Date

1963 – 2020

  • Spent five years (1964 – 1969) at RIT.
  • Spent 21 years (1999 – 2020) paying back to my alma mater and my mentors.
  • Thanks to my family members for their support.

1963

  • Award given by SPHS for passing Matriculation
  • 7th in Burma & Collegiate Scholarship winner


1964 – 1969

  • Attended RIT.
  • Luyechun in 2nd BE.
  • Joint Secretary, Secretary & Magainze Committee, RIT EE Association
  • Treasurer, Vice Captain, RUBC (Rangoon University Boat Club)
  • Started free lance writing (article, poem, translation …)

1970 – 1998

UCC, DCS, ICST, Silicon Valley

1999

  • Started “RIT Alumni International Newsletter”
    It started with the news and photos of some gatherings back in Burma. (a) 30th Anniversary of the Graduation of the Class of 69 [reported by Ko Daniel Tint Lwin and Ma Saw Yu Tint (Alice). (b) Mini-gathering with Sayagyi Dr. Aung Gyi and other sayas and senior alumni [reported by Saya U Soe Paing]
  • Founding member of RIT Alumni International

2000

  • First RIT Grand Reunion and SPZP in San Francisco, USA
  • Commemorative web pages (thanks to KMZ)
  • Commemorative Issues of the Newsletter by U Hla Min and team
  • 64 Countdown to the Reunion posts
  • 36 Post-Reunion posts

2002

  • Second RIT Grand Reunion and SPZP in Singapore
  • Commemorative Issue of “Swel Daw Yeik Sar Saung”
    by Saya U Moe Aung and team
    Reprinted my “SAYA PUZAW PWE” poem as Back Cover

2004

  • Third RIT Grand Reunion and SPZP in Yangon
  • Mild earthquake did not rattle the attendees

2007

  • Fourth RIT Grand Reunion and SPZP in Singapore
  • Commemorative Issue of “Swel Daw Yeik Sar Saung”by Saya U Moe Aung and team
    Contributed a poem

2010

  • Fifth RIT Grand Reunion and SPZP in Singapore
  • Commemorative Issue of “Swel Daw Yeik Sar Saung”by Saya U Moe Aung and team
    Contributed an article : Sad and short clip — EE sayas

2012

  • Sixth RIT Grand Reunion and SPZP in Yangon
  • True “Home Coming” in the Gyogone Campus
  • Special publication : History of University Engineering Education in Burma/Myanmar by Saya U Aung Hla Tun and team
    Ko Ohn Khine and I prepared the CD supplement for the book
  • Special publication: Selected RIT Cartoons
  • Commemorative Issue of “Swel Daw Yeik Magazine” by U Saw Lin and team
  • Reprints: Limited number of RIT Annual Magazines

2013

  • Swel Daw Yeik Foundation
  • Contributions for various projects
  • Health care for the sayas and sayamas
  • “Saya Geha” as long term project

2014

  • Shwe YaDu
  • 50th Anniversary of the opening of RIT in 1964
  • Planted 50 Swel Daw Bins
  • Commemorative Issue of “Swel Daw Yeik Magazine” by Saya U Moe Aung and team
    Contributed an article : “Recollections of a 69er”
  • Paved Shwe YaDu lane and set up Swel Daw Yeik benches
  • Translated Saya U Moe Aung’s Shwe YaDu poem

2016

  • RIT/YIT/YTU Alumni Association
  • Attended Seventh RIT Grand Reunion and SPZP in Yangon
    10000+ attendees
    Free food and fun (all day and all night long)
  • Attended Platinum Jubilee for the Class of 69
    Hosted by some 69ers for their friends (in their sunset)
  • Soonkway at Half Moon Bay Monastery (organized by U Maurice Chee)
  • Received Alumni Appreciation Award from alumni worldwide
  • Annual Dinner by Northern California RIT Alumni Association
  • Received plaque signed by Saya U Myat Htoo (Chair, BOD), U Kaung Kaung Oo (Gordon, President), and U Thaung Nyunt (Secretary)

2017

  • Attended Post-SPZP2016 Gatherings
  • Awards
    (Distinguished Toastmaster, Alumni Appreciation, NorCal RITAA Appreciation, …)


2018

  • Memories of UCC : 40+ posts
  • Lifelonglearning140.wordpress.com
  • hlamin.com

2019

  • Moderator (RU Centennial FB Group)
  • Invited to attend 5th Irrawaddy Literary Festival
  • 6th Acariya Pu Zaw Pwe of ICST/UCSY
  • Golden Jubilee of Graduation of 69ers
  • Annual UCC Gathering

2020

  • PSA 2020 Tour
  • Admin (Fun with Learning FB Group)
  • “Shelter at Home” due to COVID-19 pandemic
  • Posted “Last days of Dr. Khin Tun (Peter, NHS, UK)”
  • Admin (Life Long Learning FB Group)

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