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Golden Circle luncheon directories, pin and calendars

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0432

Scope and Contents

Golden Circle luncheon directories and pin contains the directories that list each alumni's name and address that attended the yearly event since 2007. It also contains a lapel pin given to the 50th year attendees. The event is sponsored by the RIT Alumni Association during the Brick City Homecoming weekend in October of each year. In 2014, a Golden Circle calendar was created by the Alumni Association using photographs of RIT from the Archive Collections, since then 2016 and 2017 calendars have been added.

Dates

  • 2007-2008, 2010-2014

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Historical Information: Golden Circle luncheon

The first Brick City Festival was held in 1998 at Rochester Institute of Technology. The festival is an all-campus celebration encompassing Family Weekend, Alumni Weekend and Reunions, and was created to engage alumni, students, parents, families, faculty, staff, and friends of RIT in the life of the university. Typical events included receptions, lectures, concerts, children's activities, community tours, exhibits, and workshops. The number of events grew rapidly with each passing year. Festivals were held each Fall at the Henrietta campus, until 2010 when they were replaced by Brick City Homecoming and Family Weekend.

The Golden Circle Luncheon is a celebration for alumni who graduated 50 years ago and prior. The 50th anniversary class is inducted into the Golden Circle during a special ceremony at this annual event. The ceremony includes traditions, such as the singing of RIT’s alma mater and the pinning of alumni inductees.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (1 Document box)

Language

English

Overview

Materials related to the annual RIT Alumni Association event, the Golden Circle luncheon held during Brick City Homecoming. The Golden Circle luncheon honors RIT alumni who graduated 50 years ago. The collection includes name directories of attendees and a commemorative pin given to participants.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged by material type and then chronologically.

Physical Location

C.S. South, Shelf 330 - directories and calendar


C.S. South, East Wall, Shelf E76 - pin

Related Materials

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Lisa Witt in December 2012.
Title
Golden Circle luncheon directories,pin and calendar
Subtitle
RIT Archives
Status
Published
Author
Lisa Witt
Date
05 December 2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archive Collections Repository

Contact:
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