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Alumni Profiles

RIT/NTID grad helps improve lives around the world

thumbnail imageA curiosity about a college more than 6,600 miles from home nearly 20 years ago has led Minoru Yoshida to improve the lives of deaf and hearing individuals around the world. more »

Group aims to bridge gender gap in tech fields

thumbnail imageKristen Curtze ’09, ’11 and Liz Gombert ’09 started the Rochester chapter of Girl Develop It, which aims to help adults learn Web and software development. more »

Illustration alumnus goes from CIAS to the CIA

thumbnail imageDan Caster ’89 was a mission integrator supporting counter-terrorism operations with the CIA, retiring in 2012 with over 22 years participating in sensitive missions. more »

Engineer shows his entrepreneurial spirit

thumbnail imageJoseph Pawelski always knew he wanted to be an engineer. But he never predicted that he would become a leading producer of an alcoholic drink that was once banned in the U.S. more »

Sports injury brings couple together

thumbnail imageA ruptured quadricep meant less time on the lacrosse field for Rob Mizelle ’09 and more time with friend and soccer player Anna Kolnik ’08. They married in 2010. more »