NRS e-Newsletter - February 2015
NRS Newsletter
RIT Honors Six NRS Members as Distinguished Alumni
The 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award winners have been announced. Six NRS members are included in this prestigious recognition event. more »
Experience "Fire & Ice," the 2015 NRS Summer Gala!
Thursday, July 9
The Gene Polisseni Center, RIT Campus
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2nd Annual TAG Day celebrates RIT donors!
RIT students, faculty and staff members came together on February 11 for a special thanks to all those who support RIT! view photos »
NRS Scholars Program Turns 25! Selection of Special Class of Scholars Underway
Your gifts make one of RIT's most important programs possible, the Nathaniel Rochester Society Scholars. more »
Alumni House Welcomes First NRS Friends
Last year, RIT purchased a private estate home and grounds adjacent to the campus to serve as a center for all things alumni. So far, 35 donors have shown their support by committing to help with the initial renovation costs. more »
Exclusive for NRS Members
Commencement Tickets Available
A limited number of reserved tickets for the Academic Convocation of RIT's 130th Commencement are available to NRS members. more »
A Special Discussion with President Destler
Join President Bill Destler for a discussion on the progress of the university and opportunities and directions for RIT's future. more »
Volunteer for RIT This Spring
You can help RIT during two of our most important events. There are many fun opportunities to join with other NRS members and the RIT family. more »
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:
Save the Date for the Shaw Festival!
Thursday, October 1, 2015
Join alumni and friends of RIT for our third annual day trip to Niagara on the Lake, including transportation, lunch at the Prince of Wales, a pre-show talk with members of the cast and a matinee performance of Sweet Charity. NRS members will have an opportunity to purchase discounted tickets so watch for details!
Watch for your email invitation to register later this spring.
Underground Seattle Tour & Lunch
Saturday, March 28, 11:30 a.m.
The Seattle alumni chapter invites NRS Members to join them for this one of a kind underground tour.
Register now »
RIT Alumni Tour & Lunch at the Getty Museum
Saturday, April 11, 11:00 a.m.
Los Angeles area NRS members can join the RIT LA Alumni Chapter for the architecture and garden tour beginning at 11:00 a.m.
Register now »
Laps & Lunch at Watkins Glen International
Saturday, April 25, 11:30 a.m.
NRS Members can join in a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Imagine three laps around the world renowned Watkins Glen International's 3.4 mile road course in your own car!
Register now »
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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.
Forbes 30 under 30 features NRS Member, Austin McChord

Do you love your work enough to pass up a 9-figure payday? That's the question Austin McChord had to answer when an established security firm offered to buy him out for more than $100 million. more »
Kate Gleason College of Engineering launches Ph.D. in Engineering

The first class of students in the new Ph.D. program came to RIT from all over the world. more »
RIT alumnus, Alex Kipman '01, at the helm of Microsoft's newest technology, the Hololens.

Watch the video »
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