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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 is advancing interactive medical technologies to help people dealing with addiction, anger management and violent behavior directed at their family and intimate partners. These digital tools can teach coping skills and keep clients focused on recovery. Avatars like RITa and RITchie are a new kind of digital therapy that gives RIT's...

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Manufacturing is becoming more and more reliant on digital technologies. In the not-so-distant future, digital simulations and computer processing will be seamlessly integrated into more traditional manufacturing practices. Visitors to the Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival can get a glimpse of what's in store on the manufacturing horizon when they stop...

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