Alumni in the news

Recent highlights of media coverage of RIT alumni

October 2015

  • NWHL: Interview with Celeste Brown of the New York Riveters
    Former hockey captain Celeste Brown '15 (sociology and anthropology) featured, Blueshirt Banter, October 8 (Link)
  • NWHL: About the New York Riveters
    Former hockey captain Celeste Brown '15 (sociology and anthropology) featured, Sporting News, October 8 (Link)
  • Great Falls' Brown plays for new women's hockey league
    Former hockey player Celeste Brown '15 (sociology and anthropology) featured, Great Falls Tribune, October 7 (Link)
  • With MGM line gone, Josh Mitchell looks to lead RIT hockey
    Josh Mitchell and other men's hockey players featured, Along The Boards, October 7 (Link)
  • Maker of "rugged" LED lights expands in Colonie
    Jason Baright '10 (computer engineering technology) featured, Times Union, October 7 (Link)
  • When a Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photographer is Asked for Free Photos...
    David Carson '94 (professional photographic illustration) featured, PetaPixel, October 6 (Link)
  • SIA RISE Profile: Brian Matthews of Feenics Inc.
    Brian Matthews '03 (management information systems) featured, SIA Update, October 2 (Link)
  • LabTV: Curious about Microscopy
    Jordan Myers '10 (molecular bioscience and biotechnology) featured, National Institutes of Health, October 1 (Link)
  • RIT women's hockey team hopes to take another step
    Democrat and Chronicle, October 1 (Link)
  • An Amerks preseason game to forget
    Former hockey player Matt Garbowsky '15 (business management) featured, Democrat and Chronicle, October 1 (Link)
  • Three added to Americans roster
    Former hockey player Mike Colavecchia '14 (business management) featured,, October 1 (Link)

September 2015

  • Garbowsky excited for return to RIT's Polisseni center
    Democrat and Chronicle, September 30 (Link)
  • Knighthawks beef up defense in NLL draft
    Former lacrosse players Brad Gillies '15 (biomedical sciences) and Derek Searle featured, Democrat and Chronicle, September 29 (Link)
  • Oakville's Gillies goes ninth overall to Rochester in NLL draft
    Former lacrosse player Brad Gillies '15 (biomedical sciences) featured,, September 29 (Link)
  • Rock select five at NLL Draft
    Former lacrosse player Kyle Aquin '14 (business administration) featured, TSN, September 29 (Link)
  • Atossa 3D printed high heels by Behrad Ghodsi bring comfort to consumer shoe market
    Behrad Ghodsi '14 (industrial design) featured,, September 28 (Link)
  • 2015-16 Atlantic Hockey season preview: Griffins look golden
    RIT hockey players Josh Mitchell, Alexander Kuqali, Brady Norrish, and grads Matt Garbowsky '15 (business management) and Brad McGowan '15 (business management) featured, Along The Boards, September 24 (Link)
  • Craft Breweries Multiply in the Finger Lakes
    Garry Sperrick '89 (mechanical engineering) featured, The New York Times, September 24 (Link)
  • MAN ON A MISSION: Genevan goes above and beyond in volunteer efforts
    Todd Taylor '81 (computer science and electrical engineering) featured, Finger Lakes Times, September 21 (Link)
  • 'Parodied viral superstar' ensures deaf community heard
    Lydia Callis '10 (American Sign Language-English Interpretation) featured,, September 21 (Link)
  • Hot Jobs: Art director James Bogue uses creative power
    James Bogue '96 (biomedical photographic communication) featured, Democrat and Chronicle, September 19 (Link)
  • Business leaders in the news
    Kellie Becker '00 (business administration accounting) featured, Detroit Free Press, September 19 (Link)
  • A primer to every NCAA Division I women's hockey program
    Women's hockey players Jess Paton, Taylor Thurston and Mackenzie Stone, and Ali Binnington '15 (finance) featured, Along The Boards, September 18 (Link)
  • Atlantic Hockey 2015-16 preseason all-star, all-rookie teams
    RIT hockey players Josh Mitchell, Alexander Kuqali, Brady Norrish, Mike Rotolo and Liam Kerins, and former player Matt Garbowsky '15 (business management) featured, Along The Boards, September 17 (Link)
  • UW-L gallery opens with 'Androgyny' exhibit
    Lois Bielefeld '02 (professional photographic illustration) featured, Lacrosse Tribune, September 17 (Link)
  • BUSINESS OF THE WEEK: Clingerman Taxidermy preserves the adventure
    Randy Stewart '84 (business administration) featured, Finger Lakes Times, September 17 (Link)
  • Ruppert and Schiano exhibits to open at Academy Art Museum
    John Ruppert '83 (metal crafts and jewelry) featured, The Star Democrat, September 17 (Link)
  • New Vocabulary Building App from Dig-It! Games Offers Back to School Refresher
    Natasha Martinez '15 (game design and development) featured, Virtual Strategy Magazine, September 15 (Link)
  • Rutgers scientist with autism uses experience in lab
    Jason Lunden '03 (molecular bioscience & biotechnology) featured, MyCentralJersey, September 14 (Link)
  • How much do local college students make a decade later?
    RIT featured , Democrat and Chronicle, September 14 (Link)
  • Apple ramps up its cybersecurity game
    William "Caleb" Barlow '95, '99 (electrical engineering, manufacturing management and leadership), quoted,, September 11 (Link)
  • Oatka Sculpture Garden
    Andriana Slutzky '81 (visual arts) and Jack Slutzky, former faculty member, featured,, September 10 (Link)
  • Ways to improve Rochester shared at Fisher event
    Cassidy Putney, senior public policy major, and Benjamin Woelk '11 (interdisciplinary studies) featured, Democrat and Chronicle, September 10 (Link)
  • Sept. 11 loss fuels Buffalo native's advocacy work
    Charles G. Wolf '78 (new media marketing) featured, The Buffalo News, September 10 (Link)
  • Chuck Miller Takes It to the Street: An Installation Worth Staying Up For
    Chuck Miller '13 (computer graphics) featured, Arthouse Press, September 9 (Link)
  • An Ultrarunning Wonder Makes the Case for Training on Cruise Ships
    Zach Miller '12 (mechanical engineering) featured, Outside, September 9 (Link)
  • Rochester man wins RocRoots photo contest
    David Ledyard '95 (interactive multimedia development) featured, Democrat and Chronicle, September 9 (Link)
  • Scientist with Autism Uses Own Experience to Investigate the Disorder in the Lab
    Jason Lunden '03 (molecular bioscience and biotechnology) featured, ScienceBlog, September 8 (Link)
  • How Datto's Austin McChord Brings IT Systems Back From the Brink of Destruction
    Austin McChord '09 (bioinformatics) featured, Entrepreneur, September 7 (Link)
  • Perfecting the craft: Jeweler has big plans for small business
    Siobhan Byron '03 (fine arts studio) featured, The Record, September 1 (Link)

August 2015

  • AgroStar: Agri inputs directly to farmers
    Shardul Sheth '03 (MBA) featured, Business Standard, August 31 (Link)
  • Meet civil engineering consultant Kurt Rappazzo
    Kurt Rappazzo '06 (civil engineering technology) featured, Democrat and Chronicle, August 29 (Link)
  • 'Gentleman Jim' Lonborg Pitches In Old Time Baseball Game
    Skip Flanagan '14 (psychology) mentioned, CBS, August 28 (Link)
  • Then and Now
    Liz Roll '86 (professional photographic illustration) featured, The Weather Channel, August 27 (Link)
  • Players excited for cracks in Oldtime Baseball Game
    Gerry Buckley, president, NTID, quoted; Skip Flanagan '14 (psychology) mentioned, Boston Herald, August 26 (Link)
  • Framingham's Skip Flanagan to Face Off Against Red Sox Hall of Famer Jim Lonborg
    Skip Flanagan '14 (psychology) featured, Boston Magazine, August 26 (Link)
  • In a glorious throwback, Jim Lonborg will take the mound again
    Skip Flanagan '14 (psychology) mentioned, The Boston Globe, August 26 (Link)
  • 'Professor Aldi' finds creativity in engineering
    Rob Aldi '10, '13 (mechanical engineering technology, manufacturing and mechanical systems integration) featured, Democrat and Chronicle, August 21 (Link)
  • This Is How You Make an All-Deaf Music Video
    Adrean Mangiardi '06 (film and animation) quoted; Sean Forbes '08 (multidisciplinary studies), Jason Listman '07, '09 (psychology, secondary education of students who are deaf or hard of hearing), assistant professor, and Amber Zion '04 (graphic design) mentioned, The Daily Beast, August 20 (Link)
  • In Kosovo, a Thirst for Progress, and Beer, Too
    Alex Butler '11 (MBA) and Etida Zeka '09, '10 (applied arts and sciences, MBA) quoted, The New York Times, August 20 (Link)
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