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Founded in 1958, the WPI Tech Old Timers is a social organization for retired, and nearly retired, WPI alumni, faculty, staff and their spouse/guest. Speakers of broad interest bring this energetic group together monthly during the academic year for friendship, entertainment, and continued learning. New members always welcome!

Organizational or Program Inquiries? / 508.831.5606


In-Person programs are held on campus or the Worcester community on a weekday during business hours (times may differ).

Virtual programs are held on Zoom. Create your free, personal account on Zoom to join us (  Registrants Will Receive a Zoom Link Via Email.
Virtual Program Time:  1:45pm Business Meeting / 2:00pm Feature Presentation / 3:00pm Social


Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - In-Person, 4:00-6:00pm; Preservation Worcester's Private Exhibition of Urban Blue and Green Space, WPI Student Engagement Opportunity, and Lecture by WPI Professor Joseph Cullon
October registration is closed.

Wednesday, November 10, 2021  - Virtual on Zoom: Glacier National Park IQP Project Presentation, featuring Professor Frederick Bianchi and student team. 
Register for the November program at: 

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - Virtual on Zoom: "Songalong" - Realizing the potential for virtual musical collaborations during the pandemic, two artistic alumni co-founded an ensemble platform for synchronizing choral productions. Hear their story, and enjoy musical arrangements!
Register for the December program at:


January - Program Pending

February - Program Pending 

March - Program Pending

April - Program Pending 

May - Program Pending





Worcester Red Sox and Polar Park Sneak Peek

Turn Back Time Education Center, Yurt Village Tour; and Farm Stay IQP Project Center Presentation

The Practice of Mindfulness, and the Science Behind It

Uncovering Viking-Age Combat: Strange Science?

Celebrating Student Success, and the Impact of Alumni Engagement

Creativity in Engineering Leads WPI Alumni to the Grammys

A Revolution of Her Own! Deborah Sampson, Performance by Judith Kalaora, Educator, Actress and Living Historian

The Salisbury Gardens and Greenhouses, Presented by Jim Welu, Director Emeritus of the Worcester Art Museum

Holiday Music Program, Performance by WPI's Simple Harmonic Motion and Jazz Ensemble

Athletic Sports Shoe Development for ACL, Knee and Ankle Injury Prevention, WPI Student Group

PracticePoint: Advancing Healthcare Through Cyber-Physical Systems, WPI's Gregory Fischer


The WPI Tech Old Timers know the importance of philanthropy and alumni engagement in the life of the university. They take a special interest in supporting various WPI student groups with a portion of their annual membership dues.

Membership dues are $15 per person annually, and support student groups and speaker honoraria. Please make checks payable to “Tech Old Timers” and mail to WPI, Office of Lifetime Engagement, 100 Institute Road, Worcester, MA, 01609.

Executive Committee

  • Neil Norum, President (WPI Staff, Retired)
  • Joe Ribeiro '58, Vice President
  • Paula Delaney '75, Secretary
  • Allen Levesque '59, Treasurer

Tech Old Timers Celebrate 60 Years

TOTs 60th Anniversary
TOTs 60th Anniversary
TOTs 60th Anniversary
TOTs 60th Anniversary
TOTs 60th Anniversary
TOTs 60th Anniversary

Inclement Weather

In the event of inclement weather, the Tech Old Timers follow the Worcester Public Schools. If Worcester schools are canceled or delayed, the Tech Old Timers in-person programs will not meet that day. Please call the Office of Lifetime Engagement with inquiries - 508-831-5600.