The Academic Convocation will feature the official conferral of degrees by President Bill Destler and the 2013 Commencement Address byAlex Kipman, the Microsoft engineer who was recently honored as National Inventor of the year for his work on Kinect for the XBox-360 video game system and Wondows PCs.
The Academic Convocation is open to all graduates and their guests. Tickets are NOT required.
Seating is limited and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Overflow seating will be available in the Ritter Ice Arena, located directly adjacent to the Gordon Field House.
Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18
In addition to the Academic Convocation, each college, the Center for Multidisciplinary Studies, and the Golisano Institute for Sustainability, will host its own commencement ceremony. During these ceremonies, each graduate will be individually introduced, recognized, and congratulated by his or her dean.
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GVQC Quilt Show 2013 Magical Threads Inspired Stitches
Friday, May 31 9:00a - 5:00p
Saturday, June 1 9:00a - 5:00p
Sunday, June 2 10:00a - 3:00p
With over 600 quilts, wonderful vendors, classes, lectures, appraisals, demos, and special exhibits, the Magical Threads -- Inspired Stitches biennial quilt show from the Genesee Valley Quilt Club is certain to excite. Mark your calendar for a weekend of Magical Threads and Inspired Stitches!
Tickets available at the door!
BajaSAE World Challenge
Static Events Day
Friday, June 7 7:00a - 8:00p
Sunday, June 9 5:30p
Rochester Institute of Technology welcomes the top engineering and engineering technology students in the world as they prepare to test their skills in the biggest collegiate baja competition of the year.
Colleges and universities from around the world will build an all-terrain vehicle capable of holding up under the most adverse conditions.
Walk to Cure Diabetes
Saturday, June 8 9:00a
The JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes brings people together in a healthy activity for a worthy goal. The Walk is fun for families and builds camaraderie among company employees. It provides hope, empowerment and a sense of community. Your participation shows your commitment to the large scale movement to conquer type 1 diabetes one step at a time.
Your personal contribution and fundraising efforts support JDRF-funded research that will help those living with the disease to look forward to longer, healthier lives.