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True "Composite" from 1887

On March 12, 1887, over 130 years ago, fifteen of RSE’s Junior Members posed for what would be a unique photo.  The photo, which was taken by photographer J. M. Arnout on Fourth and River Streets in Troy, was taken as a composite of each of their faces, likely through multiple exposures.

Included in the photo are the faces of the following members:

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Holiday Banquet 2017 Continues a Great RSE Tradition

The popular RSE Holiday Banquet, which has been a December fixture at the RSE Clubhouse for over eighty years, was held again this past year on Thursday, December 7.

Keeping with the long-established tradition, the banquet was chaired by a member of the sophomore class.  Matthew Doan ’20 headed the event and he was assisted by classmates Austin Shoop ‘20 and Brendan Donnelly ‘20.  From the holiday decorations to the meal to the after-dinner speaker, these three planned a fantastic evening for the invited guests, Junior Members, and Alumni Members to enjoy. For more photos, click HERE.

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RSE Provides Catalyst For Alum’s Stellar Military Career

“RSE gave me an appreciation of work hard, play hard, so we would work hard together as a group to get through our education, and then we'd play hard, too,” says Lieutenant General L. Scott Rice ’80. He joined the Rensselaer Society of Engineers because of his interest in joining a group with similar and like-minded individuals, and he walked away with skills that would catapult him through an exceptional career.

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