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.
A family first: Graduating from college Thousands of RIT students will take the stage in the Gordon Field House May 19 as their status shifts from student to graduate. For Leah Bockhahn, Muhammad Ibraheem and Shantel Forrest, crossing the stage has an even deeper meaning as they become the first in their families to graduate from college.
Two first to graduate from digital humanities program Dillon Guscott and Everett Kline are the first to receive bachelor’s degrees in RIT’s new digital humanities and social sciences program.
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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 »