honorees were, from left, David Binning '81, Lou Anastos '89, Donald
Boyce '67, Joseph Lobozzo '95 and John Henion '67.
"Combining talent and abundant energy and building upon the strength
of an RIT education, these alumni have truly made their mark on campus
and in their chosen profession," said Kelly Redder, alumni relations
Donald Boyce, Outstanding Alumnus for 2001, received his bachelor's
in business administration in 1967. He is the retired chairman and CEO
of IDEX Corp., a manufacturing company in Northbrook, Ill., and chairman
of the board of Walter Industries in Tampa, Fla. An RIT trustee since
1999, he lives in Lake Forest, Ill.
Tod Barber, College of Applied Science and Technology Distinguished
Alumnus, earned a bachelor's in hotel and restaurant management in 1988.
Since 1994, he has been an executive with Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises
Inc. He lives in Chicago.
Joseph Lobozzo, College of Business Distinguished Alumnus, received
a master's in business administration in 1995 through RIT's Executive
MBA program. He is the founder and CEO of JML Optical Industries Inc.
in Rochester and is a member of the RIT Board of Trustees. He lives
in Irondequoit, N.Y.
Jere Osgood, College of Imaging Arts and Sciences Distinguished
Alumnus, earned his B.F.A. in 1961 after attending the School for American
Crafts, where he later served on the faculty. Osgood has exhibited his
furniture designs throughout the northeast. He lives in Wilton, N.H.
Martin Tomasi, College of Liberal Arts Distinguished Alumnus,
received his A.A.S. in computer science in 1988 and a B.S. in professional
and technical communications in 1990. He is chief Web application architect
for SAS Institute's strategic enterprise solutions division. He lives
in Cary, N.C.
John Henion, College of Science Distinguished Alumnus, received
an M.S. in chemistry in 1967. Since 1976, he has been a professor of
toxicology at Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine. Henion
is also president, CEO and chairman of the board at Advance BioAnalytical
Services Inc. He lives in Trumansburg, N.Y.
Louis Anastos, Kate Gleason College of Engineering Distinguished
Alumnus, earned his B.S. in microelectronics engineering in 1989. He
recently became program manager of the photolithography and metrology
areas for IBM's new $3 billion facility in East Fishkill, N.Y. He lives
in Harriman, N.Y.
David Binning, National Technical Institute for the Deaf Distinguished
Alumnus, graduated in 1981 with his associate's degree in electromechanical
technology. He is a senior lab specialist in the IBM storage systems
group. Binning is president of the North Carolina Association of the
Deaf. He lives in Raleigh, N.C.