Alumni in the news

Recent highlights of media coverage of RIT alumni

October 2016

  • RIT on TV: Alumnus Creates Halloween Video Game
    WROC-TV, October 24 (Link)
  • Al Sigl Community to host WalkAbout fundraiser
    Randy Havens '10 (computer engineering technology) featured, Henrietta Post, October 20 (Link)
  • Napier to receive top RIT honor
    Rochester Business Journal, October 11 (Link)
  • Catching up with Mariana Pinheiro
    Mariana Pinheiro '16 (industrial design) featured, Democrat and Chronicle, October 8 (Link)
  • Shooting Food Photography That's Fresh, Unexpected and Beautiful
    Ted Cavanaugh '11 (professional photographic illustration) featured, Rangefinder, October 6 (Link)
  • Minimalist Furniture by Bowen Liu
    Bowen Liu '16 (woodworking and furniture design) featured, Design Milk, October 6 (Link)
  • The Fine Art of Blowing Up Art: Evelyn Rosenberg's Explosive Sculptures
    Evelyn Rosenberg '70 (art and design) featured, New America Media, October 4 (Link)
  • More Fire Glass expands
    Elizabeth Lyons '89 (visual arts - art education) and Rebecca Arday '08 (glass) featured, Democrat and Chronicle, October 3 (Link)

September 2016

  • RIT on TV: Fall Career Fair
    WROC-TV, September 28 (Link)
  • RIT holds annual fall career fair
    Rochester Business Journal, September 28 (Link)
  • Clausen: Millennials seek greater role in area's future
    Erin Burd, director of Alumni Relations, quoted, Democrat and Chronicle, September 23 (Link)
  • OP grad gets her first book published
    Suzanne Capper '03 (illustration) featured, Orchard Park Bee, September 22 (Link)
  • Hot Jobs: Physician assistants are in demand
    Vivian Nguyen '15 (physician assistant) featured, Democrat and Chronicle, September 17 (Link)
  • Rochester woman uses circuit boards to make jewelry
    Amanda Preske '09 (chemistry) featured, Democrat and Chronicle, September 15 (Link)
  • Balladeer Jeremiah Craig coming home to Geneseo
    Jeremiah Mothersell '10 (advertising and public relations) featured, The Livingston County News, September 7 (Link)
  • Microsoft Wants Autistic Coders. Can It Find Them And Keep Them?
    Blake Adickman '12 (information technology) featured, Fast Company, September 6 (Link)
  • Woman to Watch: Mia Hodgins
    Mia Hodgins '11 (professional studies) featured, Democrat and Chronicle, September 5 (Link)

August 2016

  • Local artist's Drooz and Company coming to Skaneateles as a 21st century general store
    Shelly Kennedy Strang '92 (business administration) featured, The Citizen, August 29 (Link)
  • Dominick's court: New restaurant opens in Fingerlakes Mall
    Eric Sidor '03 (telecommunications engineering technology) featured, The Citizen, August 28 (Link)
  • A celebrated pastry chef turns to painting
    Gale Gand '81 (metalcrafts and jewelry) featured, Crain’s Chicago Business, August 25 (Link)
  • Mural to depict Lyons' relationship with canal
    Erica Swenson '04 (illustration) featured, Wayne Post, August 25 (Link)
  • Exhibit of Prints, Drawings, and Artist's Books by Minneapolis Artist Jody Williams Opens in November
    Jody Williams '83 (printmaking) featured, Fine Books , August 22 (Link)
  • Endurance Athletes Turning To Pickle Juice To Fight Cramps
    Filip Keuppens '99 (hotel and resort management) quoted,, August 18 (Link)
  • Beachwood Holocaust survivor meets for first time relatives he never knew he had
    Michael Blain '57 (printing) featured,, August 18 (Link)
  • White House photo exhibit coming
    Michael Geissinger '64 (professional photographic illustration) featured, The Citizen, August 17 (Link)
  • BOONLE: Company pairing graphic design students, small businesses ready for fall semester
    Antonio Calabrese '07 (management) featured, The Daily News, August 16 (Link)
  • Rochester's Solarize Program Heats Up
    Susan Spencer '10, '14 (microsystems) featured,, August 9 (Link)
  • Woman to Watch: Jillian Ference
    Jillian Ference '08, '15 (professional photographic illustration, communication and media technologies) featured, Democrat and Chronicle, August 8 (Link)
  • Small business spotlight: Dunn and Rice, a graphic design firm
    Clay Girouard '90 (graphic design) featured, Democrat and Chronicle, August 7 (Link)
  • The Designer's Own Gardens
    Craig Socia '86 (newspaper operations management) featured, The East Hampton Star, August 4 (Link)
  • 'Science' Artist Wins Medical Illustrators Award
    Chris Bickel '04 (medical illustration) featured, AAAS, August 4 (Link)
  • RIT grad lands dream job - designing Disney rides
    The Suffolk Times, August 4 (Link)
  • Designers to Watch
    Veronica Lin '16 (industrial design), Tristan Cannan '16 (industrial design), Koby Trout '16 (industrial design) and Brendan Babiarz '16 (industrial design) featured, Interiors and Sources, August 1 (Link)
  • City of Canandaigua picks new police chief
    Stephen Hedworth '94 (criminal justice) featured, WHEC-TV, July 28 (Link)

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