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Karina Baker of Culver City Wins International Scholarship


Karina Baker won the Gilman International Scholarship for the summer term. This program aims to diversify study abroad participants and awards up to $5,000 for undergraduates. Baker, of Culver City, an international and global studies major in the College of Liberal Arts, will study in India.

"RIT students are global leaders in their disciplines," said James Myers, associate provost for International Education and Global Programs. "They want to be part of the conversation, part of solutions to challenges we face as a world community, and they possess a powerful set of globally relevant skills and knowledge."

Rochester Institute of Technology is home to leading creators, entrepreneurs, innovators and researchers. Founded in 1829, RIT enrolls 18,600 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 Croatia, Dubai and Kosovo.


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