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The RIT Alumni Association

2021-2022

Alumni Awards

 

The RIT Alumni Association is proud to honor 11 exceptional alumni who have brought distinction at the highest level to their college and RIT through professional, community, or philanthropic achievements.

Join us here to view upcoming live streams of the Distinguished Alumni Award presentations:

  • January 31 at 4:45 p.m. for College of Science Awardee, Laurie E. Axelrod BS ’86
  • February 10 at 6:15 p.m. for the Kate Gleason College of Engineering Alumni Awards
  • March 3 at 6:15 p.m. for the College of Engineering Technology Alumni Awards


The Alumni Awards is an annual celebration of a diverse community of extraordinary individuals who have contributed significantly to the advancement and leadership of noteworthy civic, philanthropic, or service organizations. These events bring together alumni, students, faculty, and staff to honor those receiving the RIT Distinguished Alumni award and the RIT Outstanding Alumnus award.

Distinguished Alumni Awardees

Image on Left: Head shot Erin Sarofsky  Text on RIght: College of Art and Design Erin Sarofsky BFA '98, MFA'00 Graphic Design, Computer Graphics Design Executive Creative Director & Owner, Sarofsky Corporation 2021-2022 Alumni Awards RIT | Rochester Institute of Technology

Image on Left: Head shot Jason Aymerich  Text on RIght: College of Engineering Technology Jason Aymerich BS '00 Packaging Science President, JN White 2021-2022 Alumni Awards RIT | Rochester Institute of Technology

Image on Left: Head shot Ted Van Horne  Text on RIght: College of Health Sciences and Technology Ted Van Horne BS '99 Appliec Science & Technology Chief Operating Officer, lobal Medical Response 2021-2022 Alumni Awards RIT | Rochester Institute of Technology

Image on Left: Head shot Kristine I. Simmons  Text on RIght: College of Liberal Arts Kristine I. Simmons BS '90 Professional & Technical Communications Vice-President, Government Affairs, Partnership for Public Service 2021-2022 Alumni Awards RIT | Rochester Institute of Technology

Image on Left: Head shot Laurie E. Axelrod   Text on RIght: College of Science Laurie E. Axelrod BS '86 Medical Informatics Co Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Wheelhouse Group 2021-2022 Alumni Awards RIT | Rochester Institute of Technology

Image on Left: Head shot Franklyn Athias  Text on RIght: Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences Franklyn Athias BS '85 Computer Science Chief Technology Officer & Senior Vice-President, xMRC 2021-2022 Alumni Awards RIT | Rochester Institute of Technology

Image on Left: Head shot Ryan Bowen  Text on RIght: Graduate School Ryan Bowen BS '08, MS '13, PhD '16 Microsystems Engineering Chief Technology Officer, NRGXP 2021-2022 Alumni Awards RIT | Rochester Institute of Technology

Image on Left: Head shot Robert Spina   Text on RIght: Kate Gleason College of Engineering Robert Spina, Ph.D., MS '89 Electrical Engineering Chief Technology Officer, Bowhead Specialty Insurance 2021-2022 Alumni Awards RIT | Rochester Institute of Technology

Image on Left: Head shot Christine Sun Kim  Text on RIght: National Technical Institute for the Deaf Christine Sun Kim BS '02 Applied Arts & Sciences Artist  2021-2022 Alumni Awards RIT | Rochester Institute of Technology

Image on Left: Head shot Hope Drummond  Text on RIght: Saunders College of Business Hope Drummond BS '91 Business Administration Founder, Dreamseeds Children's Program, RIT Trustee 2021-2022 Alumni Awards RIT | Rochester Institute of Technology

Image on Left: Head shot J. M. Allain  Text on RIght: School of Individualized Study J. M. Allain BS '03 Applied Arts & Sciences Managing General Partner, JA Pro Services 2021-2022 Alumni Awards RIT | Rochester Institute of Technology

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