International Game Technology (IGT) will join Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), staff, local elected officials, and the participants and leaders of Rochester Community TV (RCTV) to celebrate IGT’s donation of equipment and technology. RCTV plans to use the new, state-of-the-art technology to support the organization’s esports and gaming program.
“This technology donation is an investment in Rochester’s community supporting computer science and STEM programming,” said Councilwoman LaShay D. Harris. “This technology will allow Rochester’s youth access to the booming esports industry. I look forward to supporting the programming that will follow this donation. This STEM programming is an anti-violence initiative that will help keep participating youth on a path to success. I hope this will inspire more support for this program and additional computer science and STEM programming.”
IGT donated the equipment as part of its After School Advantage Program. The new technology will aid Rochester Community TV’s youth program participants to develop computer skills and advance STEM education.