Matthew Tidridge named Outstanding Undergraduate Scholar

| 29 Apr 2015 | 11:31

Matthew Tidridge of Milford, son of Stacey Tidridge, was named a 2014-2015 Outstanding Undergraduate Scholar at Rochester Institute of Technology.

Tidridge is a third-year student in the 3D Digital Design - BFA program in RIT's College of Imaging Arts and Sciences.

The scholars were recognized at a ceremony on April 16 at RIT.

Outstanding Undergraduate Scholarship Awards are presented to students who have achieved the distinction of maintaining a minimum university grade-point average of 3.85 out of a possible 4.0 and completed at least 83 credit hours of study, more than two-thirds of the credit hours required for a baccalaureate degree. Selection is also based on other factors complementing academic achievement, such as creative work, service on student committees, civic activities, employment and independent research.

Rochester Institute of Technology is home to leading creators, entrepreneurs, innovators and researchers. Founded in 1829, RIT enrolls 18,000 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 Croatia, Dubai and Kosovo.