Register Today for Brick City Weekend

Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend celebrates the RIT community. This annual tradition includes events for alumni, parents, students and guests. Many events fill up or sell out quickly. Pre-registration is highly recommended.

Cybersecurity Institute Set for 2020 Opening

RIT’s new Global Cybersecurity Institute (GCI) is aimed at meeting the demand for computing security and artificial intelligence professionals, while developing future technologies, protocols and human understanding needed to address the global cybersecurity crisis.

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Meet the 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award Winners

The Distinguished Alumni Awards are presented annually by each of RIT’s nine colleges and the School of Individualized Study. The award is the highest an RIT college can bestow upon its alumni.

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Things to do for new RIT students

President and Mrs. Munson have put together a fun guide (with a touch of 80’s style) to show our newest Tigers what there is to do on campus and in Rochester.

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A Decade of Scholars, Plus a New Graduate Award

RIT welcomed the 10th class of Destler/Johnson Rochester City Scholars and the first two recipients of the Mark and Maureen Davitt Graduate Education Endowed Scholarship.

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Our Newest Class of Tigers

The newest batch of RIT students is one of the most academically qualified freshman classes ever! Learn why they’re an impressive group.

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RIT For Life

New Podcast: College Fluency for Parents

CollegeFluency for Parents is a monthly podcast designed to demystify the college search and financing process. It’s hosted by RIT's own Ian Mortimer.

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Alumni Benefit: Admission Voucher

Most alumni say they would recommend an RIT education to a prospective student. As an alumnus/alumna, you can go one step further and request one $65 application fee waiver for a prospective student per year.

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Digital Den Discount for Alumni

Don’t forget to treat yourself - take advantage of RIT’s discounted educational pricing AND get a free pair of Beats when you buy a new Mac or iPad at the Digital Den through September 26. 

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30-40-50 Anniversaries

30 years of Imaging Science at RIT

Thirty years after the Center for Imaging Science building was dedicated, it is now home to more than 150 students studying imaging science at the undergraduate and graduate level.

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40 years of MicroE: Upgrading the SMFL

Thanks in part to a $1 million grant from New York state’s Higher Education Capital Matching Grant Program, RIT is launching a major renovation of the Semiconductor and Microsystems Fabrication Lab. This renovation will further advance RIT’s research in integrated photonics, quantum information technology, biomedical devices and sensors for smart systems.

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BACC 50th Reunion

The Black Awareness Coordinating Committee began as a way for African-American students to unify and build a strong voice for when very few acknowledged what they felt or had to say. Today, the fundamental purpose of the BACC is to improve the overall image, mindset, and college experience of black students at RIT.

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Current Events

Get ready to ROAR! Support RIT on ROAR Day

October 3

Make your alumni voice heard on ROAR Day, RIT’s annual day of giving. From midnight to midnight on Oct. 3, members of the RIT family are encouraged to make gifts to their favorite area of the university.

Transforming: Entrepreneurship Live Stream

September 19

Three RIT alumni innovators will lead a conversation about entrepreneurship, highlighting RIT’s strength and expertise in this arena. These pioneering alumni are driving progress, shaping what’s possible, and transforming the future through their work.

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RIT Crowdfunding: Canstruction!

September 8

Want to support RIT creativity and local foodbanks at the same time? A gift to RIT’s Canstruction crowdfunding campaign will do just that! Canstruction is an international competition where the objective is to build a super cool structure from full cans of food. After the competition, all cans are donated to FoodLink.

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Join RIT’s President David C. Munson, Jr. for these upcoming stops on TRANSFORMING RIT: The World Tour. Featuring a mix of dynamic and engaging alumni, faculty, and students, The World Tour provides intellectually curious alumni and friends of RIT the opportunity to engage in thought-provoking discussions on trending topics and critical issues.

Transforming RIT: New York City - November 21, 2019
Transforming RIT: San Jose - January 14, 2020
Transforming RIT: Washington, DC - March 18, 2020

Class Notes

Jonathan Amerault ’18 (KGCOE) was promoted from associate manufacturing engineer to manufacturing engineer at Teleflex Medical.

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Emily Moore ’16 (CIAS) traveled to Morocco with her family for a vacation in July.

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Mark Mooney ’98 (KGCOE) will be skipping a mixed team representing Team USA Curling at the upcoming World Winter Masters Games in Innsbruck, Austria coming up in January 2020.

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Keith M. Cagle Ph.D., ’82 (CLA) is the current chairperson of American Sign Language and Interpreting Education Department at RIT / NTID. 

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Catherine Rinehart Hogan ’86 (CAST) directed her first short film, POTSHOT, which is streaming on Amazon Fire TV (Great Lakes channel) and on Roku (Great Lakes VOD channel).

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Mike Troise BS/ME ’19 (KGCOE) has begun working as a mechanical design engineer with TAIT in Lititz, PA. TAIT specializes in the design and fabrication of concert stages and live entertainment automation solutions. 

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Career Resources

RIT’s Career Services office assists alumni in their job search and career development. Handshake is the system they use to post jobs, reflected in the links for our Tiger’s Tale career opportunities. Visit Career and Co-op Services to learn how to connect and find your next job!

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