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  • September 9, 2019

    'Aerial view of RIT's Global Village plaza.'

    RIT among the top universities in the nation

    RIT is among the top third “National Universities,” earning praise for its co-operative education program and its graduation rate for students from low-income families, as well as its business and engineering colleges, according to the 2020 edition of U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges.

  • August 14, 2019

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    Program gives new pathway to RIT for students of area community colleges

    Under the new program, first-year students at Monroe, Finger Lakes or Genesee Community colleges can enroll to complete a bachelor’s degree from RIT. The students would attend RIT for their second year, and after completing that year, would receive their associate degree from their community college. They would then go on to finish their bachelor’s degree from RIT.

  • August 6, 2019

    'Artist rendering of glass building.'

    Global Cybersecurity Institute to open in 2020

    Cybercrime is costing the world trillions of dollars, and analysts say that there aren’t enough qualified professionals to prevent those attacks. To address this problem, RIT is creating the Global Cybersecurity Institute (GCI), aimed at meeting the demand for computing security and artificial intelligence professionals, while developing future technologies, protocols and human understanding needed to address the global cybersecurity crisis.

  • August 6, 2019

    'Frank Selvaggi stands with Sarah Jessica Parker.'

    Accountant to the stars

    You do what? From accountant to the stars to sustainable chocolate producer, RIT alumni have some pretty cool careers. Read about Frank Selvaggi ’81 (accounting), a trusted financial advisor to the biggest stars in the entertainment industry.

  • August 6, 2019

    'Environmental portrait of Margot Sandy.'

    Traveling the world creating products

    You do what? From accountant to the stars to sustainable chocolate producer, RIT alumni have some pretty cool careers. Read about Margot Sandy ’08 (electrical mechanical engineering technology), ’12 MS (product development), a self-employed product development consultant.

  • August 6, 2019

    'Ten portraits of award winners.'

    2019 Distinguished Alumni Awards

    The Distinguished Alumni Awards are presented annually by each of RIT’s nine colleges and the School of Individualized Study and are the highest awards an RIT college can bestow upon its alumni.