The Rensselaer Alumni Chapter of Hudson Mohawk HUDSON MOHAWK CHAPTER EVENTS Hudson Mohawk – Rensselaer Alumni Network (RAN) tour of Ecovative Design January 26, 2017 at 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM Join the Rensselaer Alumni Network (RAN) for a tour of Ecovative Design. Founded by Rensselaer alumni, Ecovative is one of the most innovative bio-materials companies based in the Capital Region. This event is a great way to learn about new companies and industries; and also network with fellow alumni. This promises to be a great event for professionals, investors, entrepreneurs, and everyone interested in innovation. Capacity is limited. Register online by January 25, 2017. Hudson Mohawk – Cornell Hockey Game and Pre-Game Reception February 4, 2017 at 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM Join the Hudson Mohawk Chapter of the Rensselaer Alumni Association on February 4 for the Cornell Hockey Game and a pre-game reception at the Clubhouse Pub. Please register online by February 2, 2017. Click here to view a listing of Rensselaer alumni events across the country and internationally. CAMPUS EVENTS Mentor a Student in the Lally School December 13, 2016 to January 31, 2017 Want to be a big part of a personally rewarding program that benefits Rensselaer students? The Lally School of Management is seeking MENTORS! Mentors play an important role in the academic and professional growth of young people. At Lally, we aim to build strengths in our students beyond a formal classroom setting by offering the opportunity to be mentored by educated professionals in the field of work they study. We are excited to have you join us and work with the talented students at Lally! Click here for details about the program and to register. Big Red Freakout Ice House, Troy Campus February 18, 2017 at 4:30 PM to 11:59 PM Join other Rensselaer hockey fans at the Big Red Freakout Ice House, one of college hockey’s most exciting annual traditions! The Office of Alumni Relations has a limited number of tickets available for the Big Red Freakout hockey game. They are available on a first-come, first-served basis, to Ice House attendees only. Please note that advance reservations are required and no refunds will be given after Friday, February 10, 2017. Subcritical to Critical – the Growth of Women in the Nuclear Power Industry February 24, 2017 at 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM Join us to hear from Roberta Kankus ’73, whose 39-year career began when she joined Exelon (then Philadelphia Energy Company) following her graduation from Rensselaer. She was the first woman in the US licensed to operate a commercial nuclear power plant. Learn more about women in the nuclear power industry at this fascinating program, sponsored by: student organizations RPI WIN (Women in Nuclear), SWE (Society of Engineers), ANS (American Nuclear Society); and by Rensselaer’s Division of Institute Advancement. There is no cost to attend, and pre-registration is not required. Simply check-in at the event location. Click here to view the complete Rensselaer Campus Calendar. ATHLETIC EVENTS Come out and support our student-athletes as they compete in the Hudson Mohawk area. For more details, visit the athletics website at www.rpiathletics.com. NATIONAL EVENTS Women’s Ice Hockey Alumnae Weekend – Celebrating 40 Years January 27, 2017 to January 28, 2017 at 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM Gather your teammates for the 14th Annual Women’s Ice Hockey Alumnae Weekend, as we celebrate 40 years of Women’s Hockey at RPI. Reunite and reminisce with old friends and meet your 2016-17 RPI Women’s Ice Hockey team. It will be a fun event whether you take part in the alumnae game or simply participate in the festivities. Register online by January 23, 2017. Women’s Basketball Alumnae Weekend February 10, 2017 to February 11, 2017 at 5:00 PM Join former teammates for the annual Basketball Alumnae Weekend. Showcase your skills on the court during the alumni game, then cheer on the current team as they take on William Smith on Saturday. Relax and share memories with your friends at the post-game gathering. Men’s Basketball Alumni Weekend February 10, 2017 to February 11, 2017 at 7:00 PM Join former teammates for the annual Basketball Alumni Weekend. Reunite and reminisce with friends, see the current team in action, and showcase your skills on the court during the alumni game. 6th Annual RPI Spirit Day February 17, 2017 Wear your RPI gear and share your pride in your degree! Then, share a photo of yourself and your friends, family, or co-workers on social media with #RPISpiritDay. Click here to visit the RPI Spirit Day web page. Men’s Hockey Alumni Weekend February 17, 2017 to February 18, 2017 at 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM RPI Men’s Hockey alumni are invited to join us for the annual alumni hockey weekend, held in conjunction with Big Red Freakout. Former players will enjoy a social gathering, a meeting with the current team and coaches, the traditional alumni hockey game, and the Big Red Freakout game and festivities. Big Red Freakout Ice House, Troy Campus February 18, 2017 at 4:30 PM to 11:59 PM Join other Rensselaer hockey fans at the Big Red Freakout Ice House, one of college hockey’s most exciting annual traditions! The Office of Alumni Relations has a limited number of tickets available for the Big Red Freakout hockey game. They are available on a first-come, first-served basis, to Ice House attendees only. Please note that advance reservations are required and no refunds will be given after Friday, February 10, 2017. San Francisco – Alumni Reception at the Game Developer's Conference February 28, 2017 at 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM Join us for an alumni reception hosted by Rensselaer’s Games and Simulations Arts and Sciences (GSAS) Program and the Office of Alumni Relations. Local alumni are welcome, and need not register for the Game Developers Conference to attend. There will be presentations by Ben Chang, GSAS director and Mary Simoni, Dean of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences. Thanks to our sponsor, Joe Cassavaugh ’79, and his company, Puzzles by Joe, for helping to underwrite the cost of this event. Click here to view a listing of Rensselaer alumni events across the country and internationally.