New Initiative in Support of RIT Hockey Programs to be Announced Today

News conference takes place at 4:30 p.m. inside Ritter Arena

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Bill Destler, president of Rochester Institute of Technology, joins Wayne Wilson, RIT men’s hockey head coach, and Mary-Beth Cooper, senior vice president for student affairs, for a news conference today on the RIT campus.

The announcement will kick off an initiative designed to enhance the future of RIT’s men’s and women’s hockey programs while introducing a major benefactor to the effort.

WHEN: 4:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12.

WHERE: Mezzanine level of Frank Ritter Arena.

MEDIA PARKING: Reserved parking along Adele D. Clark Drive, located between Ritter Arena and the Gordon Field House and accessible through Parking Lot D.

MEDIA CONTACT: Paul Stella, RIT, 475-4950 (office), 330-6098 (cell),

LIVE BROADCAST: Campus radio station WITR-FM (89.7) will carry the announcement live, with coverage beginning at 4:25 p.m.