RIT Tigers Tale



Destler visits international campuses
President Bill Destler is traveling to the American College of Management and Technology in Dubrovnik, Croatia, and RIT Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. more »

Tiger Talk with Kathleen Anderson
Anderson '94 is president of the RIT Alumni Association, a member of the RIT Board of Trustees, and a Liberal Arts grad. She shares her thoughts on the Alumni Association, the future of RIT and her goals for her next term. more »

RIT launches Just Press Play with support from Microsoft
Representatives from Microsoft will visit campus Thursday for the launch of Just Press Play, a game developed by students, faculty and staff to help undergraduate college students navigate the barriers to academic and social success.
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NTID grad to compete on reality TV show
Leon Lim, an artist in New York City, is a contestant on A Work of Art: The Next Great Artist, a reality show on Bravo featuring 14 artists vying for a $100,000 top prize. more »

Artists who met at RIT give back
Joyce and Don Nagel, who met as students and have been married for 55 years, donated two pieces to Gallery r. more »

NTID breaks ground for new hall
More than 100 students, faculty, staff, alumni and members of the community gathered for a ceremonial groundbreaking on the $8 million Sebastian and Lenore Rosica Hall. Official construction begins next spring.
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Packaging science student wins scholarship
Tim Dehm brought home a $2,500 scholarship from this year's Pack Expo and Conference, an annual industry event. more »

Atlantic names Rochester an innovation hub
Rochester has been listed as one of 35 innovation hubs in the country, according to a new report.
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Class Notes


Creative Work

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Brett Sahler '92, co-owner of MergeLeft Reps, Inc. with Patricia Scott '91, partnered with Chef Matthew Shields and released an iPad cooking app, Matts Pantry, as an aside to their normal work as agents for commercial photographers.

Wedding Bells

Michelle Nicholson '06 and David Blonski '07 are happy to announce their marriage on July 23, 2011 in Belhurst Castle, Geneva, NY.

On the Job Front

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Judith Krimski '82, principal of Krimski Design & Communications, was recently selected to join the Board of Visitors of Hearth. Hearth is a national non-profit focused on providing housing and outreach services for homeless elders. Judith is also in her third year serving as marketing and communications chair for the 2011 AFP MA Conference on Philanthropy.

Alumni Events




Brick City
brick city
Brick City Homecoming was a huge success this year! Thanks to all the alumni that helped make it happen. A new record of attendance was set, with 9,874 total attendees— 3,394 of which were alumni and guests. In addition, almost all Homecoming events sold out this year!

Click here to see some of the best shots; and be sure to mark your calendars for next year's Brick City Homecoming, October 19-21, 2012!

New Hockey App
hockey app
RIT Athletics has created a new RIT Hockey app that gives you the team's schedule, directions to the stadium, suggestions on local hotels/restaurants, game day weather and the ability to share your game plans with friends!
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It's all about IMPACT!
This year's annual giving campaign emphasizes the impact that every individual donor makes on RIT. Each gift – no matter what amount – makes an important difference. It may support a scholarship, a sports team or a college — but overall, it will help RIT be the best it can be. Make your impact on RIT today!

RIT Athletic Teams Now in the Liberty League
Our great student athletes are facing tougher competition this year, since RIT became part of The Liberty League in July. They are now playing against some of the finest private colleges and universities in the nation! Your gift today will help underwrite team travel, spring training, specialized training equipment and more. Help our Tigers face the new competitors with all they need to be the best. To give: rit.edu/athleticsgiving.

Power Play Continues!
power play
RIT's quest to construct a new, state-of-the-art hockey arena on campus is going strong. See how you can be part of the Tiger Power Play campaign.
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Job Zone career opportunities
If you're seeking a job, the RIT Office of Cooperative Education and Career Services is here to help. Our Job Zone online system lists positions for recent graduates and experienced alumni, and is free and open to all RIT alumni. In addition, when you post your resume on Job Zone, you give our corporate partners a way to find you when they're looking for qualified RIT candidates. Visit the Alumni page of our website to access Job Zone — www.rit.edu/co-op/careers, and contact Kris Stehler, assistant director for Alumni Relations, 585.475.5468 or kwsoce@rit.edu, if you have any questions. Here are a few current openings; additional postings, complete details, and application instructions are on Job Zone. Also, if your company has job openings, we're happy to post them on our online job listing system; please contact Kris Stehler to discuss the posting process.
  • Computer and Engineering Services, in several locations in Michigan, is recruiting Chrysler controls engineers, Chrysler powertrain engineers, electronics engineers, mechanical engineers, and suspension engineers.
  • Rational Retention, in Albany, NY, has several positions available, including Oracle/PL SQL developer, senior JAVA developer, technical writer and trainer, .NET developer, and entry level software QA analyst.
  • SmartWatt Energy, in Suffern, NY, is seeking sales auditors and sales representatives for Energy Services.
  • Temple Allen Industries, in Rockville, MD, is looking for a mechanical engineer for an aerospace start up company. US citizenship required.
  • NextDoor, in San Francisco, CA, is seeking a product designer, a creative and hands-on product expert who combines a passion for clean, usable design with an ability to bring designs to life.
North Shore-LIJ Health System would like to invite the exceptional alumni of the Masters in Medical Informatics program to an informational breakfast they're holding on November 8 in Manhattan. This event will give you a chance to hear from their senior IT leadership, including VP and chief medical information officer Dr. Michael Oppenheim. More information about North Shore-LIJ & the event can be found on www.NSLIJWiredforWinning.com

Update Your Info
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Professional Network
professional network
The RIT Professional Network is a Job Zone-hosted database of volunteer advisors that provides job seekers or career explorers an excellent networking resource.
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