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Vision & Mission

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

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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 skills and competencies they need to positively impact communities to which they belong or affiliate.
  • We cultivate awareness of complex local, national, and global issues.
  • We create and support learning opportunities for students that focus on addressing community issues and enhancing the skills and competencies necessary for leaders in the 21st century.

2020 Strategic Plan


Kerry Foxx

Kerry Foxx

Director | 585-475-6171

A625 Campus Center  

Kathryn Cilano

Kathryn Cilano

Assistant Director for Civic Engagement | 585-475-7243

A619 Campus Center  

Sri Kartik

Sri Kartik

Assistant Director | 585-475-6053

Campus Center  

Alex Tubridy

Alex Tubridy

Civic Engagement Coordinator | 585-475-6056

A-613 Campus Center  

Sarah Mancuso

Sarah Mancuso

Senior Staff Specialist | 585-475-6974

A615 Campus Center  

Rakshanda Jha

Graduate Assistant for Leadership | 585-475-4110

Campus Center A-610  

Brett Kajganich

Graduate Assistant for Leadership Programming and Collaborations | 585-475-4110

Campus Center A-610  

Winston Zamba

Graduate Assistant for Civic Engagement | 585-475-4110

Campus Center A-610  

Sarah Zaheer

Leadership Scholar: Momentum II


Sivan Moyal

Leadership Scholar: Alternative Break


Sinclaire Ogof

Leadership Scholar: Into the ROC


Antara Rahman

Leadership Scholar: Momentum I


Evan Shelton

Leadership Scholar: ROAR the Vote


Sarina Alexander

Student Graphic Designer


Gabriella Mancuso

Student Graphic Designer


Maddie Nardi

Student Social Media Coordinator


Sara Wegmann

Student Graphic Designer


Josephine (JoJo) Bensa

Undergraduate Assistant


Jay Hemby

Undergraduate Assistant


Ken Shultes

Service Data Analyst