As head of public relations for Women in Computing, McHale strives to organize professional opportunities for its members, advancing women's experience in computing majors and giving back to a club that has given her so much.
Learning to Learn
John Myers '83
For Myers, who has traveled the world to photography people and places, RIT was key to preparing him to adapt to an ever changing industry. The skills he honed as a student – curiosity, responsibility, communication skills – has enhanced his decades-long career as a photographer.
The Sky’s the Limit
Film and Animation
Aaron started Optic Sky, an animation company, after graduating from RIT with a degree in film. He helps develop new talent by inviting RIT students to work on his production crews.
Jennifer Wheeler, M.D. BS ’01
After 9/11, Dr. Wheeler enlisted in the US Army and served as a doctor in Afghanistan. Now, she practices family medicine and serves as a preceptor to RIT students who are embarking on their own careers in medicine.
RIT is one of the top universities in the nation working at the intersection of technology, the arts and design. We are a university that is shaping the future and improving the world through creativity and innovation … We put a high value on bringing goodness to the world.
Steve Hoover, former chief technology officer and senior vice president at Xerox and former chief executive officer of the Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), has been named to the newly created position of endowed executive director of RIT’s Global Cybersecurity Institute.
RIT will use a $5.5 million federal grant to grow a program that trains the next generation of cybersecurity professionals who will help secure the nation. The National Science Foundation awarded RIT the five-year grant that will renew funding for the CyberCorps: Scholars for Service program.
The fellowship program provides opportunities to outstanding scientists and engineers to learn first-hand about policymaking and contribute their knowledge and analytical skills in the policy realm. Brennan Ireland ’18 Ph.D. (astrophysical sciences and technology) will use his analytical skills to quantitatively evaluate countries to get a better picture of what their futures look like.
Steve Hoover, former chief technology officer and senior vice president at @Xerox and former CEO of @PARCinc, has been named to the newly created position of endowed executive director of the new #RIT Global Cybersecurity Institute. #cybersecurityt.co/sTUh88iCW1
Linwei Wang, associate professor in @RITGolisanoCCIS, is receiving the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers for her research advancing non-invasive personalized healthcare for heart diseases. #RITt.co/2lUF1yhAwe
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