NTID events during Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend

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A number of exciting events are planned for this year’s Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend, Oct. 17-20. Here are just a few:

  • Volunteer of the Year and Distinguished Alumnus Reception: 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17 in the CSD-Student Development Center. Join us in honoring RIT Volunteers of the Year Chris and Staci Wagner, and NTID Distinguished Alumnus Michael Rizzolo.
  • NTID Alumni Ice Cream Social: 1-3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18 in NTID’s Alumni Conference Room in LBJ Hall. Fun, networking, and ice cream! A great way to start Homecoming Weekend!
  • Nuclear Weapons in North Korea: Deal or No Deal? 4-6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18 in Louise Slaughter Hall, rooms 2220-2240. NTID and the College of Liberal Arts are sponsoring a panel discussion on North Korea’s nuclear armament. Moderated by Provost Ellen Granberg, the panel features experts in Korean studies and former U.S. Ambassador Joseph DeTrani, parent of RIT/NTID student Zoe DeTrani.
  • Moonlight Sonata: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18 in Panara Theatre. A new documentary by award-winning filmmaker Irene Taylor Brodsky, "Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements," features Brodsky's son and her parents, RIT/NTID retirees Paul and Sally Taylor. The screening is free, but seating is limited to first-come, first-served attendees. Paul and Sally Taylor, along with Irene and her son, will attend and will be available for a question and answer session at the end of the film. To learn more about "Moonlight Sonata" check out the trailer here.
  • Parent Welcome Breakfast: 9-11 a.m. in Dyer Arts Center. Fuel up with coffee, bagels and other continential breakfast treats before your busy day.
  • NTID Alumni Tailgate: 5-6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 at Drifters at the Hilton Garden Inn. Join the NTID Alumni Association for food and fun before the RIT Men’s Hockey Game at the Blue Cross Arena.
  • RIT Hall of Fame Induction: 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 20 in Ingle Auditorium. Featuring RIT/NTID golfer and alumnus John Rush ('79) as a member of this year's induction class. 

We hope you'll join us!