Student Success Stories

This fourth-year Graphic Design student has a love for writing and graphic design and an obsession with typography. more
This outgoing young man says a vibrant student life on campus was an important factor in his decision to choose RIT. more
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
A passion for science has helped forge a path of success for Canadian Tina Feng. more
RIT has been a great fit, both inside and outside the classroom, for this fourth-year Environmental Science major. more
This Information Technology major says of attending RIT, "This was my dream, and I am now living it." more
A childhood love of "building things" prepared Stowbunenko well for his engineering major at RIT. more
This biomedical science major accepted a co-op position at Columbia University, where he will perform biomedical research. more
Advice from this Nigerian-born student: "Don’t give up on your goals and don’t fear to ask others if you need help." more

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Portrait of Shavone Moncrieffe
Be yourself and live life to the fullest,” is a motto Shavone Moncrieffe strives to follow every day.
Shareef Ali in glasses and a blue shirt
A job with VTCSecure, an international provider of telecommunications access, awaits Shareef after graduation.
Viet Q. Le
Viet Q. Le is a faculty member in NTID’s Science and Mathematics Department.
Joseph Hill
Joseph Hill is a faculty member in NTID’s American Sign Language and Interpreting Education Department.
Laural Hartman
Laural Hartman is a lecturer in NTID’s Visual Communications Studies Department, teaching core courses such as Drawing and Principles of Design and Color.
Jason Nordhaus
Nordhaus is a core faculty member in RIT’s Center for Computational Relativity and Gravitation in the School of Mathematical Sciences, and a professor in the astrophysics Ph.D. program in RIT’s School of Physics and Astronomy.
Alesia Allen
Visiting Assistant Professor in NTID’s Department of Liberal Studies, Allen teaches introductory courses in psychology and abnormal psychology.
Jonathan Roman
At RIT, Roman found his purpose — to bridge the gap and connect the hearing and the deaf worlds.
Susana Flores
Flores, the only deaf person in her family and the first to go to college, is planning to be the curator of an art gallery one day.
Kelly Jo Hilleshiem
The NBA Indiana Pacers’ dance team wanted her, but Hilleshiem chose RIT/NTID instead.
Christopher Caulfield
Christopher chose RIT to pursue the web and mobile computing program, and to meet successful deaf role models that he never had encountered back home.
Alesia Allen
Visiting Assistant Professor in NTID’s Department of Liberal Studies, Allen teaches introductory courses in psychology and abnormal psychology.
Jason Nordhaus
Jason Nordhaus joined the faculty in NTID’s Science and Mathematics Department as an assistant professor and theoretical astrophysicist.
Portrait of Talila Lewis
A desire to work with young people and involve them in social justice advocacy brought Lewis to RIT/NTID.
Mary Rose Weber
Weber’s favorite quote is from Albert Einstein: “The only source of knowledge is experience.”
Simmons, 22, from Pickering, Ohio, is a fourth-year Packaging Science major who plans to graduate in May.
RIT’s variety of support services was important to this Mechanical Engineering Technology major.
This NTID Presidential Scholarship recipient works hard, but still finds time to play.