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RSEi Wrap-Up for Spring 2024

RSEi Wrap-Up for Spring 2024 By: Ayaan Ahmad ’26, Public Relations Chair The year went by quickly. Most would agree that RSEi’s recruiting this year has been a success. Starting off at around 15 members, we now have a total of 34, more than doubling our current roster. However, instead of the usual long-winded article, I [...]

RSE / RSEi Voting Box Restoration

Restored Voting Box at RSE (Photo by Mark Anderson '79) Long time RSE members may remember that we have a unique item in our heritage, a Victorian style voting box. These boxes have a long rich history dating back to the 1800’s including use by Masonic organizations. Classically, they allow for voting “Yes” or “No” [...]

RSEi Events and New Member Election March 2024 Update

RSEi Events and New Member Election March 2024 Update by Ayaan Ahmad '26, Public Relations Chair Recent months here at RSEi have been filled with activities. The Spring 2024 semester started off with a series of events aimed at recruiting new members. One such event was a seminar hosted by Dan Lannan ’19. Dan discussed [...]

Soldering with Charlie

Hands-On Soldering with Trustee Charlie Adkins ‘94 Continuing the RSE Speaker Series, the February 24, 2024 guest alumni was Charlie Adkins ‘94.  Discussions with the current RSEi membership have identified a need for more ‘hands on’ activities, focused on building our members hands on engineering skills.  This need ties directly into our continuing creation of [...]

First RSE Connect Zoom Meeting in January

On Thursday January 25, nearly 40 RSE alumni joined the first RSE Connect Zoom call. The event brought together members representing six decades. Don Thoma ’83 and Eric John ’95 opened the call with introductory remarks that included a short status of the RSE organization.  After the opening, alumni joined breakout room groups based on […]

RSEi Holds Huge End of Semester Event!

RSEi Holds Huge End of Semester Event! Ayaan Ahmad ’26 (PR Manager), Alex Heinle ’26 (President), Ben Knode ’26 (House Manager) To celebrate the success of the fall semester, and mainly our speaker series, Alex Heinle ’26 and Lucas Masotti ’26 came up with the idea of having a relaxing and entertaining event, one that [...]

Nominations for 2024 RSE Trustee Positions Open

The biennial RSE Trustee Elections are scheduled for April 2024.  Candidates for the various Trustees positions are now being solicited.  We are seeking new candidates to be active and involved members of the board as our organization continues to transition and adapt to the ever-changing campus environment.   For further information, please contact Eric Stoever ’04 at or 518-330-1986.  ***   Nominations […]


For the third consecutive summer, alumni and new student members  converged on 1501 Sage Ave to improve the House. A number of projects were tackled: stripping and preparing the Palladium window for reglazing and repainting building a loading dock at the kitchen service entrance excavating the rear side of the service shed (the hillside has [...]

Spring 2023 Trustee and Society Meeting Recap

RSE held eventful spring Trustee and Society meetings in Troy on Saturday, April 22, 2023.  We are pleased to report on several very positive developments for RSE that occurred during the meetings. The most significant event of the day was the induction of 17 students who have committed to be the inaugural class of the [...]