RIT Tigers Tale



RIT unveils mobile apps
The apps, available for Android and Apple iOS devices, feature news, a searchable campus map, an events calendar, lab hours, shuttle-bus schedules, dining-services information and more. more »
Men’s lacrosse ranks 10th in poll
The Tigers are ranked 10th in the Inside Lacrosse Magazine Division III preseason poll. RIT is one of four teams in the Liberty League to be ranked in the top-20 poll. more »
Teams address environmental issues on campus
Five teams from Clarkson University, four teams from RIT and two teams from University at Buffalo will participate in the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute’s “Greening Your Campus” student competition. more »
Cisco donates TelePresence Center to NTID
Rochester’s first TelePresence Center was unveiled recently at NTID, enabling high quality, real-time videoconferencing with people all over the globe. TelePresence Centers make it seem as though everyone is seated in the same room, at the same table. more »
Treats to get your paws on
Gabriella Martinez ’08 shows off her specialty dog treats to her Labrador, Andrea. Her goal is to create a coffee shop of sorts for pets and owners, where they can both come to relax and socialize. more »


Class Notes


It's a boy!
class note

Amber Cutter '09 and Ben Liset are proud to announce the birth of a baby boy, Ezra Thomas Liset. He was born on August 14, 2011 in Chicago, IL, and weighed 9 lb., 2 oz.

Wedding Bells

Ryan Larcom '07 and Melissa (Zaczek) Larcom '06 are happy to announce their marriage on October 1, 2011 in Trinity Episcopal Church, Buffalo, NY. They currently reside in Indianapolis, IN.


Alumni Events


March/ April/ May


Save the Date
hockey app
There are tons of fun events, activites, and booths being planned already for Imagine RIT (on May 5), including Dr. Destler's E-Dragster Race, where you can compete to create an all electric vehicle to drive the Quarter Mile in the fastest time for a chance to win $1,000 or a banjo from Dr. Destler’s collection!
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brick city
Photographers and ‘light painters’ will head to Seabreeze Amusement Park on May 3 for RIT’s 27th Big Shot nighttime photograph.
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Give to RIT — get our special specs as a “Thank You”
Be a shining example of support by making a gift to RIT today — and we’ll send you some glam sunglasses to help you show off your generosity. Yes… our Thank You of the Month program is back and each month the Fund for RIT will offer donors a special RIT item. January’s “thank you” sunglasses are for gifts of $5 or more. Give Now! Quantity is limited to the first 75 requests, and the offer expires January 31. more »
New hockey arena closer to goal
Thanks to a partnership gift from two great RIT benefactors, the Polisseni Foundation and Mr. B. Thomas Golisano, RIT now has a name for its new hockey arena: The Gene Polisseni Center. Find out more about the Center at rit.edu/PowerPlay. And make your own Power Play Gift to help The Polisseni Center become a reality.

Admissions Fee Waiver
power play
You can give a college-bound student of your choice a fee-waived application for undergraduate admission to RIT. By encouraging a student to apply, you can share your RIT experiences with a prospective student, while helping to defray the cost of applying to the university. Deadline is February 1, 2012. Learn more »


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.
  • RIT Alumni Relations is looking for a full-time back-end Web Developer who has experience with Javascript & JQuery and knowlege of cross-browser discrepencies. This developer would help us with our exciting new site redesign!
  • East Coast Alumni Online Career Expo — Thursday, January 19, 2012, 11am-3pm EST. Gain access to dozens of employers with open positions in cities on the East coast.
  • The Pike Company, in Rochester, NY, is seeking a Construction Estimator with experience and emphasis on self perform concrete takeoff and pricing.
  • Schawk Inc, in Chicago, IL, is looking for a Customer Service Manager.
  • Ariel Corporation, in Mount Vernon, OH, is seeking an Equipment Specialist, responsible for all field-testing and some in-house testing, in conjunction with Research and Development & Design.
  • Markem-Imaje and Datamax-O'Neil, in Keene, NH, is hiring a Quality Systems Engineer.

Join the Discussion
alumni community
The Official RIT Alumni Association LinkedIn group is a great place for alumni to talk with other alums about knowledgeable topics, career opportunities, and more. If you're not already a member, request to join today!
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Connect & Win
Join or update your information in the Alumni Online Community this month for a chance to be entered to win a RIT Alumni Jansport 1/4 Zip Pullover (a $50 value!).
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