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Eisenhart remembered for contributions to RIT

Chairman emeritus of RIT’s Board of Trustees Richard Eisenhart died Aug. 29 at his Pittsford, N.Y., home. He was 95.

Mr. Eisenhart was the retired founder of R.H. Eisenhart Inc. He was first elected to the Board of Trustees in 1972, succeeding his late father M. Herbert ... more »

College of Science alumnus films movie scene with Owen Wilson

By day, Chris Conlon ’99 (computational mathematics) is in front of a computer designing, implementing and installing communications networks for the federal government.

At night, Conlon might be found on a stage or in front of a camera.

“Math is all about ... more »

Alumni recognized for service

Susan Holliday ’85 (business administration) is RIT’s Outstanding Alumna and Andrew Brenneman ’86, ’88 (accounting, business management) is Volunteer of the Year. The awards were presented at the Presidents’ Alumni Ball, part of the annual Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend.

After spending 10 years in the ... more »

Exotic cars drive this photo graduate

When Michael Furman was about 12 years old, he saw an orange, 1963 split-window Corvette roll down the street.

“We all reached for cameras,” says Furman ’74 (photography).

That was 45 years ago. Today, Furman is world-renowned for his photos of classic automobiles. ... more »

RIT alumnus answers 9-1-1 call in Big Apple

On any given day, someone might receive an e-mail, text message, phone call, Twitter post or an RSS feed alerting to a power outage in Brooklyn, a film shoot taking place in Manhattan on 48th Street, or an AMBER alert of a child abducted in another borough.

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Clarence “Barney” Wilson ’33 (KGCOE) writes, “My 100th birthday is coming up in spring 2011. I was born in 1911 and graduated from RIT during the depression years. I was a member of the co-op ... more »

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Betty Eddy Goss ’45 (FAA) is loving life and just became one of our newest Alumni Online Community members. Betty now lives without snow in Hilton Head Island, S.C., with her dog, Mitzi. She continues to enjoy embroidering, needlepoint and ... more »

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Ralph Fuller ’50 (KGCOE) retired in 1983 and is living in Pensacola, Fla. Ralph’s career was in bag making, packaging and related manufacturing with internationally known St. Regis Paper Company for 35 years. He held positions from design engineer to ... more »

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John Rice ’61 (KGCOE) received a fellowship to Clarkson University and earned his master’s degree in electrical engineering. He worked in aerospace and defense for seven years as a radar system engineer. He returned to Penn State and received ... more »

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David Loshin ’71 (CIAS) was awarded Florida Optometrist of the Year at the Florida Optometric Association Convention in July 2010. Loshin is the dean of the Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry.

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Craig Messimer ’80, (KGCOE) started a business named Sundance Logos located in Rochester. “After 30-plus years of working on software systems, I have started a graphics design and logo wear business. Clients present us with an idea ... more »

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Dawn House ’93, ’90 (CAST) writes, “I loved RIT, now I love retirement. Have pursued a passion for painting and am proud to have a website where you can view just a sample of my work. Let me know ... more »

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James Murphy ’00 (CAST) and Kimberly Cook ’04 (CAST) write, “our son, Michael,received his Boy Scouts of America Eagle Scout rank during his Eagle Court of Honor held on May 29, 2010, in Corning, N.Y.

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