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Osher at RIT hosts preview sessions of fall classes for people 50 and beyond Aug 24

Tue, 08/11/2015 - 12:59pm
Tue, 11 Aug 2015*** With a new school year come new classes Thinkers age 50 and beyond who live in the Greater Rochester area will be able to explore a number of fascinating courses and programs this fall at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Rochester Institute of Technology Osher is holding a preview session of fall classes

Crush turns into love at homecoming

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 3:17pm
Tue, 04 Aug 2015*** Bonnie Harriman 06 graphic design almost didnt attend Brick City Homecoming x26 Family Weekend in 2011 She had just landed a new job in Manhattan and was preparing to move Then her car broke down But she hadnt been back to RIT since she graduated and many of her volleyball teammates were

Saldinger honored for outstanding volunteer work

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 3:17pm
Tue, 04 Aug 2015*** After cohelming one of the largest RIT alumni chapters for the last nine years and leading the charge on two Big Shot projects Scott Saldinger 91 film and video will see his extensive volunteer work recognized Saldinger will receive the RIT Volunteer of the Year award at the Presidents Alumni Ball on

Brenneman named Outstanding Alumnus of 2015

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 3:17pm
Tue, 04 Aug 2015*** After Andrew Brenneman graduated he made an effort to stay in contact with RITNTID Brenneman 86 88 accounting business management was the first deaf alumnus to serve on the RIT Board of Trustees He served on the NTID National Advisory Group and the Alumni Campaign Leadership Committee for NTID He was NTIDs Distinguished

Graduate masters art of oil business

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 3:17pm
Tue, 04 Aug 2015*** When Clancy Cottman was a student at RIT he made art from scratch through his photography Today he builds wealth from scratch in the oil and gas business Cottman 77 fine art photography has started four oil and gas companies from the ground up since he worked a summer in the early

Alumnus part of Pulitzer Prizewinning team

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 3:17pm
Tue, 04 Aug 2015*** When David Carson was a high school student in the Boston area he admired the work of Boston Globe and Pulitzer Prizewinning photographer Stan Grossfeld Thats why when the aspiring photojournalist looked for colleges his first choice was RIT I thought Stan Grossfeld went to RIT Its got to be a good

Grad makes career pulling off the impossible

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 3:17pm
Tue, 04 Aug 2015*** A few months before the iPad became available in 2010 Apple asked Time Inc to sign a confidentiality agreement so Time could have a prerelease iPad on which to develop a magazine app The CEO of Time Inc at the time said Do you think a building full of journalists could keep

Couple takes big step with tiny house

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 3:17pm
Tue, 04 Aug 2015*** Tim and Shannon Soine graduated from college bought a 1600squarefoot home got married and filled it with stuff But Shannon always thought about taking a nontraditional approach to the American dream First she suggested to Tim 07 13 telecommunications engineering technology MBA that they sell their threebedroom house and build a yurt

Alumnus recognized as rising star in print industry

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 3:17pm
Tue, 04 Aug 2015*** A quick glance at Nick Gawreluks 13 print media resume would probably lead you to believe hes a print industry veteran rather than a 23yearold just starting his career He has the education graduating with honors from RITs College of Imaging Arts and Sciences He has the experience working for five print

Risk pays off for graduates travel business

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 3:17pm
Tue, 04 Aug 2015*** Aiyana Mathews 02 printing management and technology has always had a penchant for travel Now its her business Mathews is the founder and CEO of GardnerMathews Travel Concierge which is based in her hometown of Atlanta She started her business in 2010 and has been able to stand out from the competition

Fun with puns turns into Bobs Burgers cookbook

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 3:17pm
Tue, 04 Aug 2015*** Mix together a love of puns a dash of culinary curiosity and some engineering knowhow and what do you get In the case of Cole Bowden 13 mechanical engineering you might just get your very own Bobs Burgers cookbook Bobs Burgers is an animated sitcom on Fox revolving around Bob Belcher and

Lifechanging research

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 3:17pm
Tue, 04 Aug 2015*** When Navy SEALs go out on a mission they wear blast gauges devices on their helmets and armor that provide information on the effect explosions could have on their bodies Athletes are using a similar technology that gives realtime data about possible concussions after sportsrelated head injuries David Borkholder 92 microelectronic engineering developed

Graduates part of growing Brooklyn company

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 3:17pm
Tue, 04 Aug 2015*** James Gunipero 11 mechanical engineering technology started at MakerBot Industries four years ago when the company had about 40 employees and was 2 years old Today more than 400 people work for MakerBot which makes desktop 3D printers and scanners and has three offices in Brooklyn Gunipero is one of a handful

Brooklyn tech companies turn to RIT talent

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 3:17pm
Tue, 04 Aug 2015*** Chris Petescia and his high school friend Mike Germano knew if their digital agency was going to be successful they had to work in the New York City area They found an affordable sublease in 2008 for their company Carrot Creative in a former manufacturing section of Brooklyn called Dumbo Down Under

From the archives George HW Bush addresses RIT Class of 1997

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 3:17pm
Tue, 04 Aug 2015*** On May 23 1997 RITs 112th commencement ceremony was highlighted by a visit from the 41st president of the United States George HW Bush The former president spoke before an overflow crowd of about 7000 whom he told to take risks to dream and not to fear failure Bush was awarded an

Regional alumni activities

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 3:17pm
Tue, 04 Aug 2015*** Bay Area On April 4 alumni parents and guests enjoyed an afternoon at the Bodega Del Sur Winery in Murphys Calif Thanks to RIT parents Victor and Evelyn ReyesUmana for hosting the group at their winery Boston On March 28 alumni and guests gathered at Tavern in the Square to watch the mens hockey

Tiger Talk with Sandra Johnson

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 3:17pm
Tue, 04 Aug 2015*** Sandra S Johnson began her position as RITs senior vice president for Student Affairs in July 2014 She oversees a 25 million annual budget 20 different offices and a staff of more than 200 people Student Affairs serves students in RITs nine colleges a diverse population of more than 15000 undergraduates

Expert advice How to be RIT for Life

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 3:17pm
Tue, 04 Aug 2015*** Kelly Redder led the RIT Office of Alumni Relations for nearly 14 years developing programs activities benefits and services for the universitys 114000 alumni worldwide The university recently appointed her assistant vice president RIT for Life and the director of the RIT Alumni House refocusing her responsibilities on the newest initiatives

Evidence of RITs rapid ascent

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 3:17pm
Tue, 04 Aug 2015*** RIT students are making their mark on our complex planetand beyondwith significant contributions across the globe from Senegal to Iceland Weve had a surge of recent major student accomplishments that I want to share with you Three RIT students won Fulbright fellowships for the 20152016 academic year The Fulbright program is the

Finding a new life Nextgeneration industrial robots donated by General Motors to RIT lab

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 3:17pm
Wed, 22 Jul 2015*** General Motors donated two heavyduty industrial robots to Rochester Institute of Technology to be installed in the Materials Laboratory located in RITs College of Applied Science Technology The Fanuc R2000iA210F robots are used in contemporary manufacturing processes and had been used in two of GMs plants to build its Chevy Cruze