Three Locals Earn Degrees from Rochester Institute of Technology

More outstanding local students...

Rochester Institute of Technology conferred 4,747 degrees this academic year at all its campuses-including in Croatia, Dubai, Kosovo and China. The university held its 133rd annual commencement celebration in May. Local students who graduated this spring include:

  • Marissa Smith-Jones of Nantucket (02554) received a BS in applied arts and sciences.
  • Hanqing Jin of West Yarmouth (02673) received an MS in media arts and technology.
  • Callie Donahue of East Falmouth (02536) received a BS in biotechnology and molecular bioscience.

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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