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.

Latest News

  • August 20, 2019

    'Group of students stands with President Munson.'

    RIT to welcome 10th Destler/Johnson Rochester City Scholars cohort and first Davitt Scholars

    RIT will welcome the 10th class of Destler/Johnson Rochester City Scholars, a program that has provided more than 200 graduates of the Rochester City School District and Rochester charter schools with the opportunity to attend RIT tuition-free since 2010. RIT will also welcome the first two recipients of the Mark and Maureen Davitt Graduate Education Endowed Scholarship.

  • August 14, 2019

    Overhead view of students working on laptops at table.

    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.

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.

Connect with Us

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

Cooperative Education and Career Services

Paul Harris
Executive Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations
585-475-4992

Corporate Relations

Barbara Hoerner
Senior Director of 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