The Student Alumni Society (SAS) encourages participation in the long-standing and rich history of WPI traditions. SAS helps keep these traditions alive by sponsoring, planning and running various campus activities and special events throughout the school year for students, alumni, faculty, staff and parents.

SAS members are easily recognized on campus in their red-and-white striped rugbies. They cheer for the Engineers at athletic events, bring goats to campus and give away T-shirts and cake on Founders’ Day, give everyone a free fright at Haunted Higgins House each Halloween, throw a huge birthday party for WPI’s beloved mascot Gompei in February, and run WPI’s most cherished traditions such as the Freshmen Bridge Crossing and host the Goat’s Head Rivalry events.

Membership is open to all undergraduate students. SAS meetings are every Wednesday at 5 p.m. on campus. If you have any questions, please contact our Executive Committee.

SAS Executive Committee

Chair: Trinity Tedtsen '20
Membership Chair: Leah Mitchell '20
Programs Co-Chairs: Bella Speer '21, Elizabeth Walling '20
Student Engagement Chair: Michelle Santacreu '21
Alumni Chair: Caroline Murphy '20
Herd Chair: Jordan Grotz '21
Historian: Matthew Kirejczyk '21
Public Relations Chair: Sarah Armstrong '20
Treasurer: Jon Zimak '20

Staff Adviser: Brianne Ross
Alumni Mentor: Joey Botelho '14

January 2019 Update

On Saturday December 9, SAS had its annual holiday lunch with over 40 members and alumni in attendance. We exchanged paper plate awards and new members received their rugbies! The 2019 executive board was also announced at the lunch:

Chair: Trinity Tedtsen
Membership: Leah Mitchell
Programs Co-Chairs: Bella Speer, Elizabeth Walling
Student Engagement: Michelle Santacreu
Treasurer: Jonathan Zimak
Alumni: Caroline Murphy
Herd: Jordan Grotz
Historian: Matthew Kirejczyk
Public Relations: Sarah Armstrong

On Tuesday, December 4, SAS hosted an Alumni Roundtable event in Higgins House. Current students and alumni got to hold conversations with each other and enjoyed dinner together. 

On December 12, Snow More Stress with SAS was held to help students around campus destress from finals week. Students were able to make snowmen out of battery-powered candles that could be used as ornaments for the Christmas tree. Coming up this month we have Eskimo Relay, and Gompei’s Birthday.

To keep up with all our exciting activities and events, follow us on Instagram @saswpi and Facebook