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Video Chat Program to Facilitate Global Deaf Communication
Students are set to unveil a new video chat program that will enable deaf children across the world to communicate with one another. The program, called Open Video Chat, is designed for use on One Laptop Per Child computers. Read more »

Formula Race Team Wins in California
The Formula Race Team was the top finisher at this year’s California SAE Collegiate Design Series event June 16-19 at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. RIT took the championship against 58 teams from around the world! Read more »

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Kodak, RIT Announce Support of Golisano Institute for Sustainability
The Golisano Institute for Sustainability will establish the Kodak Lab for Collaborative Research following a $1 million donation from Eastman Kodak Co.’s Rochester economic development fund. The gift will support the lab, scholarship, equipment and operations. Read more »

Schumer Visits Campus in Support of Fuel-Cell Research
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer urged Congress to reverse a proposed 20 percent cut to the U.S. Department of Energy's hydrogen fuel cell research program during an event June 21 at RIT. Schumer toured RIT’s fuel-cell labs, visited its hydrogen fueling station and rode in a fuel-cell propelled car made start-to-finish in Rochester. Read more »

Class Notes

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Roommate Reunion!
Erin McEwan '06 and Chris Bayer '06 visited old roommate and fellow photo grad Jaclyn Pisano '05 in Waikiki, Hawaii this June.

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On View Now
Ilena Finocchi '05, will be featured in the show Six McKnight Artists at Northern Clay Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota from June 18-August 22. Her new work is based on the social political idea of the Society Freak Show.

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Showing SpiRIT!
John Ratcliffe '53 and his wife, Frances (Long) Ratcliffe '53 still showing their RIT Spirit!

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Photo Exhibition
Eric Bing '73 presents "40 Years of Photography" at Mothersbaugh-Roos Studio 2091, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio from July 23-August 8. "This work is a remnant from forty years of personal experimentation..."

Alumni Events

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Brick City Homecoming
Make your plans now to be in Rochester for Brick City Homecoming (October 15-17) to attend the men's hockey season opener vs. Umass Lowell River Hawks at Blue Cross Arena on Saturday, October 16. Tickets will go on sale soon. Until then, join the Brick City Facebook page for ticket updates and announcements.

Summer/Fall Events

Event Photos

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Photos from the 2010 Tiger Open Golf Tournament on June 21 at Penfield Country Club.

RIT Gear
Recent Grads!
Order a custom handmade frame for your diploma or certificate.

Annual Campaign Reached New High
Alumni participation in this year's Fund for RIT was stronger than ever. A grateful "Thank You" goes to the 7,364 donors (nearly 8% more than last year!) who gave more than $1.4 million to their favorite areas of RIT. Your support will make a huge difference. If you didn't give to the campaign, it's never too late to show your Tiger spiRIT! Make a gift today »

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Corner Crew Challenge Surpasses Goal!
The Corner Crew challenge issued by alumnus Steve Schultz '89, hit its targeted $15k and then some. With Steve's match, this Challenge brought in $31,702 for our hockey Tigers. A huge "Thank You" to Steve and to the many donors for their support and enthusiasm. The Challenge may be over, but there's still time to give to your favorite RIT sports team. Make a gift today »

You and RIT Can Plan for Lifelong Security
A gift to RIT can help you reach your financial objectives. Learn more about how a gift can provide peace of mind as well as allowing you to support RIT in a meaningful way. Learn more »

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Tigers Season in Review
Check out the athletics re-cap for the 2009-2010 season — it's been a memorable year!

Network & Win!
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Update Your Business Info
Or join our LinkedIn group for a chance to win cool RIT prizes. One lucky winner each month!
Congrats to Brent Alexin '10 — June's winner of a RIT USB man!

Start networking today! »

Benefits Spotlight
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RIT Inn & Conference Center
Make your hotel reservations early for Brick City Homecoming (October 15-17, 2010). Special alumni rates are available at the RIT Inn & Conference Center. The hotel is conveniently located minutes from campus with accommodations that include indoor and outdoor pools, sauna, whirlpool, fitness center and business center. Learn more »

College & Careers 2010: Alumni Referral Discount Available!
The 20th Annual College & Careers summer program at RIT is an amazing opportunity for high school seniors to explore career options through interactive academic sessions. Also included (but optional), is a program for parents, which will provide information about the college search process, financial aid and more. Enter the code: ALUMCC10 for $25 discount. Learn more »

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June alumni Poll
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