Three Locals Earn Degrees from Rochester Institute of Technology

More local graduates make their hometowns proud...

ROCHESTER, NY - 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:

  • Andrew McKenzie of Brewster (02631) received a BS in computing security in May 2019.
  • Robert Moakley of East Falmouth (02536) received a BS in environmental science in May 2019.
  • Michael Shea of North Falmouth (02556) received a BS 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. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on