RIT Memories


Update : December 23, 2021

Kyauk Si Bagyee
Tee Shirt



  • RIT Alumni International
  • Led by Saya Allen Htay (C58, GBNF)
  • Benny Tan (M70, Co-Chair, Working Committee)
  • Maurice Chee (M75, Co-Chair, Working Committee)
  • Khin Maung Zaw (EC76, Webmaster, RIT web site)
  • Hla Min (EC69, Content Provider of web site, Chief Editor of RIT Alumni Newsletter)

Golden Sponsors

  • Steeve Kay (Thaung Sein, EC70, Southern California)
  • Benny Tan (Yu Beng, M70, Northern California)
  • Ivan Lee (Khin Maung Oo, M69, New Jersey)
  • David Ko (Tin Myint, M67, Northern California, GBNF)
  • Maung Maung Than (M79, Texas)
  • Thanks to many other Donors — Large or Small, Young or Old, Far or Near, Cash or Kind


  • SPZP Banner : Designed by Benny Tan
    Handed over to Daniel Tint Lwin (M69, on behalf of Singapore Alumni)
  • Kyauk Si Bagyee : Ordered by Maurice Chee
    Present for senior sayas and sayamas
    The rest put up for Fundraising Sale
  • Mug : Designed by Benny Tan
    Present for most (if not all) attendees
  • Tee Shirt : Designed by Benny Tan
    Present for all sayas and sayamas
    Present for SPZP-2000 Volunteers
    The rest put up for Fundraising Sale
  • Calculator/Clock : Designed by Benny Tan
    Present for senior sayas and sayamas
  • Bio of Sayas :
    Compiled by Thein Aung (James, Met72)
  • RIT Alumni International Newsletter :
    Chief Editor : Hla Min
    Associate Editors : Thein Aung, Henry Lim

SPZP and Reunion Dinner

  • Embassy Suites Hotel
  • San Francisco
  • October 28, 2000
  • Saya Dr. Aung Gyi (Keynote)
  • Saya U Ba Toke (Speech & Blessings)
  • Saya U Aung Khin (Speech)
  • Saya U Myo Myint Sein (Speech)
  • Saya U Min Wun (Speech)
  • Entertainment
    Sayas and Alumni

Pre and Post Gatherings

  • October 27, 2000
    Welcoming Sayas and Alumni at Seafood Restaurant in San Mateo
  • October 29, 2000
    Farewell Brunch at a High School in Daly City


  • Ko Khin Maung Zaw (KMZ, EC76) was a Core Organizer of SPZP-2000.
    He designed and implemented the inaugural RIT web site and set up special web pages for SPZP-2000.
    He posted two memorabilia from SPZP-2000.
  • Ko Benny used part of Steeve Kay’s donation to order his designs for RIT mug, RIT tee shirt, RIT calculator/clock and SPZP banner.
    I still wear the RIT tee shirt posted by KMZ.
  • Ko Maurice ordered RIT Kyauk Si Bagyee.
    Several were given to sayas.
    The rest were sold for fund raising.
    I bought one.
    KMZ posted a photo of his.
  • Ko Thein Ngwe posted a photo taken in from of the RU Burmese Department Library.
    Myanmar Sar Mi Thar Su erected a bust of Saya U Pe Maung Tin (Founder of the Department and mentor of Theikpan Maung Wa, Zawgyi and Minthuwun).
  • I love history.
  • I was a Docent of the Computer History Museum.
  • I was a member of HMEE-2012 project.
    Ko Ohn Khine and I compiled the CD supplement of the HMEE book.
  • I have served for 22+ years as Founder / Editor of RIT Alumni International Newsletter.
  • I posted 64 Countdown to the Reunion and 36 Post Reunion for SPZP-2000.
  • I have archived and updated many posts about my alma mater, mentors, colleagues and friends.
  • Time is running out.
  • Please help compile both informal and formal history of our alma mater via photos, essays, and videos.
  • Together we can preserve the glory of the Good Old Days and the Sad Dark Days.
  • Wishing all of you a prosperous and Happy New Year.

Gathering hosted by Steeve Kay

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