Join us for the Presidents’ Alumni Ball during Brick City Homecoming and Family Weekend

RIT President David C. Munson Jr. and Alumni Association President Eric Kuckhoff ’84 invite you to join us for this year’s Presidents’ Alumni Ball! This year we will honor RIT’s international impact. RIT is truly a global university that offers degree programs at five international sites, hosts approximately 2,600 international students from over 102 countries, and sponsors numerous international co-ops.
Thank you for your interest in the Presidents' Alumni Ball, currently we are SOLD OUT. If you are interested in being placed on the waiting list, please email or call the Alumni Relations Office at 585.475.2586 for assistance.
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We look forward to welcoming you at the Presidents’ Alumni Ball.

The 2017 Presidents’ Alumni Ball

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This signature event is an opportunity to travel around the world in one night. Along with musical entertainment, the evening will feature a video arcade and the Big Freeze 360 degree camera, generously provided by alumnus Robert Latorre ’75.

The reception begins at 6:30 p.m. followed by dinner, an awards ceremony, dancing and gaming.

Friday, October 13, 2017
6:30 – 11:00 p.m.
RIT Gordon Field House and Activities Center
RIT Campus
Rochester, NY
Event Details

Black tie optional attire

Campus Map

Parking will be available in D lot, in front of the Gordon Field House and Activities Center. Golf carts will be circulating throughout the evening to get you to and from your vehicle if needed.
Hors d’oeuvres reception and dinner
Dietary Restrictions:
Please indicate any allergies or special requests by contacting
Dinner Seating:
To request table seating with specific guests, please indicate their names by contacting
ASL Interpreting:
If you need interpreting services, please contact
Ticket Price:
$110/person or $1,000 for a table of 10


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This year’s Presidents’ Alumni Ball will also celebrate a group of remarkable
alumni and friends who have created a lasting impact on RIT and the world.

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Outstanding Alumnus

Brooks Bower ’74
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Outstanding Alumni Award – Established by the Office of the President in 1952, this is the highest honor the university can bestow upon an alumnus/a in recognition of professional accomplishments, as well as service and generosity to the university.

Previous Outstanding Alumni Award Recipients >>

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Volunteer of the Year

E. Philip Saunders
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Volunteer of the Year – This award is presented to an individual – a graduate or friend of the university – who exhibits dedication to the RIT community by being active and involved in the university community and beyond.

Previous Volunteer of the Year Award Winners >>

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Distinguished Alumni Awards

Meet RIT’s 2017 Distinguished Alumni >>

Distinguished Alumni Award – This award is presented to a certified alumnus/a who has performed with distinction at the highest levels of his or her chosen profession; or who has contributed significantly to the advancement and leadership of noteworthy civic, philanthropic, or service organizations over the course of many years. Those honored have brought distinction to their colleges and RIT through their professional, community and/or philanthropic achievements.

Past Distinguished Alumni Awardees >>


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This special evening would not be possible without our sponsors.
Thank you to the following for supporting the 2017 Presidents’ Alumni Ball.

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Premier Sponsor

Big Freeze Sponsor

Entertainment Sponsor

Outstanding Alumni Award Sponsor

VIP Cocktail Reception Sponsor

Volunteer of the Year Award Sponsor

Wine Sponsor

Cocktail Reception Sponsor

Dessert Sponsor

Gaming Sponsors