Rochester Chapter

Welcome to the Rochester area homepage for RIT alumni
This page is your home for information on the RIT Rochester Alumni Chapter. 

Total number of RIT alumni in the Rochester Metro Area: 34,536

Rochester is the largest alumni chapter by population

  • Saunders College of Business: 6,843
  • College of Applied Science and Technology (CAST): 13,102
  • College of Imaging Arts & Sciences (CIAS): 3,956
  • Golisano College of Computing & Information Sciences (GCCIS): 1,622
  • Kate Gleason College of Engineering: 4,041
  • *College of Health Sciences & Technology: 0163
  • College of Liberal Arts (COLA): 1,610
  • National Technical Institute for the Deaf: 676
  • College of Science: 2,220
  • *Golisano Institute for Sustainability: 2

*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.

Feb 13 2018
12:00 p.m.
Webinar: Panic, Sweat & Cheers: Toastmasters and the Art of Public Speaking
Feb 28 2018
12:00 p.m.
Webinar: Digital Self Defense: Tips, Tools and Best Practices
Mar 01 2018
12:00 a.m.
Alumni 21 Day Career Challenge: Get Your Career in Gear!
Mar 08 2018
12:00 p.m.
Webinar: Branded for Success
Mar 20 2018
12:00 p.m.
Webinar: Interviewing Success
May 16 2018
12:00 p.m.
Webinar: Managing the Virtual Workplace
Jun 12 2018
12:00 p.m.
Webinar: Quality Assurance Tools You Can Use Now
Jul 21 2018
12:00 p.m.
Stand OUT and Walk with RIT!
Jul 24 2018
5:00 p.m.
Preview Party at Global Village Plaza
Aug 10 2018
5:30 p.m.
ZooBrew at Seneca Park Zoo
Aug 22 2018
10:20 a.m.
Participate in Tiger Walk 2018
Sep 08 2018
12:00 a.m.
2018 RIT Annual Global Day of Service

Chapter Contacts
Kristy Mooney-Graves '00
Chapter Volunteer

Shirley Murphy '81, '95
Chapter Volunteer

Susan Shanks '97
Chapter Volunteer

Sharyn Duffy '87
Chapter Volunteer

Donna Bell '83
Chapter Volunteer

Bary Siegel '66, '68, '75, '87
Chapter Volunteer

Maggie Reilly '04
Chapter Volunteer

Frank Lucas '75
Chapter Volunteer

Terry Palis '77
Chapter Volunteer

Alina Palis '79
Chapter Volunteer

Fran Versace '08, '09
Chapter Volunteer

Stacy Kurtz '05, '07
Chapter Volunteer

Stephanie Rankin '15
Chapter Volunteer

Draga Haboian '84
Chapter Volunteer

Julia LIsuzzo '08
Chapter Volunteer

Tony Kocienski '78
Chapter Volunteer

Rita Haschmann '79
Chapter Volunteer

Christine Jackson '87, '12
Chapter Volunteer

Rick Stoffel '79
Chapter Volunteer

Patty Stoffel '88
Chapter Volunteer

The Rochester Chapter is led by a council of alumni volunteers. These individuals work with staff from the Office of Alumni Relations to plan events, programs, volunteer opportunities and networking connections throughout the year. If you are an alum who loves RIT and is willing to help us organize, promote and build a strong RIT alumni network in Rochester, consider joining the council today!

If you are interested in joining the Alumni Council, contact one of the leaders, volunteers or staff members highlighted on this page or call the Office of Alumni Relations at 585.475.4893.

Chapter Contact

Bill Sachman
Bill Sachman

Associate Director of Chapter Programs

Connect with the chapter

The Rochester Chapter is looking for volunteers. If you are interested in becoming a chapter leader or chapter volunteer, please fill out our volunteer form HERE or contact the Office of Alumni Relations directly at 1.866.RIT.ALUM (748.2586).