News from Rochester Institute of Technology


Christopher Katcher of Pawling, Eric Murray and Jesse D’Attore of Clinton Corners, Michael Baldwin of Poughquag,  Ryan Caferra of Pleasant Valley graduate from RIT

ROCHESTER, NY (07/10/2019)– Rochester Institute of Technology conferred some 4,200 degrees this academic year at all its campuses–including in Croatia, Dubai, Kosovo and China. The university held its 134th annual commencement celebration in May. The following local residents received degrees:

Michael Baldwin of Poughquag received an MS in media arts and technology in May 2019.

Ryan Caferra of Pleasant Valley received a BS in mechanical engineering in May 2019.

Jesse D’Attore of Clinton Corners received a BS in mechanical engineering technology in May 2019.

Christopher Katcher of Pawling received a BS in computer science in May 2019.

Eric Murray of Clinton Corners received a BS/MS in electrical engineering in May 2019.

Rochester Institute of Technology is home to leading creators, entrepreneurs, innovators and researchers. Founded in 1829, RIT enrolls about 19,000 students in more than 200 career-oriented and professional programs, making it among the largest private universities in the U.S.

The university is internationally recognized and ranked for academic leadership in business, computing, engineering, imaging science, liberal arts, sustainability, and fine and applied arts. RIT also offers unparalleled support services for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. The cooperative education program is one of the oldest and largest in the nation. Global partnerships include campuses in China, Croatia, Dubai and Kosovo.

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