolest Newsletter

This month we discuss a whirlwind of events: RIT's Effective Access Technology Conference, the Rochester Venture Challenge, Imagine RIT, and Walk MS!

ThermApparel Announced as Finalist for Digital Rochester's GREAT Awards

GREAT Awards 2016 logo.

ThermApparel has been announced as a finalist for Digital Rochester's GREAT Awards. The local non-profit hosts the awards every year to recognize Rochester businesses across different fields. ThermApparel has been nominated for the Student Achievement Award. The winners will be announced at the GREAT Awards Night in September.

To read more about the GREAT Awards, visit here.

ThermApparel Wins Al Sigl Award at Imagine RIT

ThermApparel showcase their results at Imagine RIT.

ThermApparel won the Al Sigl Award from Dr. Destler's Access and Inclusion Technology Conference at Imagine RIT. We enjoyed the competition and speaking with other students working on accesst technology products. However, we especially enjoyed meeting and speaking with members of the community. The varied population that attends Imagine RIT really inspired us to continue working to improve our products in order to meet their needs. 

ThermApparel Wins 2nd Place at 2015 Effective Access Technology Conference

ThermApparel team and friends pose for photo at the Effective Access Technology Conference.

ThermApparel team and friends pose for photo at the Effective Access Technology Conference.

Yesterday ThermApparel won 2nd place in the Innovative Access Technology Product Competition at the 2015 Effective Access Technology Conference. The team presented their product designs before a panel of judges composed of community and business leaders with experience in the access technology field. We're pleased with the result and looking forward to future competitions.

ThermApparel Wins 2nd Place at RIT's Tiger Tank

Rochester Institute of Technology

Winners recieve award at RIT's Tiger Tank.

Last week at RIT's Tiger Tank, ThermApparel, clothing made to cool individuals with MS with discretion in mind, won 2nd place among 70 teams. The Saunders College of Business awarded the team $1,250 to fund their idea. We at ThermApparel want to thank John Robinson, our business consultant, for making this event such a success for us!