Doug Giaccone


Enfield, CT
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Why I chose my major: 

It fits my interests.

Why I chose RIT: 
Because of the support for deaf and hard-of-hearing students and the college’s great engineering program.
What I like best about RIT: 

Social life and the outstanding support services I receive.

Best part of living on campus: 

Being near friends.

Dream job: 
To be able to design car parts and test them.
Favorite spot on campus: 

The restaurants at RIT’s Global Village, because the food is delicious.

Favorite professor: 
Marcus Holmes, because he is very funny and friendly.
Favorite class: 
“Solid Works,” because I got to create 3D models of go karts and I was very successful at making them.
What excites me about RIT: 

My motivation for getting my degree from a good college.

If I could tell prospective students only one thing about RIT/NTID, it would be: 

It’s an amazing school.

Favorite place to eat in Rochester: 
Dinosaur Bar-B-Que
Favorite movie: 
"Lord of the Rings"
Fun fact about me: 

I love to play poker and sports in my free time.