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Alumni Events

  1. MFA Alumni Exhibition Opening Reception

    Date
    Thursday
    Time
    05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
    Location
    Frank E. Gannett Hall (GAN)
    Room 3030

    The MFA Alumni Exhibition is scheduled from October 6 to October 28, 2016, with an opening reception on Thursday, October 13, 2016 from 5 pm to 8 pm in the Willam Harris Gallery. It highlights the accomplishments of five Master of Fine Arts alumni: Toni Dan Pepe, Bill Finger, Lulu Meng, Aki Miyoshi and Susana Reisman. Since their graduation - most of which occurred in the past decade - the five alumni have gone on to significant careers as artists, educators, and curators. This exhibition presents the opportunity to learn firsthand from these alumni, and to celebrate the ways in which their diverse artistic practice has impacted photography today.

    Price
    1. Free

  2. Transformational Imagemaking Opening Reception

    Date
    Thursday
    Time
    05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
    Location
    James E. Booth Hall (BOO)
    Bevier Gallery - 2nd Floor

    Transformational Imagemaking is an exhibition featuring work by some of the most innovative imagemakers of the mid-twentieth century through today; artists who redefined the notion of photography as a medium and made an indelible mark on contemporary art practice. 


    Featuring several artists who both worked in and around Rochester and the Western New York area, including alumni of RIT, the show was organized by Robert Hirsch and made its debut at CEPA Gallery in Buffalo in 2014. This show features a selection of works from the original curated exhibition.

    Price
    1. Free

  3. School of International Hospitality & Service Innovation Alumni Awards Reception

    Date
    Thursday
    Time
    05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
    Location
    University Gallery (UNI)

    Please join the School of International Hospitality and Service Innovation to celebrate the following IHSI alumni for their outstanding achievements and dedication to RIT.


    Sarah Margaret Gillam Memorial Award
    Recipient: Michele Conklin Williams, BS '94

    Vice President of Sales, Taylor Farms



    Women Leaders in Hospitality

    Recipient: Wendy Ford, BS '92

    Convention Sales Manager, Visit Rochester Limitless



    Student Recognition Award
    Recipient: Jesse Redlo, BS '15, MS '16

    Department of Hospitality & Service Management, RIT



    Special Service Award
    Recipient: Harvey Stern, BS '84

    Executive Director of Catering and Banquets, Bellagio Resort & Casino



    Paul Kazmierski Award
    Recipient: Peggy A. Tirrell, MS '95

    Sr. Associate Director for Graduate Programs and Admissions, RIT



    Richard Marecki Award
    Recipient: Terry Seiler Steele, MS '05

    Training Manager, Instructional Design & Delivery, Constellation Brands



    International Award of Excellence

    Recipient: Dr. James Myers, BS '86, MS '93

    Associate Provost, International Education and Global Programs, RIT



    Entrepreneurial Award

    Recipient: Jeffrey Reddish, BS '92

    President, Jeremiahs Tavern


    To register please contact Mary Banna at 585-475-3078 or by email at mdbast@rit.edu

  4. 2016 SAUNDERS ANNUAL ALUMNI BASH!

    Date
    Thursday
    Time
    05:30 PM - 08:00 PM
    Location
    Gene Polisseni Center (POL)

    Kick off Brick City Homecoming at this year's Saunders College Alumni BASH! The arena ice will be our backdrop as we honor John Ward and Molly McGowan with the Extraordinary Teaching Award and Brandyn Jacob BS '02 with the Exceptional Volunteer Award.

    Reconnect and network with fellow Saunders Alumni and graduating business students in one of the newest and most exciting venues on campus. Enjoy cocktails and hors d'oeuvres while soaking up the collegiate energy overlooking the hockey ice and the lacrosse field.

    Questions? Feel free to contact Sally Haigh at 585.475.4189 or shaigh@saunders.rit.edu.

    Cost: $20 per person
    Includes one drink ticket, appetizers, and free parking.

    Please register using this link: http://alumni.rit.edu/saundersalumnibash16 

  5. Haunted Trail

    Date
    Thursday
    Time
    07:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Location
    Grace Watson Hall (GWH)
    Meet in lobby near vending machines

    Presented by Delta Phi Epsilon Sorority and Sigma Chi Fraternity for the 7th Annual Year


    Face your fears as a guide leads you on a haunted journey through the trails behind Gracie's! New tours leave every 5-7 minutes.

    Price
    1. Per Person

      $3.00

  6. Open Swim

    Date
    Friday
    Time
    06:45 AM - 08:45 AM
    Location
    Gordon Field House (GOR)

    Check out the Aquatics Center at the Gordon Field House and Activities Center.


    Times subject to change.

    Price
    1. Free

  7. Golden Circle Tour

    Date
    Friday
    Time
    08:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    Location
    RIT Inn & Conference Center
    5257 W Henrietta Rd,
    Henrietta, NY 14467

    This is a special campus tour just for our Golden Circle alumni. Take in the campus on buses and leave the driving to us! The tour will be before lunch and will depart at 8:30 a.m. from the RIT Inn & Conference Center. 

    Price
    1. Free

    For Golden Circle alumni/guests only.

  8. Class of 1966 - 50th Reunion Bundle (8 Events)

    Join fellow class of 1966 alumni and celebrate your 50th Reunion at RIT. The 50th Reunion Weekend registration fee of $15 per person includes admission to the following events: Golden Circle Campus Tour, Golden Circle Luncheon, 1966 Archive Exhibit and Cary Press Tours, 50th Reunion Hospitality Room with continental breakfast, buffet lunch and Tiger Tales Oral History, and VIP reserved seating for the Student Government Horton Distinguished Speaker Brandon Stanton from Humans of New York.


    Reserved on-campus parking will be available for 50th Reunion alumni, on Saturday, October 15th, in Lot U. Complimentary golf cart shuttle service will be provided between Lot U, the Student Alumni Union, and the Gordon Field House.


    The 50th Reunion Check-in table will be located at the Golden Circle Luncheon at the RIT Inn & Conference Center.

    Price
    1. Alumni

      $15.00

    2. Guest

      $15.00

  9. Transformational Imagemaking

    Date
    Friday
    Time
    09:00 AM - 04:30 PM
    Location
    James E. Booth Hall (BOO)
    Bevier Gallery - 2nd Floor

    Transformational Imagemaking is an exhibition featuring work by some of the most innovative imagemakers of the mid-twentieth century through today; artists who redefined the notion of photography as a medium and made an indelible mark on contemporary art practice. 


    Featuring several artists who both worked in and around Rochester and the Western New York area, including alumni of RIT, the show was organized by Robert Hirsch and made its debut at CEPA Gallery in Buffalo in 2014. This show features a selection of works from the original curated exhibition.

    Price
    1. Free

  10. Celebrate Science

    Date
    Friday
    Time
    10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
    Location
    Thomas Gosnell Hall (GOS)
    Atrium

    Meet faculty and students of the College of Science as you and your family browse interactive exhibits!

    Price
    1. Free

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