February 2009
Volume 8 Issue 2   


Alumni Association Board of Directors
Your Alumni Board representatives met on January 23 and 24 in Washington, D.C. Board members enjoyed an evening with the D.C. chapter at Buca di Beppo and had the opportunity to meet with several RIT Board of Trustees members. For meeting minutes, schedules, member listing, and to get involved, visit the volunteer website.

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Administrators Get Taste of Dorm Life
RIT administrators gained a new perspective on the student residential experience. Twenty-one RIT decision makers participated in Student Government's The REAL RIT Dorm Challenge—a three-day, two-night immersion experience in the RIT residence halls.
Mentor Exhibits with Former Students
Renowned color photographer and former RIT professor John Pfahl, along with 15 RIT alumni who studied under him, will be part of a photographic exhibition, Natura.
University News Adds Alumni News Section
The page features online exclusive content, with additional material added regularly. In addition, stories of particular interest to alumni from University News publications are highlighted. The Alumni in the News section includes links to stories about RIT grads that have appeared in the news media.

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Meet the President
Making Alumni Connections
Career Opportunities
Sporting Events
Concerts and Theatre Performances

Giving to RIT

NEW! $1 Million Scholarships Matching Gift Challenge!
In today's uncertain economic environment, many of our RIT students are struggling to stay in school and on course to graduation. Supporting Our Students through scholarships is more important than ever. Thanks to a generous donor, you can help add $1 million to RIT's scholarship funds. Any gift, in any amount, will DOUBLE IN VALUE!
Buy a Brick—Leave a Lasting Memory
A great way to make your mark at RIT and support endowed scholarship funding is to buy a brick that will become part of the Quarter Mile Legacy Walk. You can purchase a 4"x8" personalized, engraved brick for $175. You can direct your gift to one of 22 endowed scholarship funds.
A Great Time for Planned Giving
Our new planned giving website offers creative and innovative ways to benefit both you and RIT. Not sure what the best gift is for you? Try our new Legacy Planner and follow the trail to the gifts that make the most sense for you.

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Going to the Chapel
Abraham Janne Herrera (2007) and Maria Carolina Janne-Celemin are happy to announce their marriage on January 3, 2009. They currently reside in Herndon, Virginia.
It's a Girl!
Christine Stratemeier née D'Amato SVP '96, '02 (CIAS), and William W. Stratemeier, '02 (CIAS), welcomed a daughter, Izabella Rose, born on September 18, 2008.
On the Rise
Lawrence Kosson (1986) was elected to the Association of Performing Arts Presenters board of directors. He is chair of the organization's membership committee and was promoted to the executive board.

Life Long Learning

Online Graduate Certificate in Project Management
RIT's Health Systems Administration Master of Science degree equips graduates with the strategic skills necessary to train the next generation of health care leadership. A combination of core courses and in-depth study in one of four concentrations provides students with the scope of knowledge applicable to their field of interest.