Alumni in the news

Recent highlights of media coverage of RIT alumni

January 2017

  • New Exhibition: Whose Streets, Our Streets! New York City: 1980-2000 Captures Two Decades of Political Protest in NYC
    Tamar Carroll, assistant professor of history, and Meg Handler '90 (professional photographic illustration) featured, Humble Arts Foundation, January 16 (Link)
  • Short Takes
    Colin Shepherd '15 (cinematography) featured on pages 18-19, American Cinematographer, January 9 (Link)
  • RIT's Jones to see his No. 33 head to rafters of Clark Gym
    Democrat and Chronicle, January 9 (Link)
  • RIT men's basketball legend Craig Jones to have jersey retired on Jan. 28
    WHEC-TV, January 5 (Link)
  • Lincoln-based Hero Lacrosse designs new product for beginners
    Andrew Szurley '90 (graphic design) featured, The Valley Breeze, January 4 (Link)

December 2016

  • SHORE TO SHORE: Photographer seeks to identify 1981 photo subjects
    Kathryn MacKay '82 (professional photographic illustration) featured, Finger Lakes Times, December 18 (Link)
  • RIT on TV: Marriage Proposal at Hockey Game
    Matt Frizzell '16 (electrical engineering technology) interviewed, WHAM-TV, December 14 (Link)
  • Food for Thought in Mentor finds its niche in catering world, turns 25
    Bonnie Matthew '83 (food service administration) featured, The News-Herald, December 13 (Link)
  • Pieces of the past sold at auction to help Camperland
    Eric Wilcox '10 (mechanical engineering) featured, The Meadville Tribune, December 12 (Link)
  • These Next Nine Minutes Will Be the Most Profitable of Your Week
    William Patalon '95 (MBA) featured, Money Morning, December 8 (Link)
  • Vaillancourt Folk Art
    Luke Vaillancourt '05, '06 (print media, cross disciplinary studies) featured, Charter TV3, December 6 (Link)
  • A Santa Workshop
    Luke Vaillancourt '05, '06 (print media, cross disciplinary studies) featured, WCBV-TV, December 6 (Link)
  • Furniture maker stresses looks, comfort, environment
    Seth Eshelman '06 (industrial design) and Anne Sherman '06 (interior design) featured, Democrat and Chronicle, December 2 (Link)

November 2016

  • 10 Entrepreneurs to Follow in 2017
    Renato Libric '02 (hotel and resort management) featured, The Huffington Post, November 30 (Link)
  • From The Basement To $1 Billion: Connecticut Man Turns Startup Into State's First 'Unicorn'
    Austin McChord '09 (bioinformatics) featured, Hartford Courant, November 30 (Link)
  • FedEx Focuses on Boxes, Marks Cyber Monday Peak
    David Nelson '85 (packaging science) quoted, Transport Topics, November 29 (Link)
  • Makerspace at Lyme-Old Lyme High School inspires future engineers
    Sal Fava '16 (mechanical engineering) quoted , The Day, November 27 (Link)
  • Croatia To Silicon Valley: How Success Found Bouxtie In The Bay Area
    Renato Libric '02 (hotel and resort management) featured, Forbes.com, November 22 (Link)
  • Overcoming The Wounds Of Genocide In Rwanda Through Education And Technology
    Alphonsine Imaniraguha '08 (telecommunications engineering technology) featured, The Huffington Post, November 18 (Link)
  • Media group in Myanmar taps RIT talent
    Rochester Business Journal, November 18 (Link)
  • Troy artist shares skills with young, old at Comic Jam
    Ira Marcks '03 (new media design and imaging) featured, The Record, November 14 (Link)
  • Kener E. Bond Jr., artist and former RIT professor, dies
    Democrat and Chronicle, November 14 (Link)
  • Childhood dreams turned into solid careers
    Lomax Campbell '08, '09 (new media marketing, MBA) featured, Rochester Business Journal, November 11 (Link)
  • Honoring veterans who call Christian City home
    Harry Davis '42 (imaging science) featured, The Citizen, November 8 (Link)
  • What Does Life With Quadruplets Look Like?
    Jackie Molloy '16 (professional photographic illustration) featured, The New York Times, November 8 (Link)
  • RIT exhibit to feature Bernie Boston's images of 5 presidents
    Rochester Business Journal, November 3 (Link)
  • O'Neill combines negotiation and technical skills for collaborative success at SpaceX
    Kursten O'Neill '11 (mechanical engineering) featured, Woman Engineer, November 1 (Link)
  • 'Chief' hits the road: Waterloo's top cop retires
    Doyle Marquart '79 (criminal justice) featured, Finger Lakes Times, October 31 (Link)