There are four terms in Latin to describe students
- alumnus : former male student
- alumni : former male students
- alumna : former female student
- alumnae : former female students
Note that the students may or may not graduate from the school.
In current usage, the term “alumni” covers all four cases.
Most universities have
- alumni organization
- alumni building
- department to support alumni activities.
- NorCal RITAA is an alumni organization based in Northern California.
- For the past few years, NorCal RITAA provided scholarship to eligible YTU students.
- RITAA stands for RIT-YIT-YTU Alumni Association.
- Life membership in RITAA costs 60,000 Kyats.
- RITAA helped with SPZPs and the YTU Library Modernization Project.