Alumni in the news

Recent highlights of media coverage of RIT alumni

May 2018

  • Pair of men in their 80s graduate from RIT
    Democrat and Chronicle, May 11 (Link)
  • 83-year-young man graduates from RIT
    WROC-TV, May 11 (Link)
  • 80-year-old former RIT student finally earns his diploma
    Rochester Business Journal, May 11 (Link)
  • 81-year-old man set to graduate from RIT
    WROC-TV, May 11 (Link)
  • Machinist hired through cooperation with university for the deaf
    Gregory Sabol '18 (computer integrated machining technology) featured, U.S. Army, May 8 (Link)
  • Smart opioid dispenser aims to curb abuse
    Afton Heitzenrater ’10 (physician assistant) featured, WHAM-TV, May 4 (Link)
  • Pill dispenser that's set by timer may stop opioid addiction before it starts
    Afton Heitzenrater ’10 (physician assistant) featured, Democrat and Chronicle, May 4 (Link)
  • Kudithipudi, Seversky named tech women of the year
    Dhireesha Kudithipudi, professor and chair, graduate program in computer engineering, and Kristen Seversky ’09, ’11 (new media interactive development, communication and media technologies), Rochester Business Journal, May 3 (Link)

April 2018

  • Jack Garner's top picks for Rochester International Film Fest
    Maggie Miller '17 (animation) mentioned, Democrat and Chronicle, April 19 (Link)
  • Engineering society to honor eight standouts in field
    Martin Gordon, professor, manufacturing and mechanical engineering technology, and Lee Loomis ’75 (MBA) featured, Rochester Business Journal, April 13 (Link)

March 2018

  • Datto thrives by inspiring its people to do well
    Austin McChord '09 (bioinformatics) mentioned, Democrat and Chronicle, March 28 (Link)
  • Former FCC chief to speak at RIT graduation
    Rochester Business Journal, March 27 (Link)
  • Eastside Y exercisers who are deaf have a trainer who knows their language
    Janna Luksha '10, '13 (computer integrated machining technology, applied arts and sciences) featured , Democrat and Chronicle, March 5 (Link)
  • In West Virginia, the Politicians Fail, and the Teachers Rise
    Guest essay by Lauren Peace '17 (journalism) , The New York Times, March 3 (Link)
  • A look at 'Token'
    RIT Venture Creations graduate, interviewed, WROC-TV, February 20 (Link)

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