Alumni in the news

Recent highlights of media coverage of RIT alumni

June 2016

  • Reading machine helps those with low vision: Nisswa man's creation gives gift of reading again
    Ron Reph '61 (printing) featured, Echo Journal, June 29 (Link)
  • Rescue your wet phone with Redux
    Reuben Zielinski '85, '96 (electrical engineering, MBA) featured, The Walton Tribune, June 29 (Link)
  • You already may have some good nutrition habits
    Kristine Reed '15 (nutrition management) featured, Democrat and Chronicle, June 27 (Link)
  • No more failed deliveries! Smartbox provides ATM-like terminals for online shoppers to withdraw parcels
    Amit Sawhney '98 (graphic communications) featured, Your Story, June 27 (Link)
  • Woman to Watch: Entrepreneur Myneco Ramirez
    Myneco Ramirez '09 (information technology) featured, Democrat and Chronicle, June 20 (Link)
  • Hot Jobs: Electronics engineer
    Scott Grodevant '90 (electrical engineering) featured, Democrat and Chronicle, June 6 (Link)
  • Pedaling for a cause: Livonia grad tackling 14-state trek in name of developmental disability awareness
    Joe Sciandra '16 (manufacturing engineering technology) featured, The Livingston County News, June 1 (Link)
  • Roc Brewing grows up...kinda
    Chris Spinelli '08, '09 (economics, MBA) featured and Jon Mervine '07 (economics) mentioned, Democrat and Chronicle, June 1 (Link)

May 2016

  • David Arkin: Exploring the alternative with the RIT graduate photographer
    Intern, May 29 (Link)
  • Esquire's 18 Best Bars in America
    Chuck Cerankosky '03 (industrial design) featured, Esquire, May 26 (Link)
  • RIT graduates told not to fear future and face challenges
    Democrat and Chronicle, May 20 (Link)
  • Signing their way to fluency
    Jordan Collins '13 (ASL-English interpretation) featured, Estacada News, May 19 (Link)
  • Artist spotlight: Ellen Silberlicht
    Ellen Silberlicht '80 (ceramics and ceramic sculpture) featured,, May 15 (Link)
  • 3M is now selling StrongArm Technologies products
    Sean Petterson '13 (industrial design) quoted, Democrat and Chronicle, May 13 (Link)
  • It's The Last Goodbye
    Garry Kaulitz '64 (art and design) featured, Anchorage Press, May 12 (Link)
  • Two Andrews and an Algorithm Aim to Accelerate Drug Discovery
    Andrew Radin '96, '01 (computer science) featured, IEEE Spectrum, May 6 (Link)
  • 'Ustad Amjad Ali Khan chided me for moving his furniture around'
    Viren Desai '85 (professional photographic illustration) featured, Hindustan Times, May 6 (Link)
  • Playing outside the box
    Charles Lindner '04 (packaging science) featured, City Newspaper, May 4 (Link)
  • Datto dives in cloud storage market for small business
    Austin McChord '09 (bioinformatics) featured, Democrat and Chronicle, May 3 (Link)

April 2016

  • United Way Youth Club Meets with Rochester's Most Influential Leaders
    Alex Tong '99 (graphic design) quoted, Time Warner Cable News, April 26 (Link)
  • Tubman decision is a win for women and upstate New York
    Jeanne Giovannini '85 (electrical engineering) featured, The Buffalo News, April 26 (Link)
  • Millennials find way to top ranks of businesses
    Austin McChord '09 (bioinformatics) featured, CT Post, April 24 (Link)
  • Chamber president reflects on career
    Lou Santoni '71 (business administration) featured, Press & Sun-Bulletin, April 23 (Link)
  • Financial planning for millennials is more hands-on
    Christopher Adams '06 (international business) quoted, Rochester Business Journal, April 22 (Link)
  • Marine Corps taught Herb Dwyer: Leadership is about empowering and inspiring people
    Herb Dwyer '05 (graphic communications) featured,, April 22 (Link)
  • Challenging high-tech camps offer the future to every Bay Area resident
    Dan Brockwell '15 (game design and development) quoted, The Mercury News, April 22 (Link)
  • Has Start-Up NY program worked?
    Greg Westbrook '81 (civil engineering technology) quoted; ClearCove, a Venture Creations graduate, featured; Center for Urban Entrepreneurship mentioned, Democrat and Chronicle, April 15 (Link)
  • High school fencers enjoy novelty of their sport
    Daniel Brown '04 (telecom engineering technology) featured, The Greenville News, April 14 (Link)
  • RocRoots: Irondequoit kid's mowing now family business
    Jeff Riesenberger '91 (management) featured, Democrat and Chronicle, April 13 (Link)
  • Henrietta professor's short film 'Long John' wins awards
    Joseph Bellavia '01, '15 (film and animation), producer/director, RIT Production Services, featured, Henrietta Post, April 12 (Link)
  • Woburn resident receives Rochester Institute of Technology Distinguished Alumni Award
    Barbara (BJ) Wood '75 (social work) featured, Woburn Advocate, April 12 (Link)
  • Skaneateles photographer uses drone to capture students' imaginations, aerial landscapes
    Matt Champlin '02 (information technology) featured, The Citizen, April 7 (Link)
  • Daniel Acker: Documenting The US Presidential Campaign with Instagram
    Daniel Acker '00 (professional photographic illustration) featured, The Phoblographer, March 28 (Link)

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