Reunion 2002 and Brick
RIT celebrated its
spirit Oct. 11-13 during Reunion 2002 and the fifth anniversary
of Brick City Festival RITs community celebration
for alumni, family and students.
The three-day event hosted more than 2,600 visitors to campus
and featured top-notch entertainment, reunion activities for class
years and athletics, faculty presentations, campus tours and the
Stonehurst Capital Invitational Regatta.
||A Family Affair
Keith Shugerts 95, member of the RIT Alumni Network
Board of Directors, and son Branden
had fun at the alumni volunteer recognition
luncheon. Branden is sure to be an RIT legacy as his mom,
Michele (Boyer) 96, is also a graduate.
with the Past
Golden graduates mingle after the Golden Circle luncheon.
A special pinning ceremony takes place during the luncheon,
which is the highlight of Golden Circle a program to
recognize and pay tribute to alumni celebrating 50 years plus
Former NBA superstar Magic Johnson was
the Horton Distinguished Speaker. He hosted a student roundtable
followed by a discussion in Clark Gymnasium about his career,
his entrepreneurial ventures and living with HIV.
From left to right are Victor Del Rosso 51, Chair of
Reunion 2002 Giving Program; Albert J. Simone, RIT President;
Kenneth Reed 71, Chair of RIT Alumni Network and Chair
of Reunion 2002 Planning Committee.
Reunion 2002 Giving
For the second year in a row, RIT alumni made the Reunion Giving
program a success! The classes of 1942, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1962,
1971, 1972, 1973 and 1997 reached an unprecedented 22 percent
in giving participation and a benchmark dollar amount of $250,000.
The work of 90 alumni
volunteers was instrumental in achieving these results. The giving
program for the 14 classes of Reunion 2003 is underway. For more
information, please contact the Reunion Giving Office at 585-475-7624