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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
 
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
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The Rensselaer Alumni Chapter of Hartford

Call for Volunteers

Do you have ideas, interests, or would you like to help plan an event? We are looking for alumni who want to join the chapter committee to assist in the planning and organization of events for alumni. If you are interested in learning more about the Hartford Chapter or would like to get involved, contact Carol Yvette Thorney ’03G at cthorney@alum.rpi.edu.
CHAPTER EVENTS
Boston – The Cape Cod Mini Maker Faire
Boston – The Cape Cod Mini Maker Faire
May 30, 2015 at 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Join Mark Ameres '87 for a free, open-to-all-ages event featuring local makers, teachers, and kids who display their ideas, projects, and inventions. We’re planning for 65 exhibitors and 1,500 attendees. All alumni are invited to attend.


If local chapter events are not listed, please check back soon. Click here to view a listing of Rensselaer alumni events across the country and internationally.
  
OTHER CAMPUS EVENTS
If local chapter events are not listed, please check back soon. Click here to view a listing of Rensselaer alumni events across the country and internationally.
  
ATHLETIC EVENTS
Come out and support our student-athletes as they compete in the Hartford area. For more details, visit the athletics website at www.rpiathletics.com.
Women’s Ice Hockey
February 13, 2015 at 7:00 PM
Women’s Ice Hockey vs. Yale University in New Haven, CT

Women’s Ice Hockey
February 14, 2015 at 4:00 PM
Women’s Ice Hockey vs. Brown University in Providence, RI

If athletic events are not listed, please check back soon. Click here to view a listing of Rensselaer alumni events across the country and internationally.
  
NATIONAL EVENTS
Colleen Costello '12 Sheds Light on Vital Vio – Conference Call
Join alumni Colleen Costello '12 for a fascinating talk about her technology startup Vital Vio. Vital Vio uses manipulation of light to provide innovative disinfection solutions for health, safety and financial benefits to public, government and industry markets.

Executive Job Hunting Tips & The Recruiting Landscape – Conference Call
Join alumnus Hugh McDermott '79 for a discussion of Executive Job Hunting Tips and the current executive recruiting landscape. Hugh is Managing Partner at Executive Career Partners and has been involved with this executive level hiring from both the recruiter and job hunter point of view, and has spent the past 11 years coaching executives on the topic. Join our discussion if you want to learn more about the current landscape, if you are actively recruiting or job hunting, or if you are interested in the topic and would like to expand your networking among other RPI alums.


4th Annual RPI Spirit Day
February 13, 2015
Join us for RPI Spirit Day! Simply wear or display your RPI gear at work, at grad school, at the mall, wherever you may find yourself. Put your pride in your alma mater on display for everyone to see. Don’t forget to take a picture and post it to social media with #RPISpiritDay. For more information visit the Spirit Day website.

Big Red Freakout Ice House – Heffner Alumni House, Troy
Join us for one of college hockey’s most exciting annual traditions! This year, we will celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the 1994-95 ECAC Hockey Championship Team, as well as the 30th Anniversary of the 1984-85 National Championship Hockey Team. Ice House features a buffet dinner, face painting, a visit from Puckman and the Pep Band, and free shuttles to and from the game vs. Yale, as well as a post-game visit with the team and coaching staff. Register by Feb. 6.


Alumni Reception at the Game Developers Conference, San Francisco
If you have an interest in the field of game development, please join local alumni and alumni traveling to San Francisco for the Game Developer's Conference at a reception hosted by Rensselaer's Games and Simulations Arts and Sciences Program and the Office of Alumni Relations. You do not need to attend the GDC to attend this alumni reception.

Project Risk Management – Conference Call
Join Lauren Cucio Thomas '01 for our discussion on project risk management. Lauren is a certified project management professional with experience at PSEG and BASF, and has a focus on project, operations and people management. Come talk about risk reduction, team building. Feel free to bring your own war stories or questions, and don't miss the opportunity to build your network among other RPI alumni.

UAVs: Send in the Drones! – Conference Call
Join alumni Xerxes Vania '97 and Rich Martin '05 for a joint discussion of unmanned aerial vehicles: current applications and future developments. Xerxes Vania is engineering manager for the Systems Integration Labs at General Atomics Aeronautical, Inc., where he has experience designing, building and testing unmanned aerial systems for U.S. DOD applications.

If national chapter events are not listed, please check back soon. Click here to view a listing of Rensselaer alumni events across the country and internationally.
CHAPTER PHOTOS
Please send photos that you would like added to your chapter web page
by emailing myersm3@rpi.edu.

If you have questions regarding your regional alumni chapter,
please email or call: Susan Haight, Alumni Relations, (518) 276-6042.



Pay Chapter Dues

CHAPTER PRESIDENT



Carol Yvette Thorney ’03G
cthorney@alum.rpi.edu
(860) 688-5430

Board Committee


President
Carol Yvette Thorney, ’03G

Treasurer
Darren Stiles ’06

Secretary
Jean Thomas ’09

Alumni Relations & Events
Anthony DeMarco ’72
Jean Thomas ’09

Membership Drive
Darren Stiles ’06
Adriano DeOliveira ’97
Dave Turner ’05

Leadership Speaker Series Planning Committee
Carol Yvette Thorney, ’03G, Chair
Adriano DeOliveira ’97
Monique Dumais ’08
John Moleiro ’02
Darren Stiles ’06
Jean Thomas ’09

Social Media & Communications
Ewa Lewczuk ’03, Chair
Adriano DeOliveira ’97
Lily Yang ’07

Chapter Events & Networking Committee
Anthony DeMarco ’72
Adriano DeOliveira ’97
Monique Dumais ’08G
John Leahy ’01
Mark Lescher ’75
Ewa Lewczuk ’03
John Moleiro ’02
Darren Stiles ’06
Jean Thomas ’09
Dave Turner ’05
Lily Yang ’07

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