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.

Jan 16 2018
12:00 p.m.
Tracing Our Ancestors: Using Genetics to Investigate Genealogy
Jan 27 2018
9:00 a.m.
Rochester Curling Club
Jan 31 2018
12:00 p.m.
Webinar: Follow The Leader: An Evolution in Leadership Spaces
Feb 03 2018
3:00 p.m.
2018 Hunt Hollow Ski Event
Feb 06 2018
7:30 a.m.
RIT Black Alumnae Power Breakfast

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).