Alumni in the news

Recent highlights of media coverage of RIT alumni

April 2017

  • 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)

February 2017

  • RIT on TV: Alumni Pitch Business on 'Shark Tank'
    WHAM-TV, February 24 (Link)
  • RIT grads strike deal on Shark Tank with Elephant Pants
    Democrat and Chronicle, February 24 (Link)
  • Schenectady native scores big on Shark Tank
    James Brooks '09 (international business) featured, The Daily Gazette, February 24 (Link)
  • 50 Inspirational Entrepreneurs to Watch in 2017
    Renato Libric '02 (hotel and resort management) mentioned, Entrepreneur, February 21 (Link)
  • Elephant Pants land 2 RIT alumni on ABC's 'Shark Tank'
    Democrat and Chronicle, February 20 (Link)
  • Saunders College alumni slated for 'Shark Tank'
    Rochester Business Journal, February 16 (Link)
  • McQuaid hockey coach Al Vyverberg prepares to skate into sunset
    Al Vyverberg '76 (criminal justice) featured, Democrat and Chronicle, February 14 (Link)
  • Getz educates and advocates at UTC
    Shelli Getz '13, '15 (management, MBA) featured (page 20), Careers and the disABLED, February 13 (Link)
  • Art Review: 'Far from Away,' Solo Exhibit by Stephan Schaub, Governor's Gallery
    Stephen Schaub '96 (professional photographic illustration) featured, Seven Days, February 8 (Link)
  • Super Bowl 2017: Watch RIT grad sign the national anthem on stage with Luke Bryan
    New York Upstate, February 6 (Link)
  • RIT on TV: 'The Hub' Designer
    Brian Madden '11 (industrial design) featured, Naturally, Danny Seo, February 5 (Link)
  • RIT grad signs national anthem at Super Bowl
    Democrat and Chronicle, February 5 (Link)
  • Designing spaces that work well, feel good
    Jacqueline Driscoll '08 (interior design) featured, Rochester Business Journal, February 3 (Link)
  • Flames of an ancient artistic tradition
    Leah Shenandoah '10 (metal crafts and jewelry) featured, Press-Republican, February 2 (Link)
  • Warwick man has keen eye for photography
    Charles Zuretti '75 (professional phootgraphy) featured, New Jersey Herald, February 2 (Link)
  • From consultant to enterprise network engineer: How to make the switch
    Sneha Puri '13 (telecommunication engineering technology) featured, Tech Target, February 1 (Link)
  • Ontario County Sheriff Povero receives top law enforcement award
    Philip Povero '77 (criminal justice) featured, Finger Lakes Times, January 31 (Link)