Partners

RIT is a different kind of university partner. As one of the top universities in the nation, we are leading the way in …


Research
Applying new knowledge to today’s most pressing issues.


Economic Development
Strengthening economies locally and nationally.


Corporate Solutions
Helping companies solve problems and driving success by pairing needs with an arsenal of resources.


Community Collaborations
Serving humanity across town and across borders.


Cooperative Education
Celebrating a long, successful history of preparing students for careers through real-world work experiences prior to graduation.

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Latest News

  • April 8, 2020

    catering van with two racks of boxed meals.

    RIT Rallies: RIT Dining donating hundreds of meals to front-line medical personnel

    RIT Dining is helping hundreds of health care professionals beginning this week by sending packaged meals to Rochester Regional Health, the university’s official affiliated clinical partner. The connection is a consequence of a lessened need for meals on campus for students, faculty and staff, and a desire to help those who are valiantly trying to help our community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • April 2, 2020

    Woman holding face mask and protective shield.

    RIT Rallies: Bringing expertise to battle with Coronavirus

    Many RIT faculty, students, staff and alumni are among the collaborations here and across the nation, providing expertise to improve or create much-needed equipment and protective gear for medical personnel fighting the Coronavirus.

  • March 31, 2020

    four researchers looking at computer that's analyzing a quantum photonics wafer.

    Making a quantum leap

    Researchers from RIT’s Future Photon Initiative, in collaboration with the Air Force Research Laboratory, have produced the Department of Defense’s first-ever fully integrated quantum photonics wafer.

Corporate Learning Programs

RIT offers a broad variety of programs that can help your organization perform at top levels. Nearly every offering can be customized to solve your most immediate problems or build for the future. Plus your business will gain preferred access to RIT’s world-class faculty while we handle the administrative details, ensuring that your programs run smoothly and provide a high return on investment. RIT is also designated as a U.S. Department of Labor OSHA Training Institute education center.

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Michelle Magee
Senior Associate Director for Employer Engagement
585-475-2301

Cooperative Education and Career Services

Corporate Relations

Barbara Hoerner
Interim Ex Director of Corporation and Foundation Relations
585-475-5498

Foundations Relations

Deborah Stendardi
Vice President for Govt and Community Relations
585-475-5040

Government and Community Relations

Ryne Raffaelle
Vice President for Research
585-475-2055

Industry and Government Sponsored Research