Traditions are what draw us in and pull us back. They are cherished and revered. They give us chills and create wonderful memories of times spent on campus. Upon them, many great things can be built. They create the tie that binds the entire WPI community—the students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

As a WPI alum, you can be proud to count yourself among this illustrious group of innovative problem solvers who are always breaking new ground, seeking better solutions, and creating positive change in the world.

You are part of a worldwide network of more than 38,000 alumni who live in more than 100 countries and are working in diverse fields and professions.

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Engineering a Legacy

It’s common for children to follow their parents to their alma mater—but it’s unusual to do it on the scale of the Carvajal family.

All three of Jorge Carvajal's children attended WPI, all successful in their careers. In Jorge’s native Colombia, the name Carvajal is synonymous with the family’s printing company, where Jorge is vice president of industrial services. His offspring, however, have taken different tacks...

Turning Point: Dara Zuckernick ’91

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That was her one-year survival prognosis when Dara Zuckernick ’91, ’97 (MBA) was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer in 2011, and it gave her inspiration to transform her future.

The child of an artist, Zuckernick had a great eye for creativity early on. Yet her mother urged her to pursue her analytical—and potentially more financially stable —strengths.

The Father of the Plan:
Bill Grogan '46

WPI's latest book, The Presiding Genius of the Place, explores the life of the late Bill Grogran '46, dean emeritus of undergraduate studies, whose influence and leadership forever changed WPI. 

Building the Hill Together

The Foisie Innovation Studio and Residence Hall, as pictured in this architectural rendering, is named to honor WPI's most generous benefactor, Robert A. Foisie '56—but it also pays homage to the university's growing tradition of philanthropy.

Every gift makes an impact.

Contact Us

The Alumni Relations team is located in Higgins House.

Phone 508-831-5600     Fax 508-831-5791     alumni-office@wpi.edu