Brick City 2012




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A. Sue Weisler

Second-year industrial design student Reese Zecchin made a wallet as a thank-you gift for Horton Distinguished Speaker Alec Baldwin. Nearly 4,500 people attended the conversation with the actor.

More than 17,000 people attended Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend events this year.

Highlights of Rochester Institute of Technology’s Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend this year include a talk with actor Alec Baldwin, the RIT Presidents’ Alumni Ball, the RIT women’s hockey team’s first-ever contest at Blue Cross Arena in downtown Rochester, and the return of RIT men’s hockey as the Tigers face Penn State at Blue Cross Arena.

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A. Sue Weisler

Second-year industrial design student Reese Zecchin made a wallet as a thank-you gift for Horton Distinguished Speaker Alec Baldwin. Nearly 4,500 people attended the conversation with the actor.

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Elizabeth Lamark/RIT Production Services

RIT leaders and dignitaries participated in a ceremonial groundbreaking for the Gene Polisseni Center. For more information on the future home of men’s and women’s Division I hockey.

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Ken Huth

A sell-out crowd of 10,556 cheered on the men’s hockey team at Blue Cross Arena in downtown Rochester. The Tigers lost to Penn State 3-2.

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Ken Huth

Annette Blanchard ’57 and Mort Kanovsky, right, took part in the Golden Circle luncheon. The luncheon is for alumni who graduated 50 or more years ago. The class of 1962 was welcomed into the Golden Circle this year.

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Ken Huth

The Presidents’ Alumni Ball was a highlight for 950 alumni, students, parents, faculty and staff. The event included a three-course dinner, a casino night and live music by Big Bad Voodoo Daddy.

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Ken Huth

More than 400 people participated in the Brick City 5K Run and Walk on campus, including first-year software engineering student Ellen Traub, right, and her parents David and Margaret.