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Alumni Profiles

Brooks Bower named Outstanding Alumnus of 2017

thumbnail imageBrooks Bower ’74 will be honored for his ongoing support of the university with the Outstanding Alumnus of 2017 award at the Presidents’ Alumni Ball on Oct. 13 during Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend. The award is the highest honor RIT can bestow upon an alumnus. more »

Saunders honored for impact on student success

thumbnail imageE. Philip Saunders has been named the recipient of RIT’s 2017 Volunteer of the Year in recognition for his outstanding leadership skills and impact on student success. more »

Graduate finds strength through bodybuilding

thumbnail imageDeaf bodybuilder and fitness writer Alexandra Dunek ’14 is sharing her story of struggle and triumph to help inspire others who may be going through trying times of their own. more »

Alumnus brings meaningful change to people’s lives

thumbnail imageDarshan Hiranandani ’02, ’03, who built one of the world’s tallest residential buildings in Dubai, is focused on distributing clean, affordable and safe natural gas in India. more »

Saunders graduate heads global marketing team

thumbnail imageSiddhartha Bhattacharya ’02 is vice president of global marketing for the information management division of Kodak Alaris. more »

Alumnus bestrides the worlds of art and industry

thumbnail imageJeff Smith ’93 has made a successful career straddling the realms of art and industry. He is education program manager for Autodesk, the California-based software giant behind many of today’s most ubiquitous design platforms. more »

Yin-yang partners in love and business

thumbnail imageMichael Murphy and Sau Cheng are globe trotters, business partners and co-founders of Wonka Lab, which they refer to as “adventure networking.” more »