Albany Chapter

Welcome to the Albany area homepage for RIT alumni
This page is your home for information on the RIT Albany Alumni Chapter. Whether you are new to the New York State capital region, or you have lived here your whole life, you will find links for volunteering, events, and career services. 

Total number of RIT alumni in the Albany Metro Area: 2,206

Albany is the 9th largest alumni chapter by population

  • Saunders College of Business: 300
  • College of Applied Science and Technology (CAST): 648
  • College of Imaging Arts & Sciences (CIAS): 474
  • Golisano College of Computing & Information Sciences (GCCIS): 107
  • Kate Gleason College of Engineering: 337
  • *College of Health Sciences & Technology: 3
  • College of Liberal Arts (COLA): 124
  • National Technical Institute for the Deaf: 39
  • College of Science: 168
  • *Golisano Institute for Sustainability: 0

*newly established


Upcoming Events

RIT's alumni chapters host a variety of activities throughout the year ranging from social events to educational workshops to performing arts to supporting RIT Athletics, and everything in between. Please join us for these excellent opportunities to connect with other alumni and check back often to see what's coming up next

Dec 02 2015
12:00 p.m.
Webinar: Life Stage Estate Planning
Jan 13 2016
12:00 p.m.
Webinar: Unleashing Conscious Creativity in Business
Jan 28 2016
12:00 p.m.
Webinar: Rising Above the Storms
Feb 25 2016
12:00 p.m.
Webinar: How to Attract Opportunities: A guide for life and business
Mar 09 2016
12:00 p.m.
Webinar: RIT Alumni House Crowdfunding Info Session
Mar 23 2016
12:00 p.m.
Webinar: Wills, Trusts & Other Essential Planning Tools
Mar 30 2016
12:00 p.m.
Webinar: Employee Benefits 101: Understanding Your Options
Apr 14 2016
12:00 p.m.
Webinar: Release the hidden blocks preventing your greatest manifestations
Apr 27 2016
12:00 p.m.
Webinar: Crucial Conversations: An Overview
May 05 2016
12:00 p.m.
Webinar: Estate Planning of the Rich and Famous
May 10 2016
12:00 p.m.
Webinar: Eating Competence Makes Eating a Reasonable Adventure
May 19 2016
12:00 p.m.
Webinar: How to Live a Happy and Healthy Gluten Free Lifestyle
May 24 2016
12:00 p.m.
Engineering Leadership: An Overview of Graduate Level Programs at RIT

Chapter Contacts

The Albany Chapter is looking for volunteers. If you are interested in becoming a chapter leader or chapter volunteer, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 1.866.RIT.ALUM (748.2586). Examples of responsibilities include:

  • Organizing an annual calendar of alumni events
  • Managing the Albany Chapter's presence on Facebook, Twitter, and Linked In
  • Acting as an RIT representative to welcome new graduates and alumni to the area
  • Welcoming incoming RIT freshman from the Albany Area
  • Assisting RIT with recruitment of new students

Chapter Contact

Victor Santiago
Victor Santiago '13

Assistant Director of Chapter Programs
Albany, Atlanta, Buffalo, Central Florida, Cincinnati, Cleveland-Akron, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, South Florida, Syracuse, Utica/Rome
585.475.7638
victor.santiago@rit.edu

Connect with the chapter

The Albany Chapter does not have an active Facebook or Twitter account however; you can connect with the RIT Alumni Association on all major social media platforms. If you are interested in managing an RIT Facebook page or Twitter feed for the Albany Chapter, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 1.866.RIT.ALUM (748.2586).