Alumni in the news

Recent highlights of media coverage of RIT alumni

August 2016

  • Exhibit of Prints, Drawings, and Artist's Books by Minneapolis Artist Jody Williams Opens in November
    Jody Williams '83 (printmaking) featured, Fine Books , August 22 (Link)
  • Endurance Athletes Turning To Pickle Juice To Fight Cramps
    Filip Keuppens '99 (hotel and resort management) quoted, Forbes.com, August 18 (Link)
  • Beachwood Holocaust survivor meets for first time relatives he never knew he had
    Michael Blain '57 (printing) featured, Cleveland.com, August 18 (Link)
  • White House photo exhibit coming
    Michael Geissinger '64 (professional photographic illustration) featured, The Citizen, August 17 (Link)
  • BOONLE: Company pairing graphic design students, small businesses ready for fall semester
    Antonio Calabrese '07 (management) featured, The Daily News, August 16 (Link)
  • Rochester's Solarize Program Heats Up
    Susan Spencer '10, '14 (microsystems) featured, WXXI.org, August 9 (Link)
  • Woman to Watch: Jillian Ference
    Jillian Ference '08, '15 (professional photographic illustration, communication and media technologies) featured, Democrat and Chronicle, August 8 (Link)
  • Small business spotlight: Dunn and Rice, a graphic design firm
    Clay Girouard '90 (graphic design) featured, Democrat and Chronicle, August 7 (Link)
  • The Designer's Own Gardens
    Craig Socia '86 (newspaper operations management) featured, The East Hampton Star, August 4 (Link)
  • 'Science' Artist Wins Medical Illustrators Award
    Chris Bickel '04 (medical illustration) featured, AAAS, August 4 (Link)
  • RIT grad lands dream job - designing Disney rides
    The Suffolk Times, August 4 (Link)
  • Designers to Watch
    Veronica Lin '16 (industrial design), Tristan Cannan '16 (industrial design), Koby Trout '16 (industrial design) and Brendan Babiarz '16 (industrial design) featured, Interiors and Sources, August 1 (Link)

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)
  • David Arkin: Exploring the alternative with the RIT graduate photographer
    Intern, May 29 (Link)