RIT Holds Second Annual Civic Engagement Forum, Feb. 1

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Rochester Institute of Technology's second civic engagement celebration will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 1, in the Student Alumni Union cafeteria.

Rod Cox-Cooper, Neighborhood Empowerment Team director and board member of Leadership Rochester, will speak about the importance of community service. Wade Norwood, Rochester City councilmember-at-large, will host a Q&A about voting.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the RIT Community Service Center at 475-6056.

Rochester Institute of Technology is internationally recognized as a leader in computing, engineering, imaging technology, fine and applied arts, and education of the deaf. More than 15,300 full- and part-time students are enrolled in RIT's 340 career-oriented and professional programs, and its cooperative education program is one of the oldest and largest in the nation.

For well over a decade, U.S. News and World Report has ranked RIT among the nation's leading comprehensive universities. The Princeton Review recognizes RIT as one of America's Most Wired Campuses, and the university is also featured in The Fiske Guide to Colleges and Barron's Best Buys in Education.