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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

30th Annual United Way Golf Tournament
2018 KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival
09/12/18 to 09/22/18

RIT News Feed

It took Rob Livesay 15 years to earn his RIT degree. Of course, that wasn't the original plan. In 2005, Livesay found himself just a few classes shy of graduation, but with no money left to pay for school. "It was one of the hardest things I've ever done, leaving school to start...

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Some of RIT's professors are teaching very different kinds of students. Their classrooms are labs, and the students are high-tech computers being taught to think. There is a growing group of RIT researchers working in a field broadly known as artificial intelligence, or AI. They are building increasingly complex algorithms-the rules that...

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