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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

  • July 31, 2020

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    Douglas Merrill retires from RIT after 40 years, establishes student fund

    Douglas Merrill, who inspired countless students during his 40-year tenure in the College of Science and the College of Health Sciences and Technology, has retired. He developed the Premedical Advisory Program and created the Center for Bioscience Education and Technology. And he retires with numerous honors recognizing his outstanding teaching and commitment to diversity and inclusion.

  • July 29, 2020

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    RIT and Syracuse University College of Law enter into 3+3 admissions agreement

    RIT has partnered with Syracuse University College of Law to establish a “3+3” program for students interested in earning a law degree. A memorandum of understanding between the two universities was recently signed to allow students to complete three years of liberal arts and other studies at RIT, then transfer to the College of Law for three years to complete their doctorate in law.

  • July 22, 2020

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    RIT’s MAGIC Center and Vicarious Visions sign agreement to expand collaborations

    RIT’s MAGIC Center and Vicarious Visions (VV), a game studio well-known for some of the industry’s most iconic franchises, have signed a partnership agreement that will include new collaborations and scholarship opportunities for students in RIT's Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences and College of Art and Design.

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

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