Author Archives: Michael Peres

Only at RIT – Facilities Renovation

In July, 2014 the School began renovation of the Francis Chemistry lab. It was a huge undertaking and now we are so very excited with what has been accomplished in the months that have  followed.  What a transformation! More than … Continue reading

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Student feature – Gail Goers

Gail Goers was born in Louisville, Kentucky and grew up in North Carolina. She received her B.A. in Spanish and Communication Studies in 2000. At age twenty-seven, she took up photography and has worked in the field for the past … Continue reading

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Alumni feature – Jessica Todd Harper

We asked Jessica a 2001 MFA alum to answer a few questions about her career What are doing professionally? My chief focus is my fine art work.  I have a new book, The Home Stage, coming out in November http://www.artbook.com/9788862083645.html … Continue reading

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Alumni feature – Amy Fronczkiewicz

I consider myself unbelievably fortunate to be able to love my work, and work at what I love, photography. It may sound trite, but I always knew photography was exactly what I wanted to pursue. As a kid I worshiped … Continue reading

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Student feature – Maureen MacGregor

Maureen MacGregor, from Lakewood, OH, is a senior at the Rochester Institute of Technology studying Photojournalism with a minor in Women’s and Gender Studies. With a special interest in video journalism, she aspires to cover stories on human rights and … Continue reading

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Student feature – Zach Pezzillo

Zach grew up on the north shore of Maui, Hawaii where he developed a deep respect for the ‘aina (land) and the preservation of endangered native ecosystems. He began taking photographs at the age of 12 and his photos have … Continue reading

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Alumni Feature – Professor Beth Ann Benetz, CRA, FOPS

Beth Ann is a Professor at Case Western Reserve University, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences in Cleveland, Ohio. She is an accomplished ophthalmic photographer and researcher. She  directs activities for two ophthalmic reading centers, Retinal Disease Image Analysis Reading … Continue reading

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Student feature – Evan Ortiz

Evan Ortiz is from Brooklyn, New york. He is a fifth-year photojournalism student and is also working on a minor in creative writing. He will be graduating May 2015. His work is centered on exploring vulnerability, and sharing stories about … Continue reading

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RIT is looking for an Assistant Professor in Photojournalism

The School of Photographic Arts and Sciences invites applicants to apply for a tenure track Assistant Professor in its Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Photojournalism program. The appointment begins fall 2015. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to teach undergraduate photojournalism … Continue reading

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Student feature – Julia Rabkin

Julia Rabkin was born in Moscow, Russia. She immigrated to the United States in 1989. She is in her third year of the advertising photography major. She specializes in fashion and beauty. Before attending RIT, she was a freelance photographer … Continue reading

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