By Mindy Mozer
Patty Spinelli got tired of her son, Chris, and his friend, Jon Mervine, wasting the day away on her living room couch. So she bought a home brewing kit to give them something to do.
That was in 2009 and now Chris Spinelli ’08, ’09 (economics, MBA) and Mervine ’07 (economics) are making a name for their Roc Brewing Co. in downtown ... (more)
By Mindy Mozer
In an age where information is delivered in an instant, journalists can’t make mistakes.
“Everything depends on credibility,” says Tom Curley ’77, president and CEO of The Associated Press. “If you have credibility, you can charge a premium.”
Curley, who in January announced plans to retire, was a panelist at “Navigating the News with RIT,” an event for alumni Jan. 26 at the ... (more)
Victor Del Rosso ’51 (KGCOE) was inducted into the 2011 Packaging Hall of Fame on Sept. 26 in Las Vegas, receiving the highest honor a packaging professional can receive in his or her career.
Jerilyn Wright ’52 (GAP) of Wilmington, N.Y., was presented with the 5th Annual Photography Masters Cup Nominee title in the category of nature at a prestigious Nomination and ... (more)
Brian Shapiro ’62 (FAA) exhibited his paintings at the Chassidic Art Institute in Brooklyn in November. The theme of his show was the Midrash and other Jewish theme art.
David Haberstich ’63 (GAP) is curator of photography for the National Museum of American History at the Smithsonian Institution. He recently curated a small exhibition of photographs for the museum called “Gift of ... (more)
Michael Marcian ’73 (GAP) was featured in The Capital’s HometownAnnapolis.com. The article shares how he is living his longtime dream of being a printer and farmer. Marcian is the chief executive officer and chairman of the board for Corporate Press in Lanham. When he is not there, he is in his work boots running the All Seasons Farm with his wife, ... (more)
Daniel Watts ’80 (CAST) was recently promoted to vice president of operations and development at News Patterns in Manchester, N.H.
Brian Wells ’80 (CAST) is the associate CIO of Health, Technology and Research Computing at Penn Medicine Information Services. Penn Medicine was recognized for the second year in a row at the InformationWeek 500 Innovator Conference as the No. 1 organization for ... (more)
Edward Leicht ’90 (KGCOE) has been working at ITT as an engineering supervisor in Rochester. On Nov. 1, the company split and the new name is ITT Exelis. He’s still in the same position.
Udit Minocha ’91 (COS) received a Ph.D. in microbiology from Purdue University in December.
Lauren Bullock ’91 (GAP) produced the feature film Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life, ... (more)
Gerald Kehoe ’92, ’92 (CCE), ’00 (CAST) has retired after 33 years at Eastman Kodak Co.
Jeremy De Lyser ’00 (CAST) passed the NCEES Professional Engineering Exam in April 2011 and has earned a professional engineering license in New York state.
Philip Livingston ’00 (CLA) has self-published Obdurate Odyssey, the story of Livonia, N.Y., resident Joe Yantachka who built his own canoe, paddled ... (more)
Anton Ali ’08 (CIAS), ’10 (SCB) and Samantha Mooney ’09 (SCB) are happy to announce their engagement. The wedding will take place in the fall.
Dean Ganskop ’06, ’10 (GCCIS) and Megan Ganskop are proud to announce the birth of a baby girl, Sydney Therese. She was born on Oct. 27 in Rochester.
Melissa Sanborn Moore ’03, ’10 (CIAS) and Richard Moore ’07 ... (more)