RIT Alumni from global campuses received a warm welcome during the first RIT Alumni reunion Gala ceremony that took place in Dubai Silicon Oasis Head Quarters, last Thursday. During the ceremony the first RIT UAE Alumni Chapter was announced by RIT Dubai Director of Development and Alumni Relations, Dr. Gisela Loehlein.
Sheikh Khaled Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the RIT Dubai Board of Directors, welcomed the Alumni and addressed the bond between Dubai Silicon Oasis and RIT.
Dr. Yousef Al Assaf, President of RIT Dubai, welcomed the graduates from global RIT campuses and urged them to use their knowledge and ethics gained during their study at RIT and give back to the society. “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give” emphasized Dr. Al Assaf quoting W. Churchill.
The event was also attended by RIT Alumni from all global campuses in New York, Croatia and Kosovo, RIT NY e-MBA student groups, DSO officials and RIT faculty and staff.