Alumni in the news

Recent highlights of media coverage of RIT alumni

May 2017

  • The art of communication
    Rea Rossi '09 (metalcrafts and jewelry design) featured, The Philadelphia Inquirer, May 18 (Link)
  • RIT on TV: Grad defines strength in face of adversity
    Amie Sankoh '17 (biochemistry) featured, WROC-TV, May 18 (Link)
  • How sign language interpreter Holly Maniatty keeps music accessible
    Holly Maniatty '00 (ASL-English interpretation) featured, CBC, May 18 (Link)
  • Power Pioneers: Meet 6 Women Powering the Energy Industry's History and Future
    Sarah Spath '13 (mechanical engineering) featured, Exelon, May 15 (Link)
  • One on one: Luke Vaillancourt: vice president, Vaillancourt Folk Art
    Luke Vaillancourt '05, '06 (print media, cross disciplinary studies) featured, The Telegram, May 14 (Link)
  • World War II vet wonders why he survived war's horrors
    Bernard Amos '49 (mechanical engineering) featured, The Buffalo News, May 14 (Link)
  • Fast Start: Entrepreneur taps fresh ideas, energy of youth
    Antonio Calabrese '07 (management) featured, Rochester Business Journal, May 12 (Link)
  • Digital games by RIT students and graduates take top awards in Game Dev Challenge
    Democrat and Chronicle, May 8 (Link)
  • Talking rail cybersecurity with G&W's Jacob Stocker
    Jacob Stoker '16 (information security and forensics) featured, Progressive Railroading, May 3 (Link)
  • Formula Hybrid races highlight technical car designs and future job prospects
    Maura Chmielowiec '16 (mechanical engineering) quoted, Concord Monitor, May 2 (Link)

April 2017

  • Imagine RIT festival celebrates 10 years
    Democrat and Chronicle, April 27 (Link)
  • WNY sports performance coach breaks down Bills, Sabres woes
    Greg Liberto '90 (imaging and photographic technology) featured, The Buffalo News, April 21 (Link)
  • How one of YouTube's early developers went on to launch his own startup
    Chris Zacharias '04 (new media interactive development) featured, New York Business Journal, April 11 (Link)
  • Hot Jobs: Water-quality chemist talks about his work
    John Maier '95 (chemistry) featured, Democrat and Chronicle, April 10 (Link)
  • Rochester's Optic Sky had a heavy hand in She Sheds April Fools' Day prank
    Aaron Gordon '13 (film and animation) featured, Democrat and Chronicle, April 7 (Link)
  • 15 top executives explain how they climbed the ladder
    Justin Copie '07 (information technology) featured,, April 3 (Link)
  • Meet Steven Morse, CPA, CGMA
    Steven Morse '86 (business administration-accounting) featured, Journal of Accountancy, April 1 (Link)

March 2017

  • 'Fiber on Fire' exhibit opens
    Ellen Silberlicht '80 (ceramics and ceramic sculpture) featured, Wayne Independent, March 27 (Link)
  • Animator from West Chicago gives Disney's 'Beauty' a visual effects boost
    Matthew Doll '05 (film and animation) featured, Daily Herald, March 14 (Link)
  • Facebook policy head calls for tech to fight against extremism at SXSW
    Olivia Hauck '16 (advertising and public relations) quoted, International Business Times, March 13 (Link)
  • Worker profile: Executive chef at New Oberpfalz Brewing
    Justin Cunningham '16 (hospitality and tourism management) featured, NWI Times, March 12 (Link)
  • Facebook policy chief: social media must step up fight against extremism
    Olivia Hauck '16 (advertising and public relations) quoted, The Guardian, March 12 (Link)
  • A woman's pioneering exoskeleton technology could allow paralyzed people to move again
    Sam Huynh '12 (mechanical engineering) featured and Taylor Hattori '12 (mechanical engineering) mentioned, Quartz, March 7 (Link)
  • First-generation college grad inspired by her family
    Natosha McDonald '08 (MBA), senior human resrouces manager, featured, Democrat and Chronicle, March 5 (Link)
  • RIT on TV: Alumni Pitch Business on 'Shark Tank'
    WHAM-TV, February 24 (Link)

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