Host an alumni event in your
region! The Office of Alumni Relations supports and encourages this
type of activity by creating the invitation and coordinating the mailing.
Furthermore, we handle the event registration and payment process, and
provide nametags and raffle prizes. Call your local RIT friends and
plan an alumni activity near you! To learn more about volunteering as
an alumni host, contact the Office of Alumni Relations toll free at
1-866-RIT-ALUM or visit www.rit.edu/alumni.
Albany alumni enjoyed a champagne
brunch aboard the Dutch Apple Cruise on July 21. Historic sights of
the Hudson River were taken in along with good conversation and fun.
It was another great Albany
alumni experience thanks to alumni hosts John and Laura Comstock
94 and 92. Dont miss out on the fun. Get involved
by calling the Office of Alumni Relations at 1-866-RIT-ALUM.
This past winter, RIT graduates
in Boston purchased all the Celtics and Bruins tickets offered by the
Office of Alumni Relations. In September, sports fans had the opportunity
to participate in the chapters annual Sox outing. Realizing the
Boston job market has been tough recently, the chapter sponsored a career
workshop with Fred Coon. He previously presented Survival Tactics
for Those in Job Transition to the Phoenix Alumni Chapter, and
we were happy to have him address the Boston group.
Thank you to chapter leader
Tom Stumpf 89 for coordinating the Flying Tigers event
Aug. 1. If you would like to help plan future events in Buffalo, call
Tom at 716-668-7914.
The annual National Restaurant
Association Show took place in Chicago in May. Many students, alumni,
faculty and staff from the School of Hospitality and Service Management
attended this major industry event. A luncheon hosted by the RIT Alumni
Network and the Hospitality Alumni Society at The Standard Club offered
alumni an opportunity to meet with Wiley McKinzie, dean of the College
of Applied Science and Technology. A special thanks to alumnus Harvey
Stern 84, director of catering at The Standard Club, for his
Alumni enjoying brunch at the award-winning Karl Strauss Brewery
Alumni in Southern Florida
gathered for a Miami Heat basketball game. Alumni socialized before
the game at Bubba Gumps Restaurant. Many thanks to Jamie Aymerich
93 and 98 for all her efforts in coordinating
fun and exciting opportunities for alumni in this region. Do you have
an idea for an event? Call Jamie at 561-483-8090.
A fall event is brewing for alumni in Central Florida. Stay tuned for
Los Angeles and San Diego
The Los Angeles and San Diego
Alumni Chapters teamed up to provide RIT graduates in Southern California
with the opportunity to attend a Yankees baseball game and share dinner.
Thank you to chapter coordinators Eric Senna 91, Richard Prenoveau
78, Louis Semon 72, Micki Hafner 92, Pamela Wick 94
and Phil Ohme92.
New York City
in New York City enjoying a networking event at City Hall Restaurant.
Due to the popular response
last year to U.S. Open Tennis tickets, the Office of Alumni Relations
again offered alumni the opportunity to purchase these much-sought-after
tickets. The spring networking event at City Hall Restaurant drew more
than 125 alumni! Another networking opportunity is in the works and
you wont want to miss it. Keep an eye out for event information
on the Web and in your mailbox!
The annual Phillies baseball
game was a success thanks to the efforts of chapter leader Aviva
Dubrow 91. Paul Brown 82 and 84
is coordinating a tour of the City Hall building that will include a
reception in one of the mayors rooms. This opportunity will be
available to Philadelphia alumni in the fall. More information will
be available as the date draws closer.
Congratulations to Phoenix
chapter leader Stacy Johnson 96 on her recent wedding!
A fall outing to see a Diamondbacks baseball game is underway. Watch
for more details. Contact Stacy at 480-545-8246 to get involved.
Thank you to Jeff Benck
88 and Fred Asfoury 93 for their help in coordinating
activities for alumni in this area. If you have an idea for an event
contact Jeff at 919-816-0995.
More than 30 alumni and guests
participated in the Seneca Lake Wine Tour in April. Enjoying the comforts
of a tour bus, they traveled to four vineyards sampling a wide selection
of wines and sharing lunch. Many recent RIT graduates enjoyed the annual
Alive at the MAG event. The RIT tent at the Memorial Art
Gallery provided alumni with the opportunity to sign up for the Online
Community and receive the monthly e-newsletter Tigers Tale. Thank
you to all our alumni volunteers at this event including Alumni Network
Board of Directors Chair Kenneth Reed 71. In August, Stony
Brook State Park was the site for an alumni picnic. Food and games were
enjoyed by all who attended. Alumni again have the opportunity to jump
on a bus, this time to travel to Toronto to see the Broadway hit Mamma
Mia! This exciting excursion will include dinner at an Italian restaurant.
For more information on this chapter or to get involved contact Bill
Prentice 99 at 585-224-8339.
Get ready San Francisco alumni
events are being planned. To volunteer contact Michele Conklin
94 at 510-724-3295.
Alumni in Seattle hiked the
Rattlesnake Lake Ledge Trail in North Bend, Wash., this summer. The
1.3 mile hike included an elevation gain of 1,175 feet. Alumni and guests
will enjoy a Mariners baseball game on Sept. 20. For more information,
visit the Web site. Contact Michael Woods 92 at 206-523-6629
to become active in this chapter.
in Syracuse gather for lunch before heading out to the basketball
Thanks to Michael Sciotti
88, the Syracuse Alumni Chapter continues to enjoy Big East
athletics SU style! The next event is an Orangemen vs. Miami football
game at the Carrier Dome on Nov. 30. For more information, call Michael
at 315-471-3151. Additional planning is underway for other events, such
as ice skating at Clinton Square and a visit to the new aquarium at
the mall. If you have ideas for an event and/or would like to plan one,
contact the RIT Office of Alumni Relations toll-free at 1-866-RIT-ALUM.
The 2nd Annual Washington,
D.C., Alumni Chapter team participated in the Race for the Cure on June
1. This community service activity was led by captain Vicky Decker
93. This past summer alumni also enjoyed a wine-tasting dinner
at Clydes Restaurant in Tysons Corner.
D.C. alumni sharing dinner before attending a Capitals hockey game
on March 30.