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  • July 16, 2021

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    SOIS grad finalist for Greater Rochester Chamber Ignite Award

    Jeremiah Gryczka, founder and CEO of Mountain House Media, is one of the 13 finalists for the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce Ignite Award. The award recognizes a young professional, 21 to 40 years old, for leadership, community service, and personal and professional achievements.

  • April 9, 2021

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    Double celebration will honor 2020 and 2021 Davis Award recipients

    This year’s recognition of RIT’s Alfred L. Davis Distinguished Public Service Award winners will be a double celebration, as faculty and student recipients from 2020 and 2021 are honored April 13. Luane Davis Haggerty will receive the 2021 Four Presidents Distinguished Public Service Award, and Bhuvish Mehta will receive the 2021 Bruce R. James ’64 Distinguished Public Service Award. Thomas Warfield was awarded the 2020 Four Presidents Distinguished Public Service Award, and Çlirim Sheremeti was awarded the 2020 Bruce R. James ’64 Distinguished Public Service Award.

  • February 10, 2021

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    A Tiger with taste: Kyle DeFord makes an impact as a lifestyle and business influencer

    Kyle DeFord has become one of the stars of the HBO Max show STYLISH with Jenna Lyons. But it didn’t happen overnight. Graduating in 2008 in the middle of a recession, DeFord took a position at J. Crew at Eastview Mall. After several years working locally, he was hired as a recruiting coordinator in New York City, which became a pathway for the work he is doing today.

  • September 21, 2020

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    RIT students finding ways to stay active in clubs

    Despite restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students at RIT are still finding ways to participate in hundreds of clubs and organizations this semester, including dancing, designing games, and even skydiving.

  • August 14, 2020

    Tiffany Panko.

    RIT alumna named director of university’s Deaf Health Laboratory

    Tiffany Panko, M.D., has been named director of the Deaf Health Laboratory in the Research Center on Culture and Language at NTID. Panko, an alumna of RIT who received support from NTID, earned her undergraduate degree in applied arts and sciences, with concentrations in premedical and psychological studies, in 2008. She earned her MBA from Saunders College of Business in 2009, and her medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2016.

  • April 7, 2020

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    RIT/NTID announces winners of Next Big Idea entrepreneurship competition

    Six teams of deaf and hard-of-hearing students from NTID adapted to a virtual presentation format for the annual Next Big Idea business competition. Student presenters from as far away as Dubai shared their ideas for new businesses that positively impact deaf and hard-of-hearing communities.