The Finger Lakes Alumni Chapter Would You Like to See Something Exciting? Are you interested in planning an event? Contact Stu Berg '67 to share your ideas at (607) 273-9216. Even if there are no events taking place in your local area, you can still get involved! Follow us on one of the many social networks (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google +) or visit the alumni website to stay up-to-date on all the latest information or reconnect and network with old classmates. CHAPTER EVENTS Finger Lakes – RPI vs. Cornell Men's Hockey and Pre-Game Dinner February 20, 2015 at 4:45 PM to 9:30 PM Join us 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 at The Nines Restaurant. Register online by February 20. 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 Finger Lakes area. For more details, visit the athletics website at www.rpiathletics.com. Men’s and Women’s Track & Field vs. Middlebury College in Middlebury, VT January 31, 2015 Women’s Ice Hockey vs. Cornell University in Ithaca, NY January 31, 2015 at 3:00 PM Men’s and Women’s Track and Field vs. Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH February 7, 2015 Women’s Basketball vs. William Smith College in Geneva, NY February 7, 2015 at 2:00 PM Men’s Basketball vs. Hobart College in Geneva, NY February 7, 2015 at 4:00 PM Men’s Hockey vs. Cornell University in Ithaca, NY February 20, 2015 at 7:00 PM If local 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 Executive Job Hunting Tips & The Recruiting Landscape – Conference Call February 10, 2015 at 8:30 PM 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. 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 February 14, 2015 at 4:30 PM 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. Register by Feb. 6. Alumni Reception at the Game Developers Conference, San Francisco March 3, 2015 at 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM 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. Project Risk Management – Conference Call March 3, 2015 at 8:30 PM 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. UAVs: Send in the Drones! – Conference Call March 18, 2015 at 8:30 PM 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have questions, please email Kathy Kinsey or call at (518) 276-2832.