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Founded in 1958, the WPI Tech Old Timers is a social club for retired, and nearly retired, WPI alumni, faculty, staff and their spouse/guest. Speakers of broad interest bring this energetic group together on campus monthly during the academic year for friendship, learning, and lunch.
Join us for a complimentary, first meeting and lunch!


Wednesday, September 4 - University Address with Kristin Tichenor, Senior Vice President, Enrollment and Institutional Strategy

Wednesday, October 2 - A Revolution of Her Own! Deborah Sampson, Performance by Judith Kalaora, Educator, Actress and Living Historian

Wednesday, November 6 - The Salisbury Gardens and Greenhouses, Presented by Jim Welu, Director Emeritus of the Worcester Art Museum

Wednesday, December 4 - Holiday Music Program, Performance by WPI's Simple Harmonic Motion and Jazz Ensemble

Winter Break - No January Meeting

Wednesday, February 5 - Athletic Sports Shoe Development for ACL, Knee and Ankle Injury Prevention, WPI Student Group

Wednesday, March 4 - PracticePoint: Advancing Healthcare Through Cyber-Physical Systems, WPI's Gregory Fischer

CANCELED - Tuesday, April 7 - Worcester Red Sox and Polar Park, Presented by Dan Rea III, Pawtucket Red Sox

CANCELED - Wednesday, May 6 - Songs of Vaudeville, Piano and Historical Narrative, Performance by Jack Craig, Musician


Location: Higgins House

Time:  9:45am Coffee Social / 10:30am Feature Presentation, followed by optional buffet lunch ($15 cash per person)

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 Alumni Relations, 100 Institute Road, Worcester, MA.  Dues may also be paid in person at any Tech Old Timers meeting by talking with Barbara Sutherland, Membership Coordinator or contacting us at or 508.831.5600.

Executive Committee

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

Inclement Weather

In the event of inclement weather, the Tech Old Timers follow the Worcester Public Schools. If Worcester schools are cancelled or delayed, the Tech Old Timers will not meet that day. Please call the Office of Alumni Relations, 508-831-5600, with questions.