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NEW Alumni Network Website Launched

It's easier than ever to keep in touch with your classmates and with RIT. Your alumni log-in gives you access to great benefits including:

Tiger Groups

Connect with fellow alumni who share your passions. Discuss sports, academics, reunions and more. With hundreds of groups, you're sure to find a group that interests you. There's even a RIT alumni pilots group for those interested in flying. Don't see a group that interests you, then create a new group! Click here to browse groups. You need to login in order to participate in discussions, so if you haven't registered yet, register now!

RIT Gladiator Wins Competition


Adonis Lockett, left, who graduated last May with a bachelor’s degree in electrical/mechanical engineering technology, was one of the winner’s on NBC’s American Gladiators Jan. 7. Lockett, a former president of the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity, is currently an engineer for Boeing. For contestant bios and more, click here.

For these and other news stories, visit the University News Website.

  • $600K Donation Awarded to NTID
  • Researchers Collaborate with U.S. Military to Enhance Cybersecurity
  • RIT Forges New Partnership with Delphi
  • Major Renovation Planned in Student Alumni Union
  • Raffaele Will Lead Sustainability Institute's Academic Endeavors
  • RIT Receives Science Funding

RIT Offers You

Computing Graduate Program

RIT's new master of science in Human Computer Interaction is among the first of its kind nationwide. Human-computer interaction studies a human and a machine in communication and establishes a knowledge base on technical computing systems and the integration within the social sciences.  Students learn methods to capitalize on human performance as computing systems become increasingly smaller and more powerful.  Offered both on campus and online, you can learn more at

Organizational Performance Graduate Program

RIT's new Advanced Certificate in Strategic Training helps leaders leverage the human resources of an organization. This graduate-level program is designed for campus or exclusively online study and includes either a management or design track.  The program can be completed in one year of part-time study. Individuals will complete this certificate equipped with the skills to mobilize their workforce for peak performance, attract and retain the most qualified employees. Get started today at

Alumni Legacy Scholarship Opportunities

The Alumni Network is offering a scholarship opportunity sponsored by alumni, for alumni. The Legacy Scholarship is a one-time award given to both children of RIT alumni and to RIT alumni themselves. Parent and student scholarships will be awarded based upon the candidate's financial need, leadership, and academic performance. Undergraduate and graduate students with a 3.0 (B) Grade Point Average or better may apply. April 15th application deadline. Scholarship winners will be selected by the Alumni Network Board of Directors, and will be notified of their award. Click here for details and online application.

Winter Wakeup Call!

Beat the winter blues with the Visa® card that offers 0% APR for twelve billing cycles*! With the RIT Visa Platinum Card, you can book that weekend getaway you’ve been wanting to take. Or use it for whatever perks up your winter pace—from a day at the spa to a night out on the town. Plus, you’ll benefit our organization and earn great rewards with every purchase! This Visa Platinum card issued by U.S. Bank is now the only card that supports the RIT. Click here to apply today. Hurry, offer ends March 31, 2008.

Online Travel Booking's online travel booking Web site that provides savings for you and helps supports your Alumni Network. Book your personal or business travel for air, hotels, car rentals, vacation packages, cruises and more. The RIT Travel Club offers all the same travel choices as other well-known travel booking sites with prices that are typically comparable to or below those sites. Special saving offers are available when you sign up for the FREE RIT Travel Club Deals & Steals Newsletter.

Giving to RIT

Tiger Pride Continues to Grow

Wow – 4,730 alumni have already said YES! to showing their Tiger Pride by making a gift to RIT.  Now is a great time to support your alma mater and the exceptional education it provides.  No matter what amount you can afford, your gift is appreciated and YOUR PARTICIPATION COUNTS toward increasing RIT’s national ranking among peer institutions (not to mention that it will add value to your own degree!). As always, you can designate your gift to your favorite area of RIT — and remember, corporate matching gifts can double the value of your gift!

Make a Gift Fund for RIT Telefund

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