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RIT selects official site for new hockey arena

Plans for a new RIT hockey arena have taken another step forward with selection of the official site. University leaders have determined the Gene Polisseni Center will be constructed on the south side of campus—south of the Student Alumni Union. more »

Jim Myers named associate provost of international education and global programs

RIT Provost Jeremy Haefner made the announcement, citing Myers’ expertise in collaborative leadership. In the position, Haefner says, Myers will work with various campus units active in international education to expand study-abroad and faculty-exchange opportunities. more »

Family makes three generations of alumni at this year’s RIT Commencement

Herbison is the third generation of his family to come to RIT for a bachelor’s degree, following in the footsteps of his father, Timothy Herbison, and grandfather, the late Donald Herbison. learn more »

Major League Baseball discovers RIT diamond gem

Dylan Heuer, who just graduated May 26, has landed a job as assistant photo editor for, the official website of Major League Baseball. Heuer, of Des Moines, Iowa, is a visual media major who receives access services from RIT’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf. more »

Wegmans Rochester LPGA Championship

RIT has a tent again this year at the Wegmans Rochester LPGA Championship! Look for us along the 18th fairway this weekend!

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William Eatmon '60 opened his new art gallery, William's Gallery, in Carmel, California on February 8, 2012. This is a single artist gallery for William's artwork. William has gained international recognition since turning professional over the last two years.

It's a girl!

Lucy Wilke '07 and Burkhardt Wilke are proud to announce the birth of a baby girl, Mila Elizabeth. She was born on October 26, 2011 in Rochester, NY, and weighed 7 lb, 11 oz. Mila is an extremely curious and attentive infant and the parents have a lot of fun playing with her, even when she wants to play at 2am. :)


Alfred Perry '68 writes that he has retired after 37 years of government service and nine-plus years as an associate for Booz Allen Hamilton. Al reports that he is now working on his wife to do the same...and hopes that all of his '68 EE classmates are doing well.

Search the RIT Archives

Grant funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission has made possible a search interface for RIT’s historical collections. You can find detailed descriptions of archival collections and background information on the history and creators of the materials.

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Vibration Notification for Deaf Athletes

Five teams of RIT/NTID students wrapped up months of concept, research, design, engineering and marketing when they showed off their inventions at a competition sponsored by ZVRS video relay service. The winning team came up with a system to better communicate with deaf athletes during a game.

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$30K in 30 Days Challenge triples your $10 gift

Imagine – you can help secure $30,000 for need-based scholarships! Your gift today will make a real difference in a student’s life. If you haven’t made a gift since last June, here’s how to qualify:

  • Your gift of $10 or more will be matched with $20, thanks to RIT’s Board of Trustees Chairman Don Boyce '67 and his wife, Jeris.
  • You can give to any area of RIT and the match will go to need-based scholarship funding.
  • You can also get a pair of cool RIT flipflops and post our Facebook Challenge badge!
  • Challenge ends June 15.

The Saunders Challenge

Every student at RIT benefits from a strong business school. Entrepreneurship programs, multidisciplinary projects, student start-ups, and coursework are just part of what the Saunders College offers to every RIT student.

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Our Job Zone online system lists positions for recent graduates and experienced alumni, and is free and open to all RIT alumni. You can post your resume and/or post a job. Contact Kris Stehler, Assistant Director for Alumni Relations at 585.475.5468 or if you have any questions. Here are a few current openings – additional postings, complete details, and application instructions are on Job Zone.

  • The CIA, in Washington, DC, is hiring a Facilities Support Project Manager – Electrical or Mechanical Engineer. Apply to contact on Job Zone.
  • Corporate Communications Inc., in Rochester, NY, is seeking a Web Developer.
  • Quadrant Four Systems Corp, with locations nationwide, is recruiting Network Test Engineers, and Oracle Developers.
  • Heany Industries Inc., in Scottsville, NY, is hiring a Quality Engineer.
  • Gorbel, in Rochester, NY, is seeking a Software Engineer.
  • Verizon Wireless, in Rochester, NY, is recruiting an Associate OR Engineer-System Performance.

Know a High School Senior?

RIT's 22nd Annual College & Careers summer program is an amazing opportunity for high school seniors to explore career options through interactive academic sessions. During registration enter the event code: ALUMCC12 for a $25 discount.

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