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  • August 6, 2019

    'Chocolate-maker drips chocolate off of spatula.'

    Chocolate with a conscience

    You do what? From accountant to the stars to sustainable chocolate producer, RIT alumni have some pretty cool careers. Read about Lorenzo Llosa ’04 (applied arts and sciences), an artisanal chocolate maker and co-founder of Elemento, a sustainable chocolate company in Peru.

  • August 6, 2019

    'Artist rendering of glass building.'

    Global Cybersecurity Institute to open in 2020

    Cybercrime is costing the world trillions of dollars, and analysts say that there aren’t enough qualified professionals to prevent those attacks. To address this problem, RIT is creating the Global Cybersecurity Institute (GCI), aimed at meeting the demand for computing security and artificial intelligence professionals, while developing future technologies, protocols and human understanding needed to address the global cybersecurity crisis.

  • August 6, 2019

    'Woman sits on stool speaking to classroom.'

    Changing the approach to news reporting

    You do what? From accountant to the stars to sustainable chocolate producer, RIT alumni have some pretty cool careers. Read about Tianna Mañón ’15 (journalism, political science), editor-in-chief of Open Mic Rochester, a news organization that is run by and for the black community.

  • August 6, 2019

    'Woman looks at screen holding remote.'

    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

    'Environmental portrait of Pari Dukovic.'

    Behind the lens of famous photos

    You do what? From accountant to the stars to sustainable chocolate producer, RIT alumni have some pretty cool careers. Read about Pari Dukovic ’06 (professional photographic illustration), a former staff photographer for The New Yorker who now takes commissions from publications all over the world.

  • August 6, 2019

    'Student in lab coat works with pipette.'

    RIT expands genomics research

    RIT’s genomics research capabilities have evolved significantly over the past year. The university has invested heavily in revamping and equipping its Genomics Research Lab Cluster. The overhauled genomics facilities will boost capabilities for researchers in multiple disciplines, including bioinformatics, biotechnology and environmental science.

  • August 6, 2019

    'Couple stands in front of Pinellas Public Library Cooperative banner.'

    Wagners honored as Volunteers of the Year

    Chris ’94 (social work) and Staci ’92 (social work) Wagner have been named the recipients of RIT’s 2019 Volunteer of the Year award in recognition of their efforts. They will be honored at the Presidents’ Alumni Ball during Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend on Oct. 18.

  • August 6, 2019

    'Frank Selvaggi stands with Sarah Jessica Parker.'

    Accountant to the stars

    You do what? From accountant to the stars to sustainable chocolate producer, RIT alumni have some pretty cool careers. Read about Frank Selvaggi ’81 (accounting), a trusted financial advisor to the biggest stars in the entertainment industry.

  • August 6, 2019

    'Worker wearing hardhat, harness and tether stands on roof.'

    Working toward clean power for all

    You do what? From accountant to the stars to sustainable chocolate producer, RIT alumni have some pretty cool careers. Read about Berlyn Hubler ’16 MS (sustainable systems), tribal program coordinator for GRID Alternatives, a nonprofit organization that installs solar power systems and provides job training for underserved communities.

  • August 6, 2019

    'Man speaks with microphone on stage.'

    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.