Discussion on Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) is a private doctoral university in the town of Henrietta in Rochester, New York metropolitan area. It offers undergraduate, postgraduate, doctoral and professional degrees. It was founded in 1829. The institute is famous for its National Technical Institute for the Deaf, which carries the task of providing educational opportunities to more than 1000 hearing impaired and hard-of-hearing students. In 1990, RIT started its first PhD program in Imaging Science – the first doctoral of its kind in the US. It also has global campuses located in China, Croatia, Dubai, and Kosovo. Thirteen RIT alumni and faculty members have been recipients of the Pulitzer Prize. Notable alumni include Bob Duffy, former New York Lieutenant Governor; Tom Curley, former President and CEO of the Associated Press; Daniel Carp, former Chairman of the Eastman Kodak Company; Clayton Turner, director of NASA’s Langley Research Center; John Resig, software developer and creator of jQuery. The college has also been recognized in the Chronicle of Higher Education’s 2009 “Great Colleges to Work For Program” for a second year and is ranked among the top schools in six survey categories. For more information https://www.gyandhan.com/schools/rochester-institute-of-technology