Message from the Dean

Andre O. Hudson

Dean, College of Science


Dear Scholars,

Welcome to the College of Science at RIT, where we educate and inspire the next generation of scientists and mathematicians to solve current and emerging problems.

Today’s top employers are looking for graduates with real-world skills, professional work experience, and quality academic background. Our undergraduate and graduate programs provide those sought-after skills and experiences through rigorous curricula inside and outside the classroom. As a student in the College of Science, you will have the opportunity to develop meaningful and impactful relationships with faculty and staff through independent research experiences, professional advising, hands-on experience, and extracurricular activities through student clubs and organizations.

To enhance your experience and achieve goals both in academic and career aspirations, the faculty and staff at the College of Science are dedicated to creating a diverse, inclusive, enriching, and supportive environment for you. Our graduates are leaders in their respective fields and have made innumerable contributions to the advancement of science and mathematics.

I welcome you to explore our programs and schools in the College of Science, and I encourage you to reach out to us if you would like to learn more about our academic and research programs. See you on campus!

Respectively yours,

André O. Hudson, PhD
Dean, College of Science

“Science knows no country because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world. Science is the highest personification of the nation because that nation will remain the first which carries the furthest the works of thought and intelligence.”
- Louis Pasteur