Welcome members of
the Class of 2003 to the Alumni Network!
We hope you get involved in regional programs for alumni. Listed
below are events taking place across the country. To participate
in events or to help plan future events in your area call the
Office of Alumni Relations toll free at 1-866-RIT-ALUM or go to
click on activities.
remember Sept. 11, 2001
our troops and give back to your communities! Join fellow RIT
alumni as we remember Sept. 11, 2001. Alumni will be joining across
the country in various community service projects in their area
during the month of September. Call the Office of Alumni Relations
today to sign up to work side by side with your classmates to
remember our fallen friends and support our troops.
A day at the races was enjoyed by the Albany Alumni Chapter on
Aug. 9. Alumni and guests attended brunch at the Saratoga Golf
and Polo Club before heading over to the track for the Sword Dancer
Invitational at the Saratoga Race Course. Thank you to Dan
Farrell 81, the alumni host for this special event!
Alumni had the opportunity to enjoy the French Masterworks from
the State Pushkin Museum, Moscow, at the High Museum. This exhibit
included 76 masterpieces from Picasso, Matisse, Cezanne, van Gogh,
Rousseau, Boucher, David, Corot, Manet, Lautrec, Renoir, Monet,
Gauguin and others.
at Boston PBS affiliate WGBH during a pledge drive. Second
from left is Carl Dentler ’34, celebrating his 90th
birthday at this event.
An RIT chair was auctioned in June at the Boston WGBH Auction
to help the local PBS affiliate. Also in June, the chapter enjoyed
the waterfront view at Tias during a networking night. Alumni
and their families gathered on Aug. 17 to see the Pawtucket Red
Sox take on the Rochester Red Wings and enjoy a picnic dinner
prior to game time.
Great work, chapter
leaders Pat Ward 97, Stephanie
Murphy 96 and Scotty Rill 97!
Al Teufen 73 coordinated an alumni gathering
to see the Cleveland Indians on Aug. 7. A picnic dinner before
the game was enjoyed by alumni and guests.
New York City
Amy Sundstrom 95 and Jennifer
Zausmer 93 planned a fun networking night at the
Vine on May 8. This summer, specially priced tickets to the U.S.
Open 2003 were available for purchase by alumni.
alums gathered for a visit with RIT President Albert Simone
and Vice Presidents Robert Davila and Mary-Beth Cooper
Alumni and guests enjoyed the last season of Phillies baseball
at Veterans Stadium. Tickets to the Phillies-Red Sox game sold
RIT president Albert
Simone visited alumni in Philadelphia on April 30. He brought
with him Robert Davila, RIT vice president and NTID CEO, and Mary-Beth
Cooper, vice president for student affairs. Alumni, parents, and
guests enjoyed this unique evening of exchange. Thank you to the
hosts Jane and Don Pulver, NTID Foundation Board
of Trustees and RIT Board of Trustees, and Bill and Eileen
Whiteside, chairman emeritus, RIT Board of Trustees and
parents of Mary 86 and Christopher
Thank you to alumni
volunteers Aviva Dubrow 91 and Paul
Take me out to the ball game! Thank you to Stacy Johnson
96 for organizing an evening with the Diamondbacks.
Alumni and friends enjoyed a great evening of networking as they
watched the Arizona Diamondbacks take on the Los Angeles Dodgers
on July 25.
Alumni joined together for a night of Courage! Alumni and friends
enjoyed a pizza party and fan appreciation night at a Carolina
Courage game on Aug. 9. Thank you to Mike and Suzanne
Pail 98 for their dedication in organizing this
Every available seat on the bus was filled for the Keuka Lake
Wine Tour. A wonderful day of wine sampling was had by alumni
and guests. Gary VanDeMortel 00 was especially
helpful in coordinating this activity.
The sun shined for
the Harbor Town Belle Boat Excursion in May; which gave alumni
and guests the opportunity to take a paddleboat ride on Lake Ontario.
Alumni and their families saw the Rochester Red Wings play on
June 27. Special guest the Zooperstars were at the game and contributed
to the evenings fun. Thank you to alumni host Donna
Bell 83 for her help in scheduling this activity.
A special volunteer
planning meeting is scheduled for Sept. 18 that you dont
want to miss. All Rochester area alumni are welcomed to attend.
Starting at noon, a 30-minute tour of the Center for Integrated
Manufacturing Studies at RIT will be conducted. Afterward, a boxed
lunch will be served during a brief chapter meeting. Mark your
Other upcoming chapter
events to stay tuned for are a Niagara-on-the-Lake day trip on
Sept. 13 and an evening at the Rochester Philharmonic Gala Holiday
Pops on Dec.19.
alums had a great time at a local wine tasting event.
Winery Callaway Coastal was toured by San Diego alumni on June
14. Also, a wine tasting and picnic lunch in the scenic region
Thank you to Rick
Prenoveau 78, Louis Semon 72,
Micki Hafner 92, Pamela Wick 94
and Phil Ohme 92 for your hard work.
Several great events coming your way. Great ideas were shared
by all at the Peju Province Wine Tasting. From this event we have
several volunteer hosts for upcoming events. More to come soon!
Thank you to all of you.
|Alums in D.C.
listen to a briefing by RIT officials.
Before visiting Philadelphia, RIT President Albert Simone stopped
in Washington, D.C., on April 29. The evening included presentations
from Bruce James 64, chairman of the RIT
Board of Trustees, and Robert Davila, RIT vice president and CEO
of NTID. Special thanks to Vicky Decker 93
for her continued efforts for the chapter.