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  • August 6, 2019

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    Bringing creativity into cybersecurity

    You do what? From accountant to the stars to sustainable chocolate producer, RIT alumni have some pretty cool careers. Read about Allison Ritter ’14 (media arts and technology), creative director for IBM’s X-Force Command in Boston.

  • August 6, 2019

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    Surace named 2019 Outstanding Alumnus

    Kevin J. Surace ’85 (electrical engineering technology) will be honored for his support of the university with the Outstanding Alumnus of 2019 award at the Presidents’ Alumni Ball on Oct. 18 during Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend. The award is the highest honor RIT can bestow upon an alumnus.

  • August 6, 2019

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    Traveling the world creating products

    You do what? From accountant to the stars to sustainable chocolate producer, RIT alumni have some pretty cool careers. Read about Margot Sandy ’08 (electrical mechanical engineering technology), ’12 MS (product development), a self-employed product development consultant.

  • August 6, 2019

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    Alumni Update: Alumni create device to monitor horse health

    When his brother’s horse died suddenly from colic in 2013, Michael Schab ’09 (computer engineering) saw an opportunity to create something that would prevent other equestrians from losing their beloved animals to this preventable affliction.

  • August 6, 2019

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    Tiger Love: Ultramarathoners in it for the long haul

    If the old saying, “couples who play together stay together” is true, Jon Podeszek ’10, ’12 MS and Danielle Furman Podeszek ’11 have it made. The two are ultramarathoners who spend their free time training to run 50-plus-mile races.

  • August 4, 2019

    Payal Sharma.

    Payal Sharma - Masters in Print Media Alumna

    The School of Media Sciences “…has tremendous resources to support student work, backed by knowledgeable and caring professors; this helped in maintaining motivation while  gaining confidence in my skills and abilities.”

  • August 1, 2019

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    Jinkai Qian - Master's in Print Media Student Alumnus

    RIT graduates work in the knowledge-based positions…in both production management and upper management positions…they are the most knowledgeable about color, printing, and pre-media applications, as well as the production workflow.

  • July 19, 2019

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    RIT incorporates ‘soft skills’ elective into engineering educational curriculum

    As part of a growing trend in enriching engineering education, RIT has approved a new course in soft skills for engineers. The one-credit elective course, originally piloted in the last academic year, has been approved as a credit-bearing option for students in RIT’s College of Engineering Technology and will begin in September.