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Friday Events

  1. Golden Circle Tour

    Date
    Friday
    Time
    08:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    Location
    RIT Inn & Conference Center
    5257 W Henrietta Rd,
    Henrietta, NY 14467

    This is a special campus tour just for our Golden Circle alumni. Take in the campus on buses and leave the driving to us! The tour will be before lunch and will depart at 8:30 a.m. from the RIT Inn & Conference Center. 

    Price
    1. Free

    For Golden Circle alumni/guests only.

  2. Class of 1966 - 50th Reunion

    Join fellow class of 1966 alumni and celebrate your 50th Reunion at RIT. The 50th Reunion Weekend registration fee of $15 per person includes admission to the following events: Golden Circle Campus Tour, Golden Circle Luncheon, 1966 Archive Exhibit and Cary Press Tours, 50th Reunion Hospitality Room & Tiger Tales Oral History, and the Student Government Horton Distinguished Speakers Brandon Stanton from Humans of New York.

    Check-in table will be at the Golden Circle Luncheon at the RIT Inn & Conference Center.

    There will be 50th Reunion reserved parking in Lot U on Saturday, October 15th, with complimentary golf cart shuttles between Lot U, the Student Alumni Union, and the Gordon Field House.

    Price
    1. Alumni

      $10.00

    2. Guest

      $10.00

  3. Transformational Imagemaking

    Date
    Friday
    Time
    09:00 AM - 04:30 PM
    Location
    James E. Booth Hall (BOO)
    Bevier Gallery - 2nd Floor

    Transformational Imagemaking is an exhibition featuring work by some of the most innovative imagemakers of the mid-twentieth century through today; artists who redefined the notion of photography as a medium and made an indelible mark on contemporary art practice. 


    Featuring several artists who both worked in and around Rochester and the Western New York area, including alumni of RIT, the show was organized by Robert Hirsch and made its debut at CEPA Gallery in Buffalo in 2014. This show features a selection of works from the original curated exhibition.

    Price
    1. Free

  4. Celebrate Science

    Date
    Friday
    Time
    10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
    Location
    Thomas Gosnell Hall (GOS)
    Atrium

    Meet faculty and students of the College of Science as you and your family browse interactive exhibits!

    Price
    1. Free

  5. Shop One² Open House

    Date
    Friday
    Time
    10:00 AM - 04:30 PM
    Location
    Global Village (GVP)
    Shop One²

    Shop One² is a fine art, craft, and design shop representing RIT affiliated artists including students, faculty, and alumni. Located on the RIT campus in the spectacular Global Village, Shop One² is a unique destination to find ceramics, blown glass, wood, textiles, jewelry, sculpture, paintings, prints, photography, music, literary publications and more.

    Price
    1. Free

  6. Golden Circle Luncheon

    Date
    Friday
    Time
    11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
    Location
    RIT Inn & Conference Center
    5257 W Henrietta Rd,
    Henrietta, NY 14467

    We are pleased to invite you to this year's Golden Circle Luncheon during Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend. This annual luncheon is our way of paying tribute to our alumni celebrating 50 years and beyond as RIT graduates. The Class of 1966 will be inducted into the Golden Circle for their 50th anniversary. The induction ceremony will take place during lunch and includes the tradition of honoring alumni while singing RIT's alma mater. The lunch is complimentary to you and you are welcome to bring one guest. 

  7. Golisano College Dean's Lecture Series

    Date
    Friday
    Time
    12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
    Location
    Golisano Hall (GOL)
    Auditorium (1400)

    Established in 2003, the Golisano College Dean's Lecture Series brings some of the leading minds in tech to RIT to share their insights with students, faculty, alumni, parents, and the community. Join us as we will kick off the 2016-17 academic year during Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend with a visionary guest!

    Price
    1. Free

  8. Giant Global Selfie

    Date
    Friday
    Time
    12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
    Location
    George Eastman Hall (EAS)
    Eastman Kodak Quad

    Come participate in the Giant Global Selfie where the goal is to have representation from as many nations as possible. Meet outside in the Kodak Quad. Rain Location TBD.

    Price
    1. Free

  9. Rochester City Tour

    Date
    Friday
    Time
    01:00 PM - 03:30 PM
    Location
    Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science (CAR)
    Bus Stop at Parking Lot F

    Please arrive by 12:45 p.m. Bus departs promptly at 1:00 p.m.


    Take a bus tour of downtown Rochester and learn the historical, cultural, educational and recreational aspects of the city as it evolved from Flour to Flower. The highlight of the tour is a stop at the High Falls/Browns Race Historic District, which features a panoramic view of the 96-foot waterfall that powered the Rochester flour milling industry for over 100 years.


    Pre-registration required.


    Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science (CAR), Bus Stop at Parking Lot F

    Price
    1. Per Person

      $12.00

  10. Tour of Golisano Institute for Sustainability

    Date
    Friday
    Time
    01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
    Location
    Golisano Institute for Sustainability (SUS)
    Meet in Lobby

    Golisano Institute for Sustainability is an 84,000 square-foot living laboratory which has earned LEED Platinum status (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) from the U.S. Green Building Council. The designation is the highest standard in the rating system, placing it among the top 1 % of all green buildings in the United States today. Learn about the geothermal heating and cooling system, 400 kW fuel cell, rainwater management system, green roof, and high performance building envelope. Visit many of the labs and testbeds to learn about exciting and innovative research initiatives focusing on sustainable production, sustainable energy, mobility, manufacturing, and ecologically friendly information technology systems.

    Price
    1. Free

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