Tag: Death



Edline Chun, Media Sciences Professor, Found Dead

by Chris Zubak-Skees, William Hirsh

The body of Edline Chun, an adjunct professor in the School of Media Sciences (SMS), was found shot to death on Wednesday in a local park near her home in northeast Rochester, according to a police...


ROTC Student Dies in Car Accident

by Alex Rogala, Madeleine Villavicencio

Joseph Glantey, a fourth year Mathematics major from SUNY Geneseo, was killed in a car accident at approximately 8:15 a.m. on Wednesday, March 23. A cadet in RIT’s Army ROTC program, he was returning home from...



Coping with Death on Campus

by Tia Long

Everyone, at some point in their lives, will have to face the death of friends and family, but the nine RIT related deaths - eight students and one recent graduate - since July have brought that realization...

Editor's Note: In Memoriam

by Madeleine Villavicencio

I was in the middle of cleaning up the mess I made while cooking my section editors dinner when I received the text message. Our managing editor wanted to let me know that, based on a friend’s Facebook status,...


Two Students Pass Away

by Chris Zubak-Skees

Paul J. Haase, a fourth year Applied Arts and Sciences major, and Ryan P. Phillips, a fifth year Computer Science major, died one week apart. Haase, 51, from Rensselaer, N.Y. was a reliability specialist...



RIT Student Dies

by Chris Zubak-Skees

Ryan P. Phillips, a fifth year Computer Science major, died late Saturday. The death occurred off-campus, Mary-Beth Cooper, senior vice president for Student Affairs, said. “I am saddened to report the...



Three Students Remembered

by Michelle Spoto

Watching friends, family and staff file into the small chapel in the Schmitt Interfaith Center, it became clear that Pranita Agarwal left a huge void in the RIT community. During her memorial service on...

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