NRS e-Newsletter - August 2014
NRS Newsletter
Gueldenpfennigs selected as 2014 NRS Winners
Congratulations to Klaus '74, '77, and Brigitte '81 Gueldenpfennig, awarded the 2014 NRS Award more »
Longtime NRS members chosen for 2014 Alumni Awards
The three NRS members, John Bartholomew '60, Patrick Talty '92, '02, and Lisa Talty '91, '97 will receive their prestigious awards at the annual Presidents' Alumni Ball during Brick City Homecoming. more »
Honor Wall in Wallace Center Dedicated to Recognize NRS members during the 2014 NRS Summer Gala.
You are now a fixture in the Wallace Center! The NRS Honor Wall was dedicated during the NRS Gala recognizing the impact of more than 40 years of NRS support, and educating new generations of RIT students about the important work of NRS.
Upcoming Events
There are many exciting RIT events on campus and around the country, and you are welcome to attend! Just a few of these are highlighted below:
Frontier Field
RIT Day at Frontier Field!
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Pre-Game Picnic starts at 11:00 a.m.
The first pitch is at 1:05 p.m.
Tickets: $20 for adults, $10 for children under 12
Includes: all-you-can-eat buffet and ice cold soda

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Polisseni Center Dedication
Thursday, September 18, 5:30 PM
Grand opening of the Gene Polisseni Center on the RIT campus. If interested in attending the dedication ceremony, please contact the NRS office at
Brick City Homecoming
October 16-19, 2014
Presidents' Alumni Ball, October 17
For information on Brick City Homecoming events, visit
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Some of our top RIT stories are featured below. You can get all the RIT news by visiting RIT’s website, or subscribing to RIT’s News & Events Daily enews. Visit N&E Daily’s subscription site to sign up.
President welcomes back RIT community

President Bill Destler welcomed back the RIT community this morning by outlining a draft of the proposed Strategic Plan 2025. more »
Princeton Review names RIT among best colleges

Princeton Review names RIT among best colleges. High marks for academics, innovation and opportunities for real-world work experience. more »
GCCIS named National Center for Academic Excellence

RIT named a National Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education. U.S. government agencies recognize Golisano College for cyber security education. more »
RIT's 23rd Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium

Passion for innovation at RIT’s 23rd Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium. Event on Aug. 8 recognizes outstanding student achievements in scientific research. more »
NRS member pens mystery book series

Dr. Heath Boice-Pardee '11, NRS member and interim vice president for student affairs, is working on the third in his series of "Ocean Grove Mysteries," inspired by his seaside former hometown. more »
Book Series
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Member Spotlight
Tom Duerr
Tom Duerr '77

"After selling my business last year, it was very clear to me that I was blessed to be able to have the success I had. Now is the time to help others reach for their own success. My success started at RIT and that is a natural place to return to." more »

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