Alumni in the news

Recent highlights of media coverage of RIT alumni

July 2016

  • City of Canandaigua picks new police chief
    Stephen Hedworth '94 (criminal justice) featured, WHEC-TV, July 28 (Link)
  • Latino to Watch: Orlando Ortiz
    Orlando Ortiz '04, '08 (manufacturing engineering technology, business administration) featured, La Voz, July 27 (Link)
  • RIT builds bridges with Silicon Valley
    Democrat and Chronicle, July 18 (Link)
  • RIT group headed for Silicon Valley
    Democrat and Chronicle, July 15 (Link)
  • Daniel A. Norselli named president of D&C Digital
    Daniel Norselli '12 (MBA) featured, Democrat and Chronicle, July 14 (Link)
  • Monarch CEO receives NCCCP's Lifetime Career Leadership Award
    Peggy Terhune '84 (business administration) featured, The Stanly News and Press, July 13 (Link)
  • Sugar gets treated like it's a four-letter word
    Kristine Reed '15 (nutrition management) quoted, Democrat and Chronicle, July 12 (Link)
  • Knighthawks re-sign RIT alum Brad Gillies
    Democrat and Chronicle, July 11 (Link)
  • Zach Miller's running path: From Pikes Peak to Europe
    Zach Miller '12 (mechanical engineering) featured, Colorado Springs Independent, July 6 (Link)
  • Why Tech Support Is (Purposely) Unbearable
    John Valenti '12 (imaging arts) quoted, The New York Times, July 3 (Link)

June 2016

  • The Nuni Toaster Aims to Bring Tech to Tortillas
    Elliot Benitez '08 (marketing) featured, Chicago Inno, June 30 (Link)
  • Watercraft-making company makes splash in Rancho Cordova
    Jordan Darling '15 (mechanical engineering technology), RIT Tiger Tank winner, featured, KCRA-TV, June 29 (Link)
  • Reading machine helps those with low vision: Nisswa man's creation gives gift of reading again
    Ron Reph '61 (printing) featured, Echo Journal, June 29 (Link)
  • Rescue your wet phone with Redux
    Reuben Zielinski '85, '96 (electrical engineering, MBA) featured, The Walton Tribune, June 29 (Link)
  • You already may have some good nutrition habits
    Kristine Reed '15 (nutrition management) featured, Democrat and Chronicle, June 27 (Link)
  • No more failed deliveries! Smartbox provides ATM-like terminals for online shoppers to withdraw parcels
    Amit Sawhney '98 (graphic communications) featured, Your Story, June 27 (Link)
  • Woman to Watch: Entrepreneur Myneco Ramirez
    Myneco Ramirez '09 (information technology) featured, Democrat and Chronicle, June 20 (Link)
  • Hot Jobs: Electronics engineer
    Scott Grodevant '90 (electrical engineering) featured, Democrat and Chronicle, June 6 (Link)
  • Pedaling for a cause: Livonia grad tackling 14-state trek in name of developmental disability awareness
    Joe Sciandra '16 (manufacturing engineering technology) featured, The Livingston County News, June 1 (Link)
  • Roc Brewing grows up...kinda
    Chris Spinelli '08, '09 (economics, MBA) featured and Jon Mervine '07 (economics) mentioned, Democrat and Chronicle, June 1 (Link)

May 2016

  • David Arkin: Exploring the alternative with the RIT graduate photographer
    Intern, May 29 (Link)
  • Esquire's 18 Best Bars in America
    Chuck Cerankosky '03 (industrial design) featured, Esquire, May 26 (Link)
  • RIT graduates told not to fear future and face challenges
    Democrat and Chronicle, May 20 (Link)
  • Signing their way to fluency
    Jordan Collins '13 (ASL-English interpretation) featured, Estacada News, May 19 (Link)
  • Artist spotlight: Ellen Silberlicht
    Ellen Silberlicht '80 (ceramics and ceramic sculpture) featured, Examiner.com, May 15 (Link)
  • 3M is now selling StrongArm Technologies products
    Sean Petterson '13 (industrial design) quoted, Democrat and Chronicle, May 13 (Link)
  • It's The Last Goodbye
    Garry Kaulitz '64 (art and design) featured, Anchorage Press, May 12 (Link)
  • Two Andrews and an Algorithm Aim to Accelerate Drug Discovery
    Andrew Radin '96, '01 (computer science) featured, IEEE Spectrum, May 6 (Link)
  • 'Ustad Amjad Ali Khan chided me for moving his furniture around'
    Viren Desai '85 (professional photographic illustration) featured, Hindustan Times, May 6 (Link)
  • Playing outside the box
    Charles Lindner '04 (packaging science) featured, City Newspaper, May 4 (Link)
  • Datto dives in cloud storage market for small business
    Austin McChord '09 (bioinformatics) featured, Democrat and Chronicle, May 3 (Link)
  • United Way Youth Club Meets with Rochester's Most Influential Leaders
    Alex Tong '99 (graphic design) quoted, Time Warner Cable News, April 26 (Link)