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RSE Strategic "Virtual" Retreat Scheduled for November 14, 2020

The COVID-19 Pandemic requires that this retreat be held virtually. The Retreat is scheduled for Saturday November 14, 2020, beginning at 10 AM EST. All Alumni are welcome but an advance reservation is required. If you are planning to attend, please let us know at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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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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