A. Sue Weisler
Nathan Stevens, a fifth-year computer science student from Seneca Castle, N.Y., second from left, took home first place in the first-ever New York State Game Dev Challenge, hosted by RIT. Stevens accepted the $12,000 prize, sponsored by Empire State Development, at an event at The Strong in downtown Rochester on May 8. Pictured from left are RIT President Bill Destler; Stevens; New York State Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul; and Andrew Phelps, founder and director of RIT’s MAGIC Center.