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Alumna wins Gold Medallion Award for second time

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 3:47pm
Mon, 19 Mar 2018*** Gail Nogle 73 photography in January received the Gold Medallion Award from the American Society of Photographers for the second time in 18 years Her winning photo The Brotherhood was taken at Maha Kumbha Mela a fiveweek long Hindu festival held in Allahabad or Prayag India This festival is only held every

Marvelous comic artist has luck of the draw

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 3:47pm
Mon, 19 Mar 2018*** He may not have superhero powers but he certainly has a talent for drawing them Pencil pen paper ink and a brain that never stops are the tools of his tradeand during his career as a comic artist Adam Kubert 81 medical illustration has illustrated for DC Comics and now exclusively

Graduate helped create memorable ad campaign

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 3:47pm
Mon, 19 Mar 2018*** John Butler 80 professional photographic illustration remembers the time he performed his impersonation of William Shatnerto the William Shatner I worked with him for over eight years said the chief creative officer whose Butler Shine Stern x26 Partners ad agency in Sausalito Calif is credited with conceiving the witty Priceline Negotiator ad

Photojournalist finds passion producing podcasts

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 3:47pm
Mon, 19 Mar 2018*** Carol Aldermans ahha moment came late in her junior year of college She didnt want to leave a family gathering to work on her own photojournalism project but when a classmate asked for help she was willing to put her family on hold She met with William Snyder chair of RITs

Former hockey captain beats cancer twice and becomes physician

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 3:47pm
Mon, 19 Mar 2018*** Dr Chris Haltigan 12 biomedical sciences had finished his second year of medical school and was studying for his first set of board exams when he was diagnosed with testicular cancer Fortyeight hours later the former RIT hockey captain was in surgery It was scary and it happened at a very critical

Alumnus becomes expert in type of photography

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 3:47pm
Mon, 19 Mar 2018*** Not everyone gets the chance to fulfill their dreams but Thomas Shillea 84 photography was able to through his photography career While working on a portrait project for the United States Information Agency USIA Shillea met and photographed Coretta Scott King in 1985 I was a child of the 60s and was

Promise Delivered Alumnus makes largest gift in RIT history

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 9:46am
Mon, 19 Mar 2018*** Austin McChord 09 bioinformatics and former RIT President Bill Destler were discussing the upward trajectories of both RIT and McChords company Datto a few years ago when Destler issued a challenge He said Hey wouldnt it be great if you could give back to RIT in a really big way McChord said

RITs first alumni house set to open this summer

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 9:46am
Mon, 19 Mar 2018*** RITs first multipurpose welcome center for alumni on campus has a new name and a new location The 5700squarefoot house on the west side of campus across the street from Riverknoll Apartments will be the first permanent oncampus facility built for alumni primarily by alumni The Lobozzo Alumni House will feature a

Student inspired by McChords generosity

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 9:46am
Mon, 19 Mar 2018*** RIT student Lindsay Reardon is thrilled about the opportunities that are in store for students anxious to create and manage their own businesses An entrepreneur by nature Reardon is no stranger to selfemployment beginning as a high school student creating posters for weddings anniversaries and other special events Today the Saunders College of

Pep band grows as school spirit swells

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 9:46am
Mon, 19 Mar 2018*** When the RIT mens hockey team played during Brick City Homecoming x26 Family Weekend last October 140 people were in the pep band cheering the team on It marked the largest attendance the modern pep band has ever seen since forming in 2006 with fewer than 20 members Were a fun group The

NTID alumni find success in their careers

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 9:46am
Mon, 19 Mar 2018*** Richard Potter 72 retail management Job Owner of Richards Fabrics in Rancho Cucamonga Calif How did NTID help prepare you for your career I attended a regular high school and had no interpreter or any help with accessibility I graduated on my own with some help from my parents and tutoring but I

Cultural diversity enriches interpretation program

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 9:46am
Mon, 19 Mar 2018*** RIT isnt the only school that offers degrees in American Sign LanguageEnglish interpretation but it does have one feature that isnt common at other schools Students can interact with 1200 deaf or hardofhearing students on campus and more than 100 faculty members who are well known in the interpreting field said Lynn

Grand Experiment Grand Success 50 years later

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 9:46am
Mon, 19 Mar 2018*** Fifty years ago 19yearold Bill Ingraham was about to enter uncharted territory After graduating from Brockport High School in upstate New York as its only deaf student Ingraham had earned a hardwon associate degree in applied science business administration from Alfred State I knew that I wanted to earn my bachelors degree

Top RIT News stories and videos for February 2018

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 6:51pm
Thu, 01 Mar 2018*** Check out all of Februarys most popular stories and videos below Top News Stories 1 Two RIT Kosovo alumnae named to Forbes 30 Under 30 list 2 RIT Venture Creations graduate receives major investment from Empire State Development 3 Celebrating 50 years at RITs Henrietta campus 4 Thousands to attend RITs Spring Career Fair 5 New RIT

RIT alumnus Steven Van Slyke inducted into National Inventors Hall of Fame

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 6:10pm
Fri, 16 Feb 2018*** Steven Van Slyke a Rochester Institute of Technology alumnus has been inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame for coinventing the organic lightemitting diode or OLED Digital display screensfrom smartphones and smart watches to computers high definition and ultrahighdefinition televisionsuse the flexible lightemitting technology for improved image quality power efficiency and

RIT Venture Creations graduate earns major investment from Empire State Development

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 11:43am
Thu, 15 Feb 2018*** A 2017 graduate of Rochester Institute of Technologys Venture Creations technology business incubator is the recipient of a major investment from Empire State Development Token an identity technology startup founded by RIT alumni Melanie and Steve Shapiro will receive up to 175 million through the New York State Innovation Venture Capital Fund Token

Two RIT Kosovo alumni named to Forbes 30 Under 30 list

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 3:26pm
Thu, 08 Feb 2018*** Two RIT Kosovo alumni are featured in a prestigious 2018 Forbes 30 Under 30 list in the field of European law and policy Blinera Meta 13 applied arts and science and Dafina Olluri 13 applied arts and science were recognized for their use of technology to improve government transparency and accountability

Tigers can Thank a Giver on Tuesday

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 12:17pm
Thu, 08 Feb 2018*** Its that time of the year when tags paint the campus for RITs annual Thank a Giver TAG Day a day dedicated to celebrating those who have given back their time talent and treasure to the university To celebrate RITs donors The Fund for RIT is hosting a TAG Day Fair from

Kevin Sheldon announced as new Alumni Association Board President

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 4:38pm
Fri, 02 Feb 2018*** Kevin Sheldon 02 management information systems began serving his twoyear term as the new Alumni Association Board President on Jan 1 In addition to his career as vice president of operations at CareJourney Sheldon is passionate about serving the RIT community and its more than 125000 alumni The Alumni Association Board works to

Lifelike Limbs

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 7:27pm
Fri, 26 Jan 2018*** Millions of people in impoverished countries need prosthetics Helping to meet that need is Jade Myers an RIT alumna and lab manager at the RIT Access Technology Prototyping Lab Myers has also done work as a research associate with LimbForge an international nonprofit designing culturally appropriate and affordable 3Dprinted prosthetic devices