Full Scholarship Awarded to RIT Business Student




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A fourth-year international business student is receiving the largest scholarship offered by Rochester Institute of Technologyís College of Business. Amy Kennicutt becomes RITís latest winner of the William G. McGowan Scholars Program.

A native of Binghamton, N.Y., Kennicutt is an active member of various campus activities including the Lowenthal Group community service organization, the International Business Group, and the Commission for Promoting Pluralism. She is also among RITís Nathaniel Rochester Society Scholars.

Kennicutt will receive a full scholarship for the 2003-2004 academic year, made possible by a grant from the William G. McGowan Charitable Fund. The program recognizes academic achievement among business students while encouraging leadership and community involvement.

RIT is among 31 colleges and universities from around the country that participate in the William G. McGowan Scholars Program, named in honor of the founder and chairman of MCI Communications Corp.

BACKGROUND: RITís College of Business is recognized nationally as a leading provider of career-oriented business education, offering undergraduate and graduate level programs in accounting, finance, international business, management, management information systems, marketing, and photographic marketing management. U.S. News & World Report ranks RITís College of Business among the top 50 undergraduate business programs in the country.