Success Stories

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

Students

Weber’s favorite quote is from Albert Einstein: “The only source of knowledge is experience.” more
Simmons, 22, from Pickering, Ohio, is a fourth-year Packaging Science major who plans to graduate in May. more
RIT’s variety of support services was important to this Mechanical Engineering Technology major. more
This NTID Presidential Scholarship recipient works hard, but still finds time to play. more
This interpreting major's interest in sign language began at home in Louisville, Kentucky. more

Alumni

NTID’s 2014 Distinguished Alumnus took the skills he learned at RIT/NTID and applied them to his professional life. more
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

Faculty/Staff

Stein is a thinker and a doer. And he challenges his students to become thinkers and doers as well. more
Paying it forward is important to this Pittsburgh native and associate director of NTID’s Pre-College Education Network (P-CEN). more
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