Category Archives: Spotlight!

Tigers in the wild: Tori Bonagura in London, UK

I’ve actually known I wanted to study abroad for as long as I can remember! First, it was just because I love traveling and wanted to see the world, but then I became really interested in different cultural approaches and really wanted to study design from a new perspective. Continue reading

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Tigers in the wild: Michael Burpoe in Barcelona, Spain

The RIT Graphic Design blog recently caught up with a couple of our majors who are studying abroad this semester. The first interview in our series is with Michael Burpoe, a junior in Graphic Design who is currently studying abroad in … Continue reading

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Faculty Spotlight: Nancy Ciolek

Nancy Ciolek is an Associate Professor teaching various courses in the M.F.A. Visual Communication Design program at RIT. What brought you to Rochester Institute of Technology? During my MFA degree coursework I actually came to RIT to attend a computer graphics design workshop. Two … Continue reading

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Alumni Spotlight: Jason Sfetko

Jason Sfetko is a Deputy Art Director at The New York Times Magazine. He graduated in 2008 with a BFA in Graphic Design from Rochester Institute of Technology. Prior to The New York Times Magazine, Sfetko worked at GQ Magazine under Fred Woodward. His … Continue reading

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Faculty Spotlight: Michael R. Mooney

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Michael R. Mooney is an adjunct professor teaching various courses in the B.F.A. program in Graphic Design and MFA Visual Communication Design at RIT. Michael R. Mooney is also an alumnus of the MFA program in Graphic Design at RIT. What brought you to Rochester … Continue reading

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Alumni Spotlight: Alexander R. Wilcox Cheek

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Alexander R. Wilcox Cheek is an assistant professor at Carnegie Mellon University‘s campus in Doha, Qatar. Alex is also the Co-Founder & CDO Macromicro; Co-Founder of Classroom Salon as well as the founder & Local Leader IxDA Doha. Alex graduated with a BFA … Continue reading

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Faculty Spotlight: Lorrie Frear

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Lorrie Frear is an associate professor teaching various courses in the B.F.A. program in Graphic Design at RIT. Throughout her teaching career, Lorrie has worked with and for many departments to create innovative and challenging collaborative learning experiences for students. What brought you to … Continue reading

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Alumni Spotlight: Vandna Cheena Jain

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Vandna Cheena Jain is the US Creative Director at BlippAR, am augmented Reality app that unlocks exclusive content from everyday things. She has worked on several accounts including United Airlines, Reebok, PediaSure, Kodak, Kraft Foods, and Dove Chocolate, and more. She has BFA in Graphic … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Carly Rumpf

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Carly Rumpf is a senior in the Graphic Design program at Rochester Institute of technology. She has interned at TerraCycle and Gupta Media. Carly recently won a gold Addy for her work as a Art director for Positive Negative Magazine. Hometown: Downingtown, … Continue reading

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