B. Thomas Golisano to Launch Major RIT Initiative Today

Formal announcement planned for 10 a.m. on the RIT campus

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A. Sue Weisler

B. Thomas Golisano

B. Thomas Golisano, founder and chairman of Paychex Inc. and owner of the National Hockey League’s Buffalo Sabres, will join Rochester Institute of Technology President Bill Destler today for a news conference on the RIT campus. The announcement of a major initiative presents significant impact to the university and offers enhanced prospects for economic development throughout the Rochester region.

WHO: B. Thomas Golisano and RIT President Bill Destler

WHAT: Launch of a major initiative at RIT

WHEN: 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12

WHERE: B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences auditorium, Building 70 on the RIT campus

MEDIA PARKING: Curbside along Reynolds Drive, directly east of Building 70 (take Andrews Drive to the south side of campus to access Reynolds Drive)

MEDIA CONTACT: Paul Stella, 475-4950 (office), 330-6098 (cell), pbscom@rit.edu