RIT, American Packaging Corp. to Announce $1 Million Donation, Oct. 10

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

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American Packaging Corp., headquartered on Driving Park Ave. in Rochester, will announce a $1 million donation to Rochester Institute of Technology during a news conference at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10. The gift will fund a major component of RIT’s new Engineering Technology building, which opens early next year.

WHO: American Packaging CEO and owner Peter Schottland and RIT President Bill Destler

WHAT: Announcement of a $1 million gift to RIT’s Department of Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology/Packaging Science

WHEN: 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10

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: John Follaco, 475-4948 (office), 503-9072 (cell), jpfuns@rit.edu