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