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Office of RIT Government and Community Relations serves as the University’s liaison with Federal, State and local government entities as well as community groups and organizations. We are responsible for coordinating RIT’s participation in community events, and manage special events that take place on the RIT campus.

Our mission is to implement a comprehensive program of government relations, community relations and special events to develop and maintain positive and effective relationships between the Institute and all levels of government and the community at large. These relationships result in funding and other types of support, and strengthen RIT’s visibility and image in the community.

Upcoming Events

CHAIRity Art Auction
03/07/17 to 03/23/17
Finger Lakes Regional FIRST Robotics Competition
03/15/17 to 03/18/17

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RIT's Air Force ROTC Detachment 538 and the Greater Rochester chapter of the Red Cross are sponsoring the 2017 annual blood drive from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, March 6, in the Reception Room of the university's Gordon Field House and Activities Center. In past years, donations through the event...

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A leading expert on digital restoration of historical documents will talk about his research and new methods for digitally preserving manuscripts, scrolls and other cultural artifacts at an upcoming talk at Rochester Institute of Technology. Computer scientist Brent Seales will deliver the RIT College of Science John Wiley Jones Distinguished Lecture on...

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