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Less than a decade after graduating, alumnus Austin McChord, founder and CEO of the widely acclaimed technology company Datto Inc., returned to campus today to give the commencement speech to some 3,500 graduates, including 32 students who earned Ph.D.s. more »

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Girl Scouts honor RIT’s women in STEM groups RIT’s Women in Computing and Women in Engineering programs were honored with the Commitment to Excellence Award from the Girl Scouts of Western New York for their dedication to encouraging young girls to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math. more »

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RIT, Seneca Park Zoo Society sign partnership RIT and the Seneca Park Zoo Society have announced a new strategic partnership. The collaboration formally recognizes and builds upon a relationship that has existed for years and was formalized with a memorandum of understanding to develop, promote and implement mutually beneficial projects. more »

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10 projects win Community Grants Program awards The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute has announced awardees of its 2017-18 Community Grants Program as part of the organization’s ongoing efforts to continue improving the health and environmental quality of New York state. more »

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RIT/NTID students graduate with accolades

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Several students at Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the Deaf were honored with their families and friends at an academic awards ceremony May 18.


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Unlike today, yesterday’s weather was perfect for the annual Bob Howie Memorial Classic Car Display. Dave and Sandra Sluberski dressed to complement their 1930 Ford Model A coupe.

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