Academic Convocation – Friday, May 22, 2015, Gordon Field House and Activities Center

College Commencement Ceremonies – Friday and Saturday, May 22-23, 2015, Gordon Field House and Activities Center and one of the ice arenas


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2014 Commencement Speaker: William Phillips


William Daniel Phillips, an award-winning researcher with the National Institute of Standards and Technology who shared the 1997 Nobel Prize in physics, was the keynote speaker for Rochester Institute of Technology's 129th commencement celebration.

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2012 Commencement Speaker: Bill Nye

Bill Nye, scientist, engineer, comedian, author, and inventor, is a man with a mission: to help foster a scientifically literate society, to help people everywhere understand and appreciate the science that makes our world work. Making science entertaining and accessible is something Bill has been doing most of his life.

Sophia Maggelakis and Bill Nye  
Dean Sophia Maggelakis with Bill Nye   COS Student Delegate Philip Salvaggio