Kate Gleason College of Engineering Wall of Fame records
Scope and Contents
The Kate Gleason College of Engineering Wall of Fame records documents the 2005 inaugural induction of distinguished alumni. Records include an RIT news release about the event and a photocopy of the program for the March 18, 2005 ceremony, including portraits and biographies of each of the inductees.
- Creation: 2005
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This collection is open to researchers.
Historical Information: Kate Gleason College of Engineering
RIT's Kate Gleason College of Engineering (KGCOE) is among the nations's top-ranked engineering colleges. the college offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in applied statistics, engineering science, and computer, electrical, industrial and systems, mechanical, and microelectronic engineering and a doctoral degree in microsystems engineering. RIT was the first university to offer undergraduate degrees in microelectronic and software engineering.
In 2005, on the occasion of RIT's 175th anniversary, the KGCOE decided to honor some of their distinguished alumni by creating a Wall of Fame of twenty-four alumni. The induction took place on March 18, 2005 in the Gordon Atrium in the James E. Gleason Building where the wall is located. Among those inducted was John Hill, a 1930 graduate of the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute and at that time RIT's oldest living alumni at age 95.
The twenty-four inductees were Anthony J. Amorese, Louis G. Anastos, Walter E. Andrus, Russell C. Bostedt, Alvaro Cadena, Steven D. carlson, Allen G. Casey, Terrance N. Clapham, Dean W. Crawford, Richard L. Dashnaw, Robert O. Frasca, Dr. Lynn F. fuller, E. Lee Garelick, Alfred N. Gutzmer, William C. Hard, Gilbert J. Hatch, Frank S. Hermance, John L. Hill. David K. Laniak, Donald C. Switzer, Frederick T. Tucker, Leon D. White, Jr. David A. Willett, James N. Wurtz.
1 Linear Feet (1 small document box)
Records from the inaugural class of distinguished alumni inducted into the Kate Gleason College of Engineering Wall of Fame in 2005. Includes news release, program, inductees biographies and photographs.
Arranged by material type and alphabetically by last name.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The records were deposited in the RIT Archive Collections by the KGCOE Dean's Office in 2005.
Accession number(s): 2005:032
Finding aid created by Jody Sidlauskas in November 2014.
- Rochester Institute of Technology. College of Engineering. Dean's Office (Donor, Organization)
- Kate Gleason College of Engineering Wall of Fame records
- RIT Archives
- Jody Sidlauskas
- 21 November 2014
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