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Thomas Wheeler, former director of the Federal Communications Commission, told some 2,400 graduating students during Academic Convocation that they are challenged to humanize technology-driven changes. more »
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First Ph.D. in engineering graduates in May Pruthvik Raghupathi will receive a Ph.D. in engineering during commencement weekend and be the first graduate of RIT’s seventh doctoral program.

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Research opens doors for business graduate Nathan Raw considers himself an expert at providing simple answers to complex questions, thanks to the undergraduate research he has done at RIT’s Saunders College of Business. He says his immersion into research led him to his next chapter as a data scientist for PricewaterhouseCoopers.

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RIT grad returns to West Coast for ‘dream job’ Cynthia Walker is on the cusp of a health-care career focusing on the heart. She graduates from RIT on May 11 with a BS from the School of Individualized Study and a certificate in echocardiography, or ultrasound of the heart, from the College of Health Sciences and Technology.

Grad proud to wear stole representing heritage, hard work

City Scholar eyes career in architecture

RIT graduates future leaders through ROTC programs

Grad heads home to Afghanistan to inspire women in computing careers

Commencement celebrations begin Friday

81-year-old graduates after more than 50 years

RIT/NTID students graduate with accolades

RIT/NTID student to join Peace Corps in Africa

Graduating biotech major found enriching experiences at RIT

Economics grad aiming for a Ph.D.

Love for environment becomes passion for sustainability


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Commencement 2018

Complete commencement information is available on the RIT Commencement site.

Meet the Delegates

Twenty-three graduation delegates will represent RIT’s colleges and degree-granting units during this year’s commencement and convocation ceremonies. more »

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  • Academic Convocation: 10 a.m. May 11, Gordon Field House
  • College of Health Sciences and Technology ceremony: 1:30 p.m. May 11, Gene Polisseni Center
  • B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences ceremony: 2:30 p.m. May 11, Gordon Field House
  • Golisano Institute for Sustainability ceremony: 3:30 p.m. May 11, Golisano Institute for Sustainability
  • School of Individualized Study ceremony: 4:30 p.m. May 11, Gene Polisseni Center
  • College of Applied Science and Technology ceremony: 6:30 p.m. May 11, Gordon Field House
  • National Technical Institute for the Deaf ceremony: 7 p.m. May 11, Gene Polisseni Center
  • Saunders College of Business ceremony: 8:30 a.m. May 12, Gene Polisseni Center
  • Kate Gleason College of Engineering ceremony: 9 a.m. May 12, Gordon Field House
  • College of Liberal Arts ceremony: Noon May 12, Gene Polisseni Center
  • College of Imaging Arts and Sciences ceremony: 1 p.m. May 12, Gordon Field House
  • College of Science ceremony: 3 p.m. May 12, Gene Polisseni Center

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