NTID Announces New Staff




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The National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology announced three recent appointments.

Eliza Coyle of Penfield, named development officer in the Division of College Advancement, previously served as executive director of Literacy Volunteers of America-Rochester. Coyle graduated from Princeton University with a bachelorís degree.

Annie Macleod of Churchville and Elissa Olsen of Rochester joined NTIDís Center for Technical Studies as department chairs.

Macleod comes to the Industrial and Science Technologies department from the Internet Learning Solutions Group of Cisco Systems in California. She holds a master of education degree in information technology education from Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia.

Olsen now heads the Applied Computer Technology department, where she has been a faculty member since 1993. Olsen earned her master of science degree in software development and management from RIT.

The first and largest technological college in the world for students who are deaf and hard of hearing, NTID, one of eight colleges of RIT, offers educational programs and access and support services to 1,100 students from around the world who study, live, and socialize with 14,000 hearing students on the RIT campus.

Web address: www.rit.edu/NTID.