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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
09/07/17
2017 KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival
09/14/17 to 09/23/17

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A 2009 alumnus has given Rochester Institute of Technology $50 million, the largest donation ever made to the university and one of the largest ever in the region. The unprecedented gift comes from Austin McChord, founder and CEO of Datto, a Connecticut-based data protection company with engineering and support offices in downtown...

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Rochester Institute of Technology has benefited from the generosity of many. Top lifetime donors to the university are: James S. Gleason and the Gleason Family Foundation - $34.5 million Gleason is chairman of Gleason Corp., a Rochester-based manufacturer of machinery and equipment for the production, finishing and testing of gears used in...

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