The Rensselaer Alumni Chapter of Hartford HARTFORD CHAPTER EVENTS Master of Engineering in Systems Engineering and Technology Management October 14, 2016 to October 27, 2016 Rensselaer is accepting applications for enrollment in a unique Master’s degree program that is geared specifically to the needs of engineers working in design and manufacturing. For information, click here. Rensselaer Scholarship Gala November 17, 2016 at 6:30 PM to 11:00 PM This inaugural black tie dinner gathers members of the Rensselaer community to celebrate our commitment to student scholarship. Join us for this elegant evening as we honor three of our most distinguished leaders and encourage visionary philanthropy. We will gather in celebration of our rich academic history and our commitment to “Bridging the Gap” for future generations. Inaugural presentations of the Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award will be made to the following honorees, in recognition of extraordinary service, philanthropy, and long-standing partnerships with Rensselaer: Howard N. Blitman ’50; Curtis R. Priem ’82; and Ginni Rometty, IBM Chairman, President, and CEO. Maintaining Rensselaer’s world-class academic experience requires world-class scholarship support. Please join us in this transformational endeavor. Read more and register. Hartford – RPI vs Quinnipiac University Men’s Hockey and Pregame Reception December 2, 2016 at 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM Join area alumni for the RPI vs Quinnipiac University men’s hockey game. We will gather before the game at the Bobcat Den in the Quinnipiac Arena from 5:30-7 p.m. for light dinner fare. Limited game tickets are available, with seats located near the RPI team bench. Standing room tickets are also available. Register by November 20, 2016. Hartford – RPI vs Yale Men’s Hockey and Pregame Reception December 9, 2016 at 5:00 PM to 9:30 PM Join alumni for the RPI vs Yale men’s hockey game and a pregame reception. Limited game tickets are available for $15. Register online by November 30, 2016. Hartford – Happy Hour and Networking Night November 3, 2016 at 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM Join Hartford area alumni at Bar Louie in downtown West Hartford for a social night of networking. Enjoy a wide selection of happy hour discounts with appetizers provided by the Hartford Chapter. Please register online by October 31, 2016 so space can be reserved. 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 vs. Yale University in New Haven, CT November 4, 2016 at 6:00 PM WebinarsInformational webinars for RPI’s part-time, blended-learning Master’s Degrees: Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering Master of Science in Information Technology (and Web Science) Application Deadline for the Spring, 2017 Semester is December 15, 2016 Mechanical Engineering Webinars November 1 • 12:15 p.m. • Register November 10 • 5:15 p.m. • Register Information Technology and Web Science Webinars October 25 • 12:15 p.m. • Register November 3 • 5:15 p.m. • Register Blended Learning These are part-time degree programs using a blend of on-line tools with some (once or twice per month) class time at our campus most convenient to you (Troy or Hartford). Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) is ranked #25 in the nation for Mechanical Engineering education. Students have the option to choose among three concentrations: Energy, Mechanics, and Design & Manufacturing. Master of Science in Information Technology RPI is ranked #39 among national universities. Students have the option of a concentration in Web Science or Data Science & Analytics. This program is led by renowned Dr. Peter Fox – Director and Graduate Program Director and also Professor and Tetherless Constellation Chair. Register above or contact: Brian Apkarian email@example.com 518-276-2194 NATIONAL EVENTS Alumni Reception at the AIPLA Conference – Washington, D.C. October 27, 2016 at 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Join us for a networking reception with alumni from across the country in the patent law, intellectual property, and licensing fields. Our special guests for the evening will be Vikrum Aiyer, Chief of Staff for the USPTO in the Department of Commerce, and Craig Cook, Secretary of the Institute and General Counsel at Rensselaer. Register online by October 23. Alumnae Reception at SWE16 – Philadelphia October 28, 2016 at 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM Join Rensselaer alumnae for a networking reception at the SWE16 Conference in Philadelphia. Please join us as we welcome special guest, Paula Loring Simon ’68, Rensselaer Board of Trustees member and the 16th President (1978-79) of the Society of Women Engineers. There is no cost for alumnae to attend, but pre-registration is required online by October 23. Click here to view a listing of Rensselaer alumni events across the country and internationally.