Alumni of Merit Winner
Rick Short, Class of 1981
Corporate Associate Vice President and Senior Director of
Marketing Communications at the Indium Corporation
Rick Short is a social activist who espouses education, effort, engagement, and example as ways to improve individual lives, our community, and our country.
Rick serves as the president of the MVCC Foundation Board, and serves on the Utica College Young Scholars advisory board, selection committee, and mentor advisory board. His weekly “Cookie Tuesday” volunteer time at the Midtown Utica Community Center helps students learn procedures, math, and baking skills while yielding tasty treats. In addition, Rick mentors several high school students, college students, and young adults in our community.
Rick is the Corporate Associate Vice President and Senior Marketing Communications Director at the Indium Corporation. He holds an MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, a BS from Utica College, and an AAS from MVCC.