NRS e-Newsletter - August 2015
NRS Newsletter
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NRS member chosen for Highest Alumni Award
Andrew Brenneman '88 has been named RIT's Outstanding Alumnus for 2015. An NRS member since 2006, and an RIT Trustee since 2005, Brenneman has been a dedicated supporter of the National Technical Institute for the Deaf at RIT. more »
Did you submit your NRS Gala Survey?
If you have not yet completed your survey on this year's NRS Gala, please help us in our planning for next year.

Even if you did not attend the Gala this year, we are requesting your input on future plans.

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Happy 25th Anniversary, NRS Scholars!
It's a special year for Nathaniel Rochester Society as we mark the 25th Anniversary of the NRS Scholarships.more »
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20th Anniversary Performing Artists Concert Season Begins
Join friends of the performing arts at RIT as we celebrate the 20th season of the RIT Performing Artists Concert Series. The concert series is presented by the RIT College of Liberal Arts Performing Arts Program. See the Upcoming Events listings below for details on the fall concerts, or click here for information on the entire series.
You Can Help Complete the Emerson Challenge
Many NRS donors have made gifts to the Fred L. Emerson Challenge to create a much-needed endowed fund supporting Undergraduate Research. The challenge grant from the Emerson Foundation ends in October, and we still need to raise $250,000. more »
A ROAR Day Challenge for Campus NRS Members
ROAR Day, RIT's annual campus kick off for the Fund for RIT, is set for Thursday, October 1. This is a perfect day for Faculty and Staff NRS members to renew your NRS gift AND show our students and colleagues your commitment to RIT. more »
Welcome New NRS Members!
The following individuals are first time NRS members for 2015. Thank you all for supporting RIT, and welcome to NRS! more »
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Enjoy a bit of the Summer Gala all year long
By popular demand, we are pleased to provide you a few of RIT Chef de Cuisine Autumn Geer's best offerings from this year's NRS Summer Gala. Enjoy!
Bacon Jam
Sweet Potato Mango Salad
Kale Roasted Beet Salad with Goat Cheese
 
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:
 
Carl Atkins and "Culture Clash" - "AFRICA IN JAZZ"
Friday, September 18, 2015, 8 p.m.
Ingle Auditorium, Student Alumni Union
RIT Performing Artists Concert Series
with guest artist West African Master Drummer Martin Kwaku Kwaakye Obeng
All seating is unreserved: NRS members $15; $20 General Public.

For NRS member tickets, please contact Brandy Madera at 585.475.4958, or brandy.madera@rit.edu.
 
The Neave Trio – Classical chamber Music
Friday, October 9, 2015, 8 p.m.
Ingle Auditorium, Student Alumni Union
RIT Performing Artists Concert Series
All seating is unreserved: NRS members $15; $20 General Public.

For NRS member tickets, please contact Brandy Madera at 585.475.4958, or brandy.madera@rit.edu.
 
Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend
October 16 – 18, 2015
Click here for information on Brick City Homecoming events

NRS members are offered special reserved seating for the Horton Speaker event. If you would like reserved seats, please purchase your tickets online through the BCH site, and then email nrs@rit.edu that you will be attending and how many guest will be joining. We will hold your seats for you.
 
The Amenda String Quartet
Friday, November 6, 2015, 8 p.m.
Ingle Auditorium, Student Alumni Union
RIT Performing Artists Concert Series
Featuring special guest pianist Christopher Goodpasture, playing Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 12 in A Major, arranged by the composer for string quartet.
All seating is unreserved: NRS members $15; $20 General Public.

For NRS member tickets, please contact Brandy Madera at 585.475.4958, or brandy.madera@rit.edu.
 
See all events »
 
News
 
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.
 
National Science Foundation $4M grant continues to help DeafTEC

The National Science Foundation has renewed its pledge to funding resources for deaf and hard-of-hearing education by awarding an additional $4 million to Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the Deaf to continue DeafTEC. more »
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RIT/Ithaca College collaboration seeks to educate more STEM teachers

RIT-Ithaca collaboration targets need for more math and science teachers agreement encourages undergraduates to consider careers in education. more »
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Princeton Review names RIT among best colleges
Rochester Institute of Technology is again being recognized by The Princeton Review as one of the nation's best universities for undergraduate education. more »
 
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Member Spotlight
 
Tom Duerr
WOCHA Advisory Board Members

Time, talent and treasure – giving all three is a real show of commitment to RIT. Six WOCHA (Women of Color, Honor, and Ambition) Advisory Board members recently took the next step in supporting the organization by including an NRS level gift as part of their commitment. more »

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