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RIT transitions to top-tier university

In 1993, Robert Loce became RIT’s first doctoral degree recipient and the first person in the world to earn a Ph.D. in imaging science. More than 250 others have followed in his footsteps in six doctoral programs. more »

Program encourages NTID students to pursue Ph.D.s

thumbnail imageThe Rochester Bridges to the Doctorate program helps eligible students enrolled in master’s programs at RIT prepare and apply for doctoral programs in behavioral or biomedical science. more »

Program helps Native American scholars thrive

thumbnail imageThe Future Stewards Program is the reason why RIT is recognized as one of the top schools in the country for Native American students. Through the program, Native scholars are recruited to RIT, supported while on campus and encouraged to be active in the future of their tribal communities. more »

RIT eyes deeper engagement in Silicon Valley

thumbnail imageSan Francisco Bay area alumni in July provided feedback on how RIT can amplify its presence and network out West. An 82-member delegation also held strategic meetings with 27 global high-tech companies and organizations. more »

RIT’s first Alumni House opening in 2017

thumbnail imageRIT’s first multipurpose welcome center for alumni on campus is expected to open in the coming year. more »