Rice Alumni affinity groups are formed on the basis of shared identity or professional pursuits and are active groups within the Alumni Relations Office.
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Association of Rice University Black Alumni
The Association of Rice University Black Alumni (ARUBA) seeks to provide opportunities for Rice's Black alumni, students, parents, faculty and staff to strengthen relationships and develop new connections with each other and with the Rice community.
Rice Alumni in Medicine (RAM)
The goal of the Rice Alumni in Medicine (RAM) group is to serve as a platform for collaboration between healthcare alumni, the medical community and Rice University students. RAM members facilitate this goal through student support, mentorship opportunities, lifelong learning and professional networking.
Rice Alumni Pride
Rice Alumni Pride (RAP) seeks to unite Rice alumni who are either members of our extended gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex community or who are supportive friends and allies of this group.
Rice Engineering Alumni (REA)
Formed in 1938, Rice Engineering Alumni (REA) is the oldest alumni organization at Rice and is dedicated to providing support to the George R. Brown School of Engineering. All graduates of the nine departments of the George R. Brown School of Engineering are automatically members of REA.
The REA hosts their own website with content and updates provided directly by REA members.
Rice University Community of Asian Alumni (RUCAA)
The Rice University Community of Asian Alumni (RUCAA, pronounced ruh-kah) seeks to build community among all Rice Asian alumni, international and American-born, undergraduate and graduate, Hapa and Asian by association. RUCAA supports member involvement in Rice affairs, promotes members' personal and professional development and advocates for Asian issues at Rice and in the greater Houston community.
Society of Latino Alumni of Rice (SOLAR)
The Society of Latino Alumni of Rice (SOLAR) represents and promotes the Hispanic alumni of Rice University through networking, recruiting and providing civic and social opportunities.
Society of Rice University Women (SRUW)
The Society of Rice University Women (SRUW) was established in 1968 and aims to promote an effective and continuing dialogue between the university and its members. Originally formed as an alumnae group, SRUW is now open to all: male and female, alumni and non-alumni friends of Rice University.