September 2019

Dear Friends,

The Alumni Association Board met earlier this month to kick off a new year of connecting with one another, talking about philanthropy at WPI, and learning how we can get involved at our alma mater. Here’s what’s coming up – 

Homecoming is Oct. 4 and 5. The fun begins on Friday afternoon with a groundbreaking ceremony for WPI’s newest building, focused on the smart world, celebrated with a fall festival of music, fun food, and favorite fall activities. That’s followed by the Athletic Hall of Fame and the Pep Rally Friday night. Saturday is packed with activity—the Parade of Floats, athletic events, Rope Pull, special events for Rowing, Alumni of Color, Men’s Lacrosse, a Homecoming Social hosted by GOLD, and more. Check out the schedule and register at wpi.edu/+homecoming. Free football tickets if you register in advance!

On Oct. 24, we induct the second class into the WPI Hall of Luminaries with great pride and celebration. The 2019 Luminaries are Joseph Adams 1975; Robert Beckett 1957, Hon. 2013; Harold Black 1921, Hon. 1955 (deceased); George Cowan 1941, Hon. 2002 (deceased); Scott Harris 1982; Milton Higgins (deceased); Debora Jackson 1989 MS, 2000 ME; Charles Thompson, founder; Emory Washburn, founder. You can learn more about the event and register online.

Looking for a way to connect with alumni and WPI from the comfort of your home? WPI TechConnect was recently upgraded! You can use this portal to find other alumni, network, mentor, and find out what’s happening on campus and around the world. I hope to connect with you soon!

Save the date for Giving Day on December 3. More information to come soon – including a volunteer opportunity as a Giving Day Ambassador. 

With WPI pride,
Mark Macaulay ’89, ’94 MS