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Griffith takes over as new alumni board president
Victoria Decker Griffith BS ’93 began her tenure as president of the Alumni Association Board of Directors in January. Griffith has been active in the RIT community for years, attending regional events, participating in ROAR Day initiatives, and being involved with her sorority, Zeta Tau Alpha. In 2009, she was the recipient of RIT’s Volunteer of the Year award. 


Phil Castleberry named vice president for Development
and Alumni Relations

Phillip D. Castleberry, a 20-year veteran of higher education advancement and fundraising, was selected as the new vice president for Development and Alumni Relations after a nationwide search. He began his RIT duties on Feb. 1.


Loyal Tiger:
Andrea Shaver Carpenter BFA ’17

As a student, Andrea learned that she could give to areas at RIT that were important to her along with her husband, fellow alum Andrew Carpenter BS ’17. They have chosen to support areas of the university that were important to them so that they could “pay it forward” to other students.


RIT celebrates Frozen Four 10-year anniversary

RIT’s Frozen Four hockey memories are frozen in time. The success of the RIT’s men’s hockey team was one of the most inspiring stories in college hockey in 2010, and RIT celebrated the ten year anniversary last month.

RIT/NTID alumna performs at the Super Bowl

Internationally renowned performer, artist, and RIT/NTID alumna Christine Sun Kim BS ’02 performed the National Anthem and “America the Beautiful” in American Sign Language as part of the Super Bowl pregame festivities at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami.

Your annual gift increases the value of your degree, and drives us closer to our alumni participation goal.

Thank You Collection

Our latest Thank You Collection is the perfect match for your next getaway. You’ll love staying comfortable, showing off your Tiger Pride, AND giving back to the area of RIT that warms your heart.

We've gone mobile

Out with carrier pigeons, in with text messaging! Don’t be alarmed if you receive a text from RIT—yes it’s us. Be sure to get instant info on events, RIT updates and more by making sure we have your correct contact information.

Admissions volunteers

RIT’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions is looking for alumni volunteers to assist them with admitted student receptions and prospective student college fairs across the country.

Alternative spring break

Support students in direct service to benefit communities around the world. Alternative Spring Break teams are forming for short-term service projects, and each student has an individual goal to support their trip expenses as part of the team crowdfunding initiatives.

Attention Golden Circle & Class of 1970 Alumni!

If you graduated in 1970 or prior, join your classmates for Golden Circle & 50th Reunion events during Brick City Homecoming:
October 23 – 25, 2020.

Please save the dates and watch your mail for details. View photos from the 2019 Golden Circle events HERE.

Carve your love in stone

Love lasts forever, and so does your message in a stone paver outside the Lobozzo Alumni House. If you met your life partner at RIT, a paver marking your relationship makes a unique Valentine’s Day gift. 

Upcoming events
Transforming: Cybersecurity
March 18, 2020
Washington, DC

On this stop of the tour, three innovators of the 21st century will lead a conversation about Cybersecurity, 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. These Tigers will share the fascinating journey:

  • Tyler Fornes BS ’14 (GCCIS), MS ’16 (GCCIS), Analyst, Expel
  • James Hunt Jr. BS ’74 (CLA), VC at Lavrock Ventures
  • Kirstie Failey BS ’15 (GCCIS), Senior Consultant, Mandiant
Lobozzo Alumni House Events

Lincoln and Douglass - An Extraordinary Alliance

Wednesday, February 12

Ooey, Gooey,
Sticky Yumminess; Mobile Maple Sugar Operation

Wednesday, March 4

Alumni Actor, Artist & Author Series: Love, Care, Share

Wednesday, April 8

Class Notes
Nancy Weigle ’94 (CIAS) and her husband celebrated their 20th anniversary in the fall of 2019. They also celebrated his 50th birthday by attending an RIT Women’s Hockey game at Penn State!

Victor Santiago BFA ’13 (CIAS) was one of thirty men honored in this year’s awardees of the Thirty Under 30, an award presented by his fraternity, Pi Kappa Phi.

Leslie Figueroa ’91 (KGCOE) visited campus in September 2019 after being away for 28 years. She was a little disoriented until she found the tiger. Wow, how the campus has changed!

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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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