RIT Tigers Tale


Physician Assistant Program to Offer Master's Degree
RIT will expand its B.S. program in physician assistant studies to include an M.S. degree, beginning in 2011. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics ranks physician assistants as the seventh fastest growing occupation in the country. Read more »

Saunders Commits $5 Million to Business School
During a ceremony on campus on Tuesday, entrepreneur E. Philip Saunders announced his commitment of $5 million to the business college bearing his name. In addition, he now challenges alumni to raise $15 million additional funds in support. Read more »

RIT Receives $13.1 Million Grant
The award, from the National Institute of Standards and Technology, will support construction of a new facility to house the Golisano Institute for Sustainability. Groundbreaking is slated for spring 2011. Read more »

Serious Materials CEO Headlines Entrepreneurs Conference
Alumnus and trustee Kevin Surace, chairman and CEO, Serious Materials, will deliver a keynote address at the 2010 RIT Entrepreneurs Conference hosted by the Saunders College of Business Oct. 15, during Brick City Homecoming. Read more »

Registration Opens for Freescale Symposium
Next-generation microcontrollers, 64-bit embedded processing and touch-sensing technologies will be the focus of the 2010 Freescale Rochester Technology Symposium Nov. 4 at RIT. Freescale CTO Ken Hansen will give the keynote address. Read more »

Class Notes

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Robert Kiss '71 and Lisa Cole are proud to announce the adoption of Genecis Janeth Cole. Genecis was adopted at the age of 30 months. She will be 4 on Sept 15th. She is adorable!

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It's a Boy!
Keith Tabakman '03 and his wife Alexandra, are proud to announce the birth of a baby boy, Cooper. Cooper was born on May 9, 2010 and weighed 6 lb., 0 oz.

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Rebecca Waxer '10 has been named New Media Coordinator for Flynn & Friends, Inc. In her position, Waxer will help coordinate the firm's search engine optimization, viral campaigning, and social media marketing, as well as traditional communication tactics.

Alumni Events

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Important Brick City Info
Brick City Homecoming is right around the corner, Oct.15-17. All attendees will receive an up-to-date program, a campus map and their registration packet when they arrive for check-in at the Welcome Center located in the Fireside Lounge located in the Student Alumni Union. Learn more »

Fall Events

Photo Challenge

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Gearing up for Brick City Weekend, RIT wants photos from your college days. Share them on the RIT Facebook Fan Page by noon Oct. 22 (label them "Alumni Flashback Photo Challenge" and include captions). Two winners—those with the most "Likes"—will get Barnes & Noble @ RIT gifts.


Fund for RIT Annual Giving Campaign
Offers New Magnet
Be on the lookout for our fall mailing, which will share points of Tiger pride and tell you about an offer to get a "Proud to be RIT" magnet for a gift of $15 or more. Your gift, no matter what size, makes a big difference to RIT. Make a gift now »

Claim Your Piece of RIT — Buy a Brick!
Mark your time on campus through our Buy-A-Brick program. For just $175, you can order a brick that will be installed along the Legacy Walk on RIT's Quarter Mile. Your gift can support scholarship funds or our new "Student Matching Gift Challenge." Buy a Brick now »

Philanthropy That Inspires
Suzie Murad '01 established a scholarship to honor the person that inspired her to achieve her dreams. She writes, "...students will have what my grandmother wanted for her family—the opportunity to succeed." Who is your inspiration? Read Susan's story »

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Watch news clips of the Saunders $5 million gift and the new Global Village.

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Help Recruit
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Encourage a student to apply to RIT with a fee-waived Undergrad Admissions application. A $50 savings!


Upcoming Career Events
Job Openings
Bausch & Lomb is recruiting RIT alumni for the following two positions. Detailed descriptions and application information are on the Bausch & Lomb website — www.bausch.com, or send your resume directly to Linda Hines, Recruiting Coordinator, linda.hines@bausch.com.
  • Sr. Principal Scientist (Req # 5970BR)
    Technical resource to support development of the active pharmaceutical ingredients and key raw materials from discovery stage to NDA/commercial stage for the Pharmaceutical Business Unit. Ph.D. in chemistry with minimum 10 years experience.
  • Research Scientist (Req # 5961BR)
    Formulation development and technology transfer/scale-up for dietary supplements. BS/MS degree in chemistry, pharmaceuticals or equivalent. 5+ years experience.

Connect & Win
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Update your business information for a chance to win cool RIT prizes. One lucky winner each month!
Congrats to Brian Moon '00, Senior Director of Sales, National Restaurant Association — September's winner of a RIT License Plate Frame!

Connect today »

Free WiFi
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Alumni can now enjoy free access to RIT's wireless network.

Configure your computer before Brick City Homecoming. An alumni computer account is needed for access, activate your account now »

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