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Fri, Jul 16, 2021 - Sun, Jul 18, 2021

Needed: Alumni Input and Involvement in The Alumni Advisory Committee

As you read, we are forming an Alumni Advisory Committee to assist the Trustees in getting feedback from the Alumni stakeholders as well current students and RPI.  The Committee is currently being formed and so far, Keith Smith ’79, Dave Hall ’80, Don Thoma ’83, and John Freer ’98 have volunteered.  However, we need more people to provide input and join this Committee, especially from recent graduating classes and those alumni pre 1970’s.

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Alumni Profile: David Youmans ‘75

By: Christen Bell

David Youmans ’75 remembers vividly the welcoming atmosphere, sense of community and various personalities that drew him to join The Rensselaer Society of Engineers (RSE.) In addition to the unique, centrally located and accommodating house, Youmans remembers it feeling like a good place to call “home” on campus.

“It was very, very welcoming,” Youmans recalls. “They participated in activities that were interesting to me and the house has a tremendous location centrally on the campus.”

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Necessary Upgrades Required to the Clubhouse to Weather the COVID-19 Storm

These are interesting times, and RSE faces challenges across our organizational structure.  Regarding our building, we have continued making progress on multiple fronts.  As a result of RPI requiring the evacuation of all Greek Housing because of COVID-19, we took a number of measures. 

Read more: Necessary Upgrades Required to the Clubhouse to Weather the COVID-19 Storm