Book [4B] : RIT Handbook 1966 – 67

Updated on June 14, 2019


  • Benny Tan (Tan Yu Beng, M70) received his MS from the University of California at Berkeley.
  • He worked for the Public Utilities Commission (PUC).
  • He is a serial entrepreneur.
  • He started with a Gift Shop at San Francisco International airport.
  • He expanded his business as CEO (Chief Executive Officer) of Tan Enterprise.
  • He never forgot his roots and his alma mater,
  • He brought two copies of the “RIT Students’ Handbook”. One copy was borrowed by an alumni eons ago and had not returned the rare book.
  • The Handbook includes a list of sayas and sayamas of that period.
  • He is a Past President of BAPS, founding member of RIT Alumni International, co-chair of the Working Committee for SPZP-2000 and a multiple Golden Sponsor of SPZPs.
  • He designed the Banner and commemorative T-shirt, mug and calendar/clock for SPZP-2000.
  • Along with U Thaung Sein (Steeve Kay, EC70) and U Tha Htay (M70), he sponsored several Reunion and Acariha Pu Zaw Pwe for the Combined 1st BE Intake of 64 and 65.
  • He is having quality time with his six grand children.
  • He has traveled far and wide with his spouse Angelina (his Xerox copier during his RIT days).

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