Alumni Gathering

Coolies Invade Las Vegas for a Reunion

In September 1966, Wayne Coleman and Otto Zamek met in Cary 3, and a year later Bart Guttag and Chuck Phelps arrived at Hall Hall. In spring 1967, Coleman and Zamek rushed RSE becoming Coolies, and a year later Guttag and Phelps followed suit. Led by the spirit of Coleman's big brother, Bob Briggs '68, Coolies were RSE's social chairmen for at least six consecutive semesters in the late '60s, and the Coolies hosted many parties in the then undivided Coolie Room.

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RSE – A Bond Unbroken

Thoughts on Why We Give

When I meet an Alumni Member, unseen or without contact over many years, the connection is still felt.”

Have you ever asked yourself why you give-if you give, that is? If the statisticians are right, only one brother in ten is likely to give back regularly once they put on their cap and gown.

There are lots of good reasons to give, of course. Do you believe in affording the next generation of young men the same experience you had with The Rensselaer Society of Engineers? Maybe something good happened to you just by being together in that house, sharing those experiences that helped make you who you are now.

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It’s March Madness!

It’s March Madness!

We know you have stories to tell, so what are you waiting for?

Many of the fondest memories of our college days were following sporting events with our fraternity.


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