Our Alumni - RIT for Life

The RIT Alumni Association proudly supports nearly 130,000 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

people volunteering

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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Find out what’s happening in your college

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Celebrate your Tiger Pride and connect with classmates

RIT alumni at 50th reunion

Alumni Benefits & Services

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Support our students and your alma mater
Make a gift to the area that means the most to you

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RIT alumni come together at a wide range of events around the globe. We hope to see you at a Tiger gathering soon!
 

Alumni by the Numbers

5,957

Number of alumni who made a gift last year

130k

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

  • July 11, 2019

    Woman fires glass pitcher in a hotshop.

    Glass graduate part of new Netflix series

    A new Netflix glassblowing reality series features an RIT alumna as an expert glassmaker. Blown Away, which begins airing July 12 on the streaming platform, follows a group of 10 highly skilled glassmakers who compete in challenges in 10 episodes. Catherine Ayers ’06 (glass) is one of six Corning Museum of Glass experts who assists the two finalists in the last challenge.

  • July 8, 2019

    Golfer drives golfball from a tee.

    Tiger tees off — RIT alumnus is golf’s biggest hitter

    RIT alumnus Ryan Steenberg ’17 MFA (medical illustration) can drive a golf ball the length of nearly five football fields. Steenberg, the No. 1-ranked long drive hitter in the world, will represent his hometown July 20 to 24 in the “ROC City Rumble,” part of World Long Drive’s 2019 Tour.

  • July 1, 2019

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    RIT alumnus to serve as futures analyst for U.S. Agency for International Development

    The fellowship program provides opportunities to outstanding scientists and engineers to learn first-hand about policymaking and contribute their knowledge and analytical skills in the policy realm. Brennan Ireland ’18 Ph.D. (astrophysical sciences and technology) will use his analytical skills to quantitatively evaluate countries to get a better picture of what their futures look like.