Rochester Institute of Technology

Cancer crusaders

Joe Vicario knows how to battle. Start with his birth defect, Goldenhar syndrome, which left him without a left ear, left lung and left thumb and with a malformed aortic heart valve. It led to 28 surgeries before age 12.

NCAA Convention keynote places college athletes at the forefront

Kendall Spencer looked back on his high school days on Thursday and saw the potential he had, which needed only a little longer to blossom. Now a two-time All-American track and field standout in the long jump at the University of New Mexico, athletics provided the opportunity he needed, Spencer said during the Keynote Luncheon at the 2015 NCAA Convention.

For DIII chair, SAAC experience will be “my favorite memory” of college

Chelsea Shoemaker, a senior soccer student-athlete at Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, N.Y., joined the Tigers’ Student-Athlete Advisory Committee in 2009 and was named the NCAA Division III SAAC chair in Jan. 2014.

Vakiener’s passion stretches further than one playing field

By Alexandra Assimon NCAA.org It is fair to say that Shelby Vakiener, a fifth-year civil engineering major at Division III Rochester Institute of Technology, has had a well-rounded student-athlete experience. The senior has played at least...

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