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Junior Member Winter 2016 Elections

The RSE Junior Members have elected new members to the Executive Committee (E Comm) as well as a number of other positions.

Help Find Missing Alumni!

At the RSE Sesquicentennial celebration in October, we had one alumnus reconnect with RSE after nearly 20 years. This alumnus had previously been on our “Lost” list as having neither a valid email nor a mailing address on file and through the hard work of Charlie Adkins ’94, we were able to update this info and enjoy the presence of this lost alumnus at our well-attended weekend celebration!

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100 Years Ago In RSE History

John F. Alden, Class of 1872- Published in The Polytechnic, April 1, 1917

John F. Alden died at his home 50 Meigs Street, Rochester, N. Y., on February 27, 1917. He was born in Cohoes in March, 1852, and was a direct descendant in the eighth generation of John Alden of Plymouth Colony. He received his education in private schools in Albany, and then at the Institute, from which he graduated in 1872.  He was a member of the Pi Eta Scientific Fraternity while at the Institute.  (Editors Note"  Pi Eta was later renamed The Rensselaer Society of Engineers.) 

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