engineering student Andrew Zioto, left, relaxes with his parents,
Mary Ann and Randy Zioto of Lexington, Mass.
RIT launched its first traditional class-year reunion program Oct.
12-14, 2001. Held in conjunction with the fourth annual Brick City Festival,
Reunion 2001 celebrated anniversaries for the following class years:
1930-1949 (Golden Circle), 1950-52 (50th), 1975-77 (25th), 1990-92 (10th),
1996-2001 (Recent Alumni).
Reunion 2001 highlights included the inaugural luncheon for Golden
Circle, a newly formed program to recognize alumni celebrating 50 years
and beyond as RIT graduates; Kickin' Barbecue catered by the popular
Rochester restaurant, Dinosaur Bar-B-Que; Late Night Reunion in the
RITz featuring '90s alumni band, "A Guy Named Fred"; Silver
Reunion Reception; Alumni Awards & Celebration Dinner catered by Gatherings,
a Rochester-based business operated by alumnus Chris Steubing '82; Alumni
Volunteer Recognition Breakfast; and the Stonehurst Capital Invitational
Regatta, a major event on the Genesee River involving nearly 100 crews
from more than 30 schools.
Nearly 500 alumni and guests attended the weekend's activities. They
all enjoyed seeing old classmates and faculty while re-kindling friendships
and creating new memories. To see additional photos of Reunion 2001
weekend, visit www.rit.edu/reunion.
left, Carol Pimental, Marie Martel 51, and Len Pimental 50
exchange greetings at the Golden Circle Luncheon.
Benjamin, a second-year microelectronic engineering major, talks
with Cheryl Ross, mother of first-year engineering student Jonathan
American flag billows over the Genesee River during the Stonehurst
Capital Invitational Regatta.