A family first: Graduating from college Thousands of RIT students took the stage in the Gordon Field House May 19 as their status shifted from student to graduate. For Leah Bockhahn, Muhammad Ibraheem and Shantel Forrest, crossing the stage had an even deeper meaning as they became the first in their families to graduate from college.
Army vet first to receive exercise science degree With a leap of faith, Rachael (Gardner) Aho transferred to RIT before the exercise science BS degree was officially in place. In her senior year, Aho became the first student to enroll in the program.
Grad defines strength in the face of adversity Amie Sankoh came to the U.S. from Sierra Leone when she was 12 years old. The biochemistry student, who is deaf, will begin studying in August for her Ph.D. at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville.
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Complete commencement information is available on the RIT Commencement site.
Twenty-four graduation delegates will represent RIT’s colleges and degree-granting units during this year’s commencement and convocation ceremonies. more »