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RIT Gordon Field House and Activities Center Dedication Ceremony, Sept. 10
Rochester Institute of Technology's newest facility will be officially dedicated on Friday, Sept. 10. The grand opening of the Gordon Field House and Activities Center features demonstrations of the multi-use facility by student athletes and cheerleaders and a special appearance by Jim Kelly, four-time Super Bowl quarterback for the Buffalo Bills and member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
The schedule of events includes:
2:30 p.m.-facility demonstrations with aquatics, fitness and field exhibitions, martial arts and juggling. The Dynamics, a blues band fronted by RIT's Joe Fornieri, political science professor in the College of Liberal Arts, will perform from 2:30-3:30 p.m. and again from 4:30-5:30 p.m. in the arena.
3:30 p.m.-dedication ceremony
4:30 p.m.-reception and continued displays of the facility
9:30 p.m.-Second City comedy troupe, Chicago's legendary comedy theatre, will be the first major act to perform in the Gordon Field House. The touring troupe's performance features sketches, songs, improvisations and on-the-spot topical comedy. Founded in Chicago in 1959, Second City has become the springboard for some of the world's finest comedians, actors, writers and directors.
Tickets-$10 general admission-are available at the candy counter in the Student Alumni Union or by calling 475-5210.