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Vision & Mission

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Vision

To develop RIT students to become global citizens and leaders who actively engage in opportunities to solve challenging problems.

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Mission

We prepare RIT students to exercise leadership as members of a rapidly changing global community.

 

Strategic Goals

  • We build and maintain meaningful connections between the RIT campus and the surrounding community.
  • We equip students with the knowledge, awareness, and skills they need to positively impact communities and organizaitons to which they belong or affiliate.
  • We cultivate students' awareness of and engagement with complex local, national, and global issues.
  • We work to eliminate food insecurity on RIT's campus.



2026 Strategic Plan

Staff

Kathryn Cilano

Kathryn Cilano

Assistant Director for Civic Engagement

kehrli@rit.edu | 585-475-7243

A619 Campus Center  

Sri Kartik

Sri Kartik

Assistant Director

skrla@rit.edu | 585-475-6053

Campus Center  

Alex Tubridy

Alex Tubridy

Civic Engagement Coordinator

abtrli@rit.edu | 585-475-6056

A-613 Campus Center  

Sarah Mancuso

Sarah Mancuso

Senior Staff Specialist

slmcpm@rit.edu | 585-475-6974

A615 Campus Center  

Courtney Barber

Graduate Assistant for FoodShare Operations

clbrli@rit.edu

 

Mackenzie DeRider

Graduate Assistant for Leadership

mxdrli@rit.edu

 

Kaltrine Miftari

Graduate Assistant for Leadership Programs and Collaborations

kxmrli@rit.edu

 

Asja Sardelic

Graduate Assistant for Civic Engagement

axsrli@rit.edu

 

Maddie Soufleris

FoodShare Coordinator

ritfoodshare@rit.edu

 

Ryan Brown

Leadership Scholar: Alternative Break

rbbrli@rit.edu

 

Oluwamumiyo (Mumiyo) Makindipe

Leadership Scholar: Leadership Retreat

oamrli@rit.edu

 

Sinclaire Ogof

Leadership Scholar: Into the ROC

sjorli@rit.edu

 

Antara Rahman

Leadership Scholar: Momentum I

nrrrli@rit.edu

 

Evan Shelton

Leadership Scholar: ROAR the Vote

emsrli@rit.edu

 

Sarina Alexander

Graphic Designer

sbarli@rit.edu

 

Gabriella Mancuso

Graphic Designer

grmrli@rit.edu

 

Jamison Friauf

Service Data Analyst

jbfrli@rit.edu

 

Eric Karschner

FoodShare Data Analyst

edkrli@rit.edu

 

Paige Drumm

Undergraduate Assistant

lead@rit.edu

 

Jay Hemby

Undergraduate Assistant

lead@rit.edu

 

Lee Smith

Undergraduate Assistant

lead@rit.edu

 

Mackenzie DeRider

Graduate Assistant

mxdrli@rit.edu