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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
03/05/16 to 03/15/16
Finger Lakes Regional FIRST Robotics Competition
03/23/16 to 03/26/16

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Kayla Davis, a fourth-year software engineering major, is the current president of RIT's Society of Software Engineers (SSE). Davis, from Middlebury, Vt., is also a member of Women in Computing at RIT. In her time away from the classroom, Davis enjoys soccer, hockey and good coffee. SSE is a student-run organization with...

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The overwhelming success of an annual fall tradition at RIT has led organizers to want to help usher in the holiday season with a winter glass sale on the university's campus this Sunday. After selling out of glass pumpkins in just one hour during October's event, the School for American Crafts' (SAC)...

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