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Office of RIT Government and Community Relations serves as the University’s liaison with Federal, State and local government entities as well as community groups and organizations. We are responsible for coordinating RIT’s participation in community events, and manage special events that take place on the RIT campus.

Our mission is to implement a comprehensive program of government relations, community relations and special events to develop and maintain positive and effective relationships between the Institute and all levels of government and the community at large. These relationships result in funding and other types of support, and strengthen RIT’s visibility and image in the community.

Upcoming Events

30th Annual United Way Golf Tournament
2017 KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival
09/14/17 to 09/23/17

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Justine Levine is a third-year student from Westchester, N.Y., who plays the vibraphone in RIT's Jazz Ensemble. Levine is a self-taught musician who learned how to play music by listening to video game scores and playing them by ear. Through this experience of learning music through video games, Levine was able...

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Drug and alcohol use, including the use of opioids, among youth and young adults in our area will be the topic of a conference presented by the Finger Lakes Collegiate Task Force for community members, parents, school faculty and staff, educators, coaches and mental health and substance abuse counselors. "Emerging Issues: Alcohol...

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