The alumni events are traditions in many universities of United states. Every university has its own tradition quite distinct from another university, but the charm is everywhere. Every university’s alumni event is characterized by some specific tradition and celebrations. Rice University, one of the oldest and leading universities in Texas state has its characteristic Rice Alumni Ring tradition which is very popular and celebrated with pomp and show. The invitees are graduating students, their families and large number of members of Rice alumni from across the globe. The event is celebrated annually in enthusiastic environment.
Characteristics of Rice alumni event
What’s special about this event? Most important part of this event is award of Rice Class Ring to the student. Rice traditions and trivia are also worth mentioning. Rice owls are past and present students and Rice owls dance is a tradition on this celebration. The Rice Owls Cheer is a small coed team. There are two tryouts that include both men and women. Tryouts are for performing a cheer, stunting, jumps and short sideline dance. Rice Fight song is typical song sung on this celebration.
Worth of Rice Ring
The craze of Rice Ring is enchanting. Every graduating student wait for this ring and feels pride in wearing on his or her finer. Apparently, the Ring depicts his or her success and hard efforts made to achieve this awaited success. The Ring is not just a simple ring but this also creates a strong bond with other students, the alumni, who graduated from Rice University. Thus, this ring has a value attached to it. This value is enhanced by the customized ring crafted with in precious metals and stones. The Rice engraved in the ring is its original educational value due to the name of University and RingWraps is it added value which makes it more precious from money value.