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Distinguished Alumni Award winners named for 2023-2024

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Twelve Rochester Institute of Technology alumni have been honored with Distinguished Alumni Awards for the 2023-2024 year.

The Distinguished Alumni Awards are presented annually by each of RIT’s nine colleges, the School of Individualized Study, and the RIT Graduate School to alumni who have performed at the highest levels of their profession or who have contributed to the advancement and leadership of civic, philanthropic, or service organizations.

It is the highest award an RIT college can bestow upon its alumni. The 2023-2024 recipients will be honored during presentations throughout the academic year.

Here are the honorees:

College of Art and DesignMichael Lambert ’74 (photography), founder and chairman of Lambert Media Group.

College of Engineering TechnologyDan Throop ’73 (engineering technology), owner of Enthusiaser.

College of Health Sciences and TechnologyCarolyn Khomyak ’95 (diagnostic medical sonography), chief operations officer of Viason Inc.; and Sergio Khomyak ’94 (diagnostic medical sonography), chief executive officer and co-founder of Viason Inc.

College of Liberal ArtsAdam Histed ’00 (criminal justice), vice president of Total Rewards and HR Systems at BWX Technologies.

College of ScienceDr. Breeann Wilson ’02 (biochemistry), podiatrist at Pure Podiatry of Western New York.

Golisano College of Computing and Information SciencesKaren E. Roth ’06 (software engineering), chief engineer at Air Force Research Laboratory’s Information Directorate.

Kate Gleason College of EngineeringScott Reardon ’96 (electrical engineering), chief executive officer of D3 Engineering.

National Technical Institute for the DeafRosa Lee Timm ’00 (social work), division president at CSD Social Venture Fund.

Saunders College of BusinessJim Salzano ’87 (accounting), president and CEO of Jones & Vining.

School of Individualized StudyMona M. Harrington ’07 MS (professional studies), assistant director at National Risk Management Center.

Graduate SchoolNicholas Conn ’11 (electrical engineering), ’13 MS (electrical engineering), ’16 Ph.D. (microsystems engineering), founder and chief scientific officer at Casana.

This story originally appeared in RIT News


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