Hailing from all 50 states and 123 countries, RIT’s alumni are as diverse in their life and career paths as they are in geography. Counted among RIT’s alumni are industry leaders, entrepreneurs, human rights advocates, doctors, engineers, designers, CEOs, inventors, the list goes on and on. RIT alumni are part of the fabric that is RIT and getting to know RIT also means getting to know the RIT alumni who helped shape the university through the years. Join President Munson as he meets some of these amazing alumni during his first year as RIT preident as part of our Tigers Talk podcast series.
Transforming RIT: The Podcast is the podcast for intellectually curious Tigers as each episode will feature a thought-provoking discussion on a trending topic or critical issue as we sit down with RIT faculty members who are renowned experts in their fields.
meRIT Webinars are a virtual event series created exclusively for alumni through the RIT for Life commitment to continuing professional and personal education. Spanning a variety of topics and delivered by alumni, faculty, staff, parents, and industry experts, meRIT Webinars are offered several times a month throughout the year to assist RIT alumni in their lives and careers.
RIT is delighted to introduce free and reduced-cost RITx offerings as part of our partnership with edX, the leading nonprofit online learning platform founded by Harvard and MIT in May 2012. Fueled by industry demand and available around the globe, these unique RITx programs and offerings provide critical, career-advancing skills.
Hosted by subject matter experts, Classes Without Quizzes are an opportunity to go back to school for just an hour or so, without the pressure of homework or exams. With diverse topics ranging from game design to beekeeping to integrated photonics to Shakespeare, and more, these unique, lecture-style talks range in topics will help expand your mind and pique your curiosity. New Classes Without Quizzes are added throughout the year, so check our events page to see when the next class is in session.
OSHA—Free Classes to RIT Alumni
The RIT OSHA Training Institute Education Center offers free OSHA classes to RIT alumni. Please review the catalog site prior to reaching out to Donna Winter in the School of Individualized Study at 585-475-2919 to register. Alternatively, you may download this pdf and fax to Donna Winter’s attention at 585-475-6292. Please note that you must meet the following criteria in order to be considered:
Participants must be graduates of an RIT certified degree program (AAS/Bach/Mast)
Faculty/staff are excluded; offering 50% discount rates through their departments
Participants must meet pre-requisites of the classes
All pending space availability
Must register at least two weeks prior to class
Excludes 10-hour classes; only numbered OSHA classes are offered
Lean Six Sigma Training
Offered through RIT’s John D. Hromi Center Quality & Applied Statistics, RIT alumni receive a discount on RIT’s Lean Six Sigma courses.
International fellowships are awards that support post-baccalaureate study, research, or project-specific work abroad. Fellowships are awarded through a competitive, merit-based, often rigorous and lengthy application process. As an RIT alum, you have the benefit of applying through RIT. Specifically, the RIT Education Abroad & International Fellowships office provides: