An Invitation to RIT's Community Open House, Oct. 21-24

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Follow RITNEWS on Twitter Eight colleges; 15,500 students; 3,000 faculty and staff; 90,000 alumni from all 50 states and 90 nations.

Singly, each is deserving of recognition. As a cluster, they are the essence of Rochester Institute of Technology as a leader in higher education for 175 years.

It's time to celebrate!

During RIT's seventh annual Brick City Festival weekend, from Oct. 21 to 24, visitors are invited to join parents, alumni, students, faculty and staff for a Community Open House.

Highlights of the festival include a Global Awareness Fair celebrating cultures, food, music and the arts from around the world, a free concert with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, the Film Festival Honors 2004 student exhibition, tours of the campus and a pumpkin toss.

Ticketed events include an informal discussion by celebrated actor and director Robert Redford, joined by Democrat & Chronicle film critic, Jack Garner; a rap session with Kanye West and an evening of laughs with comedian David Spade.

For more information on the Community Open House, call Karen Briggs at 475-5012. A complete schedule of RIT's 175th Anniversary events is available on the Web at