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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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RSE is Featured in the Fall 2016 Rensselaer Alumni Magazine


Have you received your Fall (September) issue of Rensselaer MagazineIf so, you probably noticed our article and accompanying photo on page 36, which features both RSE’s long and storied history and our upcoming Sesquicentennial Celebration. The piece was written and submitted by current Society Board of Trustees President Tom Keating ‘75. The article had to be relatively brief, because we were limited to 500 words. Nevertheless, we were thrilled to get free publicity and exposure!