RIT Tiger snaps Tiger’s roar after historic win
Tiger Woods captured his fifth Masters championship on Sunday, April 14, 2019 and Jason Getz ’98 (photojournalism) captured the the iconic moment. Getz shot the photo of Woods in his comeback victory for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution as a contract photographer. The photo ran in multiple publications across the country such as Los Angeles TimesPhiladelphia Inquirer and The Oregonian.

Announcing RIT's New College of Engineering Technology Dean

RIT alumnus S. Manian Ramkumar, Ph.D., ME ’91, has been named dean of the College of Engineering Technology (CET), one of the university’s oldest and largest colleges. Dr. Ramkumar was a long-time faculty member and research leader in the College of Applied Science and Technology, the forerunner to CET. He had been serving as interim dean of the College of Engineering Technology, and was named to the permanent position following a national search.

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Imagine RIT 2019 features MAGIC and human-sized hamster wheel
Crowds again flocked to the RIT campus for the annual Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival, drawn by more than 400 exhibits and the new MAGIC facility. Also featured were student ensemble performances, cutting-edge video games, a human-sized hamster wheel and 3D computer models of rare insects.

College of Engineering Technology Honors Alumni

Five young alumni from the College of Engineering Technology were honored with Rising Star awards during a campus reception last month. Given to alumni who graduated within the past five to 10 years, the awardees were recognized for outstanding achievements early in their careers.

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Meet the RIT Commencement college delegates of 2019

The 2019 commencement college delegates have been selected! College delegates are students whose achievements demonstrate not only their academic prowess, but the overall ideals of RIT. Each college selects one undergraduate student and may select a graduate student. The delegates will speak at their respective college commencement ceremonies. 

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RIT alumni take off to faculty-led Iceland design tour and festival

Professor Josh Owen led an eight-day design-centric tour at the end of March during DesignMarch, Iceland’s biggest design festival. The group went on design-focused tours of Reykjavík, met with local designers and attended design presentations and workshops. This trip was one of several offered each year by the RIT Alumni Association, specifically planned for RIT alumni and friends.

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RIT ‘futurists’ symposium

Forward-thinking RIT alumni and an RIT student entrepreneur shared their views of what the future may hold during Imagine RIT. “The Future of Technology, the Arts and Design” symposium and panel discussion capped off the celebration of the Henrietta campus 50th anniversary, and featured photographer Kwaku Alston ’94 (photographic illustration), VP of creative marketing at The Walt Disney Co. Tom Connor ’11 (film and animation), and fifth-year student and startup CEO Brandon Hudson.

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Light & Sound Interactive

Innovators, technologists and subject matter experts are coming together in Rochester to push the edge of light and sound-based technologies. The conference will explore advancements and applications in a variety of areas. It will occur June 25-27, 2019, in downtown Rochester, NY.

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Brick City Homecoming

Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend is RIT’s annual tradition to celebrate alumni, students, parents & families, faculty, staff and friends of the university. RIT combines parent weekend and alumni reunions into one big event.

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RIT for Life

Save The Date: Global Day of Service

Bring Tiger pride and power to your community needs during RIT’s annual Global Day of Service on September 7. Service projects are currently being set up around the world and we’d love you to create one with your favorite non-profit in your community. 

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Tigers Helping Tigers through
RIT Foodshare

Up to 50% of college students in the U.S. don’t have reliable access to the proper quantity of nutritious food. With your help, RIT’s FoodShare program can better address this critical need here at RIT. We are already over 65% of the way to our goal! Thank you to all of the supporters thus far!

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Back by Popular Demand - Thank You Collection

You asked, we listened. We just added our RIT tote bag back to the Thank You Collection and it can be yours when you make a $15 gift to the university. It’s our gift to you for supporting RIT and our students!

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Class Notes


Hayley (Fisch) Donoghue ’05 (CIAS) and Sean Donoghue, are proud to announce the birth of their second child, Katelyn Rae. She was born on October 11 at 2:32 p.m. weighing 8lbs, 1oz and 20.5in long. 

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Joe Burke ’89 (CIAS) and his wife, Ellen, were in NYC February 15, 2019, their toy, the Ollyball, was awarded “Toy of the Year” at the Oscars of the Toy Industry.

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Jessi (Board) Znosko ’06 (COS) and her husband, Wade, welcomed Maxwell Avry Znosko on May 10, 2018, in Farmville, Va.

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Kenyon Zitzka BS/MS ’12 (KGCOE) retired from the U.S. Navy Reserves after 22 years!

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Midland paper, packaging & supplies announced that it has appointed David Goldschmidt ’91 (GAP) as President of its Midland National division. 

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Robert Jackson ’99 (CAST) has self-published his first in a series of children’s books titled, A Family Like Me. Its theme is based on the love shared within a newly formed blended family from a child’s perspective.

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Career Resources

RIT’s Career Services office assists alumni in their job search and career development. Handshake is the system they use to post jobs, reflected in the links for our Tiger’s Tale career opportunities. Visit Career and Co-op Services to learn how to connect and find your next job!

Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Volvo Group North America
Hagerstown, MD

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Digital Marketing Specialist

Anritsu Infivis Inc.
Elk Grove Village, Il

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Data Scientist


Etiometry Inc.
Boston, MA

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Front-End Software Engineer

Redwood City, CA

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