Success Stories

Meet a few of the students, alumni, faculty and staff who have found success at RIT/NTID.

Students

A love of math and numbers is the reason why Ashleen Evans is pursuing a degree in Accounting. more
Graham Forsey believes in being busy. He also believes in taking advantage of opportunities. more
Hailing from Bethlehem, Palestine, David Tawil is pursuing a double major in Accounting and Management in RIT's Saunders College of Business and dreams of starting his own business. more
Drawing in church to pass the time has helped Leah Murray develop the skills to graduate from NTID's Visual Communications Studies program with an associate degree. more
“I really love to put a smile on everyone’s face,” says this fourth-year Applied Arts and Science major. more

Alumni

Persistence is at the heart of what drives Tiffany Panko to succeed in medical school and in life. more
After experiencing co-ops in Tanzania and at John Hopkins on co-ops, Jibril Jaha is now working full time at the US Department of Agriculture in Iowa. more
Volunteering leads to opportunities, and no one knows that better than this RIT/NTID alumna. more
"Follow your passion. Study hard and recognize that you always will be studying throughout your career to be successful in your field." more
Siebert used her experience in the Information Technology program at RIT to prepare her for her career at IBM. more

Faculty/Staff

Erin Kane understands the importance of getting prospective deaf and hard-of-hearing students to visit campus. more
Read how Gil Beverly went from being a duplicate press operator to teaching RIT/NTID students for 21 years. more
This St. Croix, Virgin Islands, native, who was born deaf, has worked at RIT/NTID since 2004 and enjoys the fast-paced nature of his position. more
It only took one quarter as an adjunct professor at RIT to convince Smith to pursue teaching full-time. more
Aaron led a diversified career before settling in as program director for NTID's Performing Arts program. more