The Honorable Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D., President of Rensselaer and recipient of the 2015 National Medal of Science, will speak at the American Enterprise
Exhibition at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. Dr. Jackson will share her vision on the role Rensselaer has played and will play in shaping innovation in the nation and the world, all in the context of the “The New Polytechnic: Addressing Global Challenges, Transforming the World.” Cost to attend is $10.
Plan to join us for the annual Basketball Alumnae Weekend in February. This year, we will highlight the accomplishments of the 2000-2001 Women’s Basketball team – the first to appear in the NCAA tournament. We will also celebrate the 1975-1976 team – the first varsity team.
Join us for the annual Basketball Alumni Weekend in February. Alumni Weekend is always a great time to reunite and reminisce with old friends and teammates and it presents a wonderful opportunity to see the 2015-2016 RPI Men’s Basketball Team in action.
Join area alumni for the annual RPI vs. Harvard men’s hockey game and pre-party. This year, the pre-game reception will be held on the Harvard campus in the Gordon Mezzanine, located in the Gordon Indoor Track & Tennis Facility (across from the rink). Enjoy time with old and new friends before the puck drops at 7 p.m. Registration includes a Red Bones buffet dinner subsidized by the Boston Alumni Chapter, and a game ticket. Register by February 7.
Only 11 slots are available for this very special, intimately taught event. Join us for this full-day affair, where you are taught the entire relief printmaking process, which includes taking your own image, transferring it to a block, carving it out, and printing it. Everyone will leave with at least a dozen prints. Register by February 11.
The RPI Women's Hockey team will visit Hobey Baker Rink for an ECAC league game with Princeton. The RPI women have started the 2015-2016 ECAC season at 2-3-1 with wins over Cornell and Clarkson and a tie at Colgate in their first six games. Join alumni from the New Jersey area to support the women Engineers!
Join fellow alumni to socialize and watch the RPI men’s hockey game against Princeton at Wizard's Sports Café. Come join us for a chapter event and meet local alumni. Please register online by Wednesday, February 17, 2016, so we can reserve adequate space. There is no registration fee—everyone pays their own way.
Join the Hudson Mohawk Alumni Chapter for a visit to ThermoAura Inc., a nanomaterials and clean-energy company commercializing a novel manufacturing technology founded by Rensselaer alumni. Alumni will have the opportunity to introduce themselves to the group, discuss career goals, and meet fellow alumni for professional networking. Please register online by February 21, 2016.
Join the RCNJ for an informative evening designed to help younger alumni with their financial decisions. David Haas ’82, CFP®, president of Cereus Financial Advisors, LLC and president of the RCNJ, will present an interactive talk covering many financial topics that alumni are struggling with. Come and network with area alumni, and learn about a range of important financial topics. Register by February 22.
Join us for the Austin Rensselaer Alumni Chapter dinner at Saltgrass Steak House. Please register online by February 23, 2016.
Please join the Finger Lakes Alumni Chapter for the exciting annual rivalry between the Rensselaer Engineers and the Big Red of Cornell. Before we cheer the Engineers on to victory, everyone will meet for a pre-game pizza buffet dinner starting at 4:45 p.m. at the Nines Restaurant.
Alumni Career Services, in partnership with the Division of Human Resources, is pleased to offer this opportunity. Join fellow alumni interested in ‘Shaping a Motivational Workplace’ for themselves and others. The Needs-Based Coaching™ Series helps leaders develop skills that can help you coach effectively on a daily basis. The two-part series provides a coaching framework and key actions that support the internal motivation of employees and maximize the performance of work groups.
Join area alumni for the Onyx Distillery Tour and Spirits Tasting. This event will include a Whiskey Seminar and Tour where our distiller, Kent Harrigan, gives a presentation on how whiskey/moonshine is made, the history of spirits, the importance of ingredients, how to properly taste spirits, and answer questions. Register online by March 8, 2016.
Join alumni for an evening of conversation with 3-5 exciting student start-up companies from campus who will share their stories. John Delbridge ’91, co-founder of Mimeo.com
, will host this event, along with entrepreneur Stu Benton ’62 and Jason Kuruzovich, Director of the Severino Center.
Please join us for an alumni reception hosted by Rensselaer’s Games and Simulations Arts and Sciences Program and the Office of Alumni Relations. Local alumni are most welcome and need not attend the GDC to attend.
One of the highlights of the Lally School of Management’s student experience is a spring trip to a region of the U.S. known to be a hotbed of innovation. This year the class, along with MBA Program Director Professor Shyam Kumar and Dean Thomas Begley, is coming to Silicon Valley. Please join us to meet Rensselaer’s MBA Class of 2015, and share your stories about your career and the local culture of innovation. There is no charge to attend.
Join Silicon Valley alumni as the San Jose Sharks take on the New York Rangers at the SAP Center (aka "the Shark Tank"). This is the only chance to see the Rangers in the Bay Area.
The 2016 Boston Marathon, to be held Monday, April 18, will be a special event for the City of Boston. Once again, Rensselaer alumni will volunteer as Marshalls during the Pre-Race Pasta Party dinner on Sunday, April 17. Please join the RPI group to assist race participants and their families through the pre-race dinner event, by providing directions, funneling foot traffic, answering questions, etc. Enjoy a fun day while providing a vital service at this pre-race event.
The third annual Cape Cod Mini Maker Faire will take place on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at Mashpee Middle-High School. The Faire is a family-friendly celebration of creativity, innovation and the DIY spirit! Let’s celebrate the Maker in all of us!