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Ruff Weds Talents in Arts and Technology

July 09, 2019

Ruff Weds Talents in Arts and Technology

By Bruce Gerson

Tim Ruff is a singing software specialist.

During the week, he uses his technical skills as a systems and support consultant for the Dietrich College, where for the past year he has built and managed the online application system for all of the college’s graduate programs. On the weekends, the Carnegie Mellon College of Fine Arts graduate is a singer, songwriter and wedding musician.
“I absolutely love my work,” Ruff said. “I’m very analytical, which might be surprising for a musician, so I enjoy code, software and computing. This is one of the best jobs I could have found at Dietrich.”

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