Rochester Institute of Technology conferred some 4,000 degrees at all of its campuses in the 2019-2020 academic year. A virtual celebration was held May 8 at rit.edu/classof2020.
The following Genesee County residents received degrees:
Marissa Dispenza, of Batavia, received a BS in Chemical Engineering;
Cody Zajaczkowski, of Le Roy, received a BS in Packaging Science;
Emma Riggi, of Le Roy, received a BS in New Media Marketing;
Samantha Porter, of Le Roy, received a BS in Psychology;
Elisha Muir, of Corfu, received a BS in Museum Studies;
Sarah Nati, of Corfu, received a BS in Applied Arts and Sciences;
Pradeep Kumar Molkhere, of East Bethany, received an MS in Manufacturing and Mechanical Systems Integration;
Jeanette Elia, of Batavia, received a BS in Business Administration-Accounting and an MS in Accounting;
Olivia Fox, of Alexander, received a BS in Applied Arts and Sciences;
Jeremy Boyle, of Batavia, received a BS in Supply Chain Management;
Kiera Gross, of East Bethany, received a BS in Computational Mathematics;
Katelyn Hersee, of Batavia, received a BS in Business Administration-Accounting;
Michelle Miller, of East Bethany, received a BFA in Industrial Design;
Chelsea Mountain, of Batavia, received a BS in Industrial Engineering and an ME in Engineering Management;
Allen Snyder, of Darien Center, received a BS in Mechanical Engineering;
Dennis Bleier, of Batavia, received an MS in Computer Engineering.
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.