Our Alumni - RIT for Life

The RIT Alumni Association proudly supports over 135,000 RIT alumni that live and work around the world. Our dedicated staff and alumni volunteers provide the RIT alumni community with a variety of ways to connect and reconnect to each other, current students and faculty and of course, the university in general.

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Our Alumni Stories

RIT for Life

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As an RIT Tiger for life, get involved in an alumni chapter near you

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There are volunteer opportunities that you can do from almost anywhere, happening all year

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Let your alma mater support your ongoing career success

Lobozzo Alumni House

Joseph M. Lobozzo '95
Alumni House

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Celebrate your Tiger Pride and connect with classmates

RIT alumni at 50th reunion

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Alumni by the Numbers

5,957

Number of alumni who made a gift last year

135k

Total alumni from 50 states and 123 countries

1,893

Number of unique alumni volunteers in 2018

95.2%

Percentage of graduates who have entered the workforce or further full-time study

Latest News

  • November 18, 2019

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    Alumni Update: Alumnus part of team that built large YMCA

    Tim Webber ’97 (civil engineering technology) helped design one of the largest YMCA facilities in the country: the Schottland Family YMCA, in Pittsford, N.Y. Webber is vice president and director of civil engineering at LaBella Associates, an international architecture, engineering, environmental, and planning firm in Rochester.

  • November 18, 2019

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    Alumni Update: Goldman cultivates love with photo project

    After years of working in commercial photography, Rob Goldman ’84 (professional photography) decided he needed to change his routine and focus on something new. Goldman quit commercial photography and embarked on several independent projects that focused on the reality, struggles, and beauty of life.

  • November 18, 2019

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    Alumni Update: Alumna feted with National Design Award

    Patricia Moore ’74 (industrial design), an internationally renowned designer, gerontologist, and leading authority on consumer lifespan behaviors, received the prestigious Cooper Hewitt National Design Award in New York City in October.

  • November 18, 2019

    Table with tortilla toaster and platters of tortilla-based appetizers.

    Alumni Update: Taco ’bout ingenuity: Grad invention hits market

    Elliot Benitez ’07 (marketing) was eating dinner with his mother when he noticed that she kept getting up to warm tortillas over the stove. Benitez thought there had to be a better way. He searched Google and Amazon for a tortilla toaster and found nothing. Today, that same search points people toward the Nuni Toaster, patented by Benitez.