Alumni in the news

Recent highlights of media coverage of RIT alumni

December 2016

  • 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,, 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)

October 2016

  • 'Chief' hits the road: Waterloo's top cop retires
    Doyle Marquart '79 (criminal justice) featured, Finger Lakes Times, October 31 (Link)
  • A Behind the Scenes Look at the Harry Potter Themed Festival, Wizarding Weekend
    Peter St. John '09 (industrial design) featured, Core77, October 26 (Link)
  • Creating Opportunities For Deaf Employees
    Guest essay by Lydia Callis '10 (American Sign Language and interpreting education), The Huffington Post, October 26 (Link)
  • Megan Burgess: 'It Drives Me To Work Harder'
    Megan Burgess '13, '14 (fine arts studio and visual arts-all grades) featured, Bernews, October 24 (Link)
  • RIT on TV: Alumnus Creates Halloween Video Game
    WROC-TV, October 24 (Link)
  • Al Sigl Community to host WalkAbout fundraiser
    Randy Havens '10 (computer engineering technology) featured, Henrietta Post, October 20 (Link)
  • Napier to receive top RIT honor
    Rochester Business Journal, October 11 (Link)
  • Catching up with Mariana Pinheiro
    Mariana Pinheiro '16 (industrial design) featured, Democrat and Chronicle, October 8 (Link)
  • Shooting Food Photography That's Fresh, Unexpected and Beautiful
    Ted Cavanaugh '11 (professional photographic illustration) featured, Rangefinder, October 6 (Link)
  • Minimalist Furniture by Bowen Liu
    Bowen Liu '16 (woodworking and furniture design) featured, Design Milk, October 6 (Link)
  • The Fine Art of Blowing Up Art: Evelyn Rosenberg's Explosive Sculptures
    Evelyn Rosenberg '70 (art and design) featured, New America Media, October 4 (Link)
  • More Fire Glass expands
    Elizabeth Lyons '89 (visual arts - art education) and Rebecca Arday '08 (glass) featured, Democrat and Chronicle, October 3 (Link)
  • RIT on TV: Fall Career Fair
    WROC-TV, September 28 (Link)