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Alumnus tries to quit photography and ends up at New York Times

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 12:22pm
Mon, 26 Mar 2018*** Tom Brenner 16 photojournalism almost quit before starting his career as a photojournalist After years of pushing himself to be the best in school he needed a break I didnt want to go home to my parents with my tail between my legs so I decided to take an internship in Michigan

RITs University Gallery hosts exhibit of largescale photographic prints from space

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 4:13pm
Tue, 20 Mar 2018*** An exhibition of otherworldly photographic images taken during NASA astronaut Donald Pettits time aboard three space flights will canvas the walls of Rochester Institute of Technologys University Gallery through the end of April Portraits of a Planet Photographer in Space features largeformat views of cities at night and planetary phenomena that Pettit

RITNTID Dyer Arts Center features Beyond Form exhibit

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 1:08pm
Tue, 20 Mar 2018*** A new exhibit at the Dyer Arts Center at Rochester Institute of Technologys National Technical Institute for the Deaf 160features the artwork of deaf artists during Beyond Form NonObjective Art An opening reception at the gallery will be held from 5 to 7 pm March 30 and a talk by guest

Saunders College of Business Sharpen the Saw brings alumni back to the classroom

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 1:08pm
Tue, 20 Mar 2018*** The 15th annual Sharpen the Saw day hosted by Saunders College of Business offered professional and personal advice to graduates of RITs Executive MBA program More than 75 participants attended the daylong event on March 16 Sharpen the Saw was created for RITs Executive MBA graduates as a way for them to

Learning from Millennials creative careers with noble purpose

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 3:47pm
Mon, 19 Mar 2018*** As a baby boomer on a quest to continually learn and find ways to make a difference I am putting my faith in the future generation of leaders I am riveted by the Millennial generationborn between 1980 and 2000who are not only doing well in their careers but who are also doing

Celebrating 50 years at the Henrietta campus

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 3:47pm
Mon, 19 Mar 2018*** Throughout the 20182019 academic year RIT will celebrate the growth of the campus we affectionately refer to as Brick City In 1968 the university moved from downtown Rochesterwhere it had been since 1885to farmland in the town of Henrietta For the grand opening the community got to tour the campus on a

Video game made by alumni coming to Playstation 4

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 3:47pm
Mon, 19 Mar 2018*** Super Daryl Deluxe an action roleplaying game created by RIT alumni Gary Porter 15 game design and development and Dan Plate 16 illustration will launch on the SONY Playstation 4 and Steam platforms this spring The duo cofounders of Dan and Gary Games LLC have been friends since high school in Waterloo

Tiger Love Longdistance couple reaches finish line with Michelin

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 3:47pm
Mon, 19 Mar 2018*** Ashley Shoum Gliss 09 mechanical engineering was focused on her senior design project her final year of school and a new job she would start after graduation at Toyota when she first met Ed Gliss 11 mechanical engineering All along I thought it was cliche to meet someone at college Gliss said

Alumna wins Gold Medallion Award for second time

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 3:47pm
Mon, 19 Mar 2018*** Gail Nogle 73 photography in January received the Gold Medallion Award from the American Society of Photographers for the second time in 18 years Her winning photo The Brotherhood was taken at Maha Kumbha Mela a fiveweek long Hindu festival held in Allahabad or Prayag India This festival is only held every

Marvelous comic artist has luck of the draw

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 3:47pm
Mon, 19 Mar 2018*** He may not have superhero powers but he certainly has a talent for drawing them Pencil pen paper ink and a brain that never stops are the tools of his tradeand during his career as a comic artist Adam Kubert 81 medical illustration has illustrated for DC Comics and now exclusively

Graduate helped create memorable ad campaign

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 3:47pm
Mon, 19 Mar 2018*** John Butler 80 professional photographic illustration remembers the time he performed his impersonation of William Shatnerto the William Shatner I worked with him for over eight years said the chief creative officer whose Butler Shine Stern x26 Partners ad agency in Sausalito Calif is credited with conceiving the witty Priceline Negotiator ad

Photojournalist finds passion producing podcasts

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 3:47pm
Mon, 19 Mar 2018*** Carol Aldermans ahha moment came late in her junior year of college She didnt want to leave a family gathering to work on her own photojournalism project but when a classmate asked for help she was willing to put her family on hold She met with William Snyder chair of RITs

Former hockey captain beats cancer twice and becomes physician

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 3:47pm
Mon, 19 Mar 2018*** Dr Chris Haltigan 12 biomedical sciences had finished his second year of medical school and was studying for his first set of board exams when he was diagnosed with testicular cancer Fortyeight hours later the former RIT hockey captain was in surgery It was scary and it happened at a very critical

Alumnus becomes expert in type of photography

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 3:47pm
Mon, 19 Mar 2018*** Not everyone gets the chance to fulfill their dreams but Thomas Shillea 84 photography was able to through his photography career While working on a portrait project for the United States Information Agency USIA Shillea met and photographed Coretta Scott King in 1985 I was a child of the 60s and was

Promise Delivered Alumnus makes largest gift in RIT history

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 9:46am
Mon, 19 Mar 2018*** Austin McChord 09 bioinformatics and former RIT President Bill Destler were discussing the upward trajectories of both RIT and McChords company Datto a few years ago when Destler issued a challenge He said Hey wouldnt it be great if you could give back to RIT in a really big way McChord said

RITs first alumni house set to open this summer

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 9:46am
Mon, 19 Mar 2018*** RITs first multipurpose welcome center for alumni on campus has a new name and a new location The 5700squarefoot house on the west side of campus across the street from Riverknoll Apartments will be the first permanent oncampus facility built for alumni primarily by alumni The Lobozzo Alumni House will feature a

Student inspired by McChords generosity

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 9:46am
Mon, 19 Mar 2018*** RIT student Lindsay Reardon is thrilled about the opportunities that are in store for students anxious to create and manage their own businesses An entrepreneur by nature Reardon is no stranger to selfemployment beginning as a high school student creating posters for weddings anniversaries and other special events Today the Saunders College of

Pep band grows as school spirit swells

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 9:46am
Mon, 19 Mar 2018*** When the RIT mens hockey team played during Brick City Homecoming x26 Family Weekend last October 140 people were in the pep band cheering the team on It marked the largest attendance the modern pep band has ever seen since forming in 2006 with fewer than 20 members Were a fun group The

NTID alumni find success in their careers

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 9:46am
Mon, 19 Mar 2018*** Richard Potter 72 retail management Job Owner of Richards Fabrics in Rancho Cucamonga Calif How did NTID help prepare you for your career I attended a regular high school and had no interpreter or any help with accessibility I graduated on my own with some help from my parents and tutoring but I

Cultural diversity enriches interpretation program

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 9:46am
Mon, 19 Mar 2018*** RIT isnt the only school that offers degrees in American Sign LanguageEnglish interpretation but it does have one feature that isnt common at other schools Students can interact with 1200 deaf or hardofhearing students on campus and more than 100 faculty members who are well known in the interpreting field said Lynn