Alumni in the news

Recent highlights of media coverage of RIT alumni

June 2018

  • The First Five Years: Early Creative Career Mistakes, and How to Avoid Them
    Guest essay by Mitch Goldstein, assistant professor, School of Design, and illustrated by Julie Campbell '17 (graphic design), 99U, June 12 (Link)
  • How She Got There: Katie Linendoll, TV Personality & Consumer Tech Expert
    Katie Linendoll '05 ( information technology) featured, Her Campus, June 11 (Link)
  • Employee Channel ramps up in ROC
    Mark Oney '81 (electrical engineering) featured, WROC-TV, June 6 (Link)
  • Attention Nonprofits: If You Want to Avoid “The Squeeze,” Here’s the One Strategy That Can Help
    Eugene Fram, professor emeritus, Saunders College of Business, interviewed by William Patalon III '95 (MBA), Nonprofit Management, June 4 (Link)

May 2018

  • SBC headliner event brings Datto founder back to Rochester
    Austin McChord '09 (bioinformatics) featured, Rochester Business Journal, May 18 (Link)
  • 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)
  • Datto thrives by inspiring its people to do well
    Austin McChord '09 (bioinformatics) mentioned, Democrat and Chronicle, March 28 (Link)