2023 - 2024 Alumni Awards

2022 - 2023 Distinguished Alumni Awardees banner showing all awardees

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.


The Alumni Awards are annual celebrations 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.

2023 - 2024 Distinguished Alumni Awardees

Image on Left: Head shot Michael Lambert  Text on RIght: College of Art and Design Michael Lambert BS'74 Photography Founder and Chairman, Lambert Media Group, Frame.io 2023-2024 Alumni Awards RIT | Rochester Institute of Technology

Image on Left: Head shot Dan Throop, BS'73  Text on RIght: College of Engineering Technology  Dan Throop, BS'73 Engineering Technology, Owner, Enthusiaser LLC 2022-2023 Alumni Awards RIT | Rochester Institute of Technology

Image on Left: Head shot Carolyn Khomyak Text on RIght: College of Health Sciences and Technology Carolyn Khomyak  BS'95 Diagonistic Medical Sonography, Chief Operations Officer, Viason Inc 2023-2024 Alumni Awards RIT | Rochester Institute of Technology

Image on Left: Head shot Sergio Khomyak Text on RIght: College of Health Sciences and Technology Sergio Khomyak   BS'94 Diagonistic Medical Sonography, CEO & Co-Founder, Viason Inc 2023-2024 Alumni Awards RIT | Rochester Institute of Technology

Image on Left: Head shot Adam Histed  Text on RIght: College of Liberal Adam Histed BS '00 Criminal Justice, VP, Total Rewards & HR Systems, BWX Technologies 2023-2024 Alumni Awards RIT | Rochester Institute of Technology

Image on Left: Head shot Dr. Breeann Wilson BS '02 Text on RIght: College of Science Dr. Breeann Wilson BS '02 Podiatrist, Pure Podiatry of WNY PLLC, 2023-2024 Alumni Awards RIT | Rochester Institute of Technology

Image on Left: Head shot Karen Roth  Text on Right: Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences Karen Roth, BS'06, Software Engineering, Chief Engineer, Air Force Research, Laboratory's Information Directorate, 2023-2024 Alumni Awards RIT | Rochester Institute of Technology

Image on Left: Head shot Nicholas Conn  Text on RIght: Graduate School Nicholas Conn BS'11, MS'13, PhD '17 Founder and Chief Scientific Officer, Casana, 2023-2024 Alumni Awards RIT | Rochester Institute of Technology

Image on Left: Head shot Scott Reardon   Text on RIght: Kate Gleason College of Engineering Scott Reardon BS'96, Electrical Engineering, CEO, D3 Engineering 2023-2024 Alumni Awards RIT | Rochester Institute of Technology

Image on Left: Head shot Rosa Lee Timm  Text on Right: Rosa Lee Timm, BS'00 Social Work, Division President, Social Venture Fund, Communication Service for the Deaf, 2023-2024 Alumni Awards RIT | Rochester Institute of Technology

Image on Left: Head shot James Salzano  Text on Right: James Salzano Bs'87, Business Administration Accounting, President and Chief Executive Office, Jones and Vining, Inc. 2023-2024 Alumni Awards RIT | Rochester Institute of Technology

Image on Left: Head shot Mona M. Harrington Text on Right: School of Individualized Study Mona M. Harrington, MS'07 Professional Studies, Assistant Director, National Risk Management Center 2023-2024 Alumni Awards RIT | Rochester Institute of Technology