William Battelle
Bill Battelle

William Battelle

Events Director
Events
Phone: 508-831-4802

Possessing over two decades of campus event knowledge, Bill is uniquely positioned in guiding the mission of the WPI Events Office through the efforts of his multi-talented staff.  Supervising the scheduling and coordination of almost 40,000 thousand events each year ensuring success one meeting; social gathering; workshop; and conference at a time, he and his staff, in short, keep the beat of WPI’s pulse.   

Emily Day
Emily Bell

Emily Day

House Manager/Events Coord
Phone: 508-831-4952

Emily began her WPI career in 2014 in the President’s Office, which gave her the opportunity to work with many different departments on campus. She now splits her role on the WPI team coordinating university events and managing activities at the Jeppson House, the President’s residence. In addition to supporting the daily scheduling needs of our busy campus, Emily serves as the primary point of contact for Trustee, Presidential, and Provost-hosted events.

Amy L'Heureux

Amy L'Heureux

Events Planner 1
Events
Phone: 508-831-6127

Amy joined the WPI Events Office in 2015, and now supports the community as a University Event Planner.  She serves as the primary contact in coordinating events for many departments across campus including all of our student clubs and organizations – nearly 200 active groups!  She is also a great resource for any 25Live training needs you may have. Having Alumni in the family – both her father and brother graduated from WPI – has given Amy a strong sense of familiarity and connection to the campus.

Jennifer Parissi-Forti

Jennifer Parissi-Forti

Events Planner I
Events
Phone: 508-831-6150

Jenn is excited to return to WPI after planning and executing events at Clark University for the past 11 years.  With over 20 years of corporate and higher education experience, she is delighted to work with faculty and staff on the many exciting events and meetings they bring to campus.  Jenn’s clients and responsibilities include events for Admissions, Human Resources, CPE, MPI, and personal events such as weddings & showers.  
When not in the office, Jenn enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons, running a small business and studying interior design. 

Ali Reed

Ali Reed

Events Scheduler
Events
Phone: 508-831-5613

Ali joins the WPI Events Office with a strong familiarity of Campus life and the Worcester Community, having recently graduated from Worcester State University. She brings her excitement to our team and campus, as well as her passion for events administration and event planning from her extensive community and game-day operations responsibilities for the Worcester Sharks.  She performs a wide variety of specialized support functions for the Events Office including maintaining reports, information organization, supporting the event planners with secondary resources and is the preferred point of contact for internal needs for conference/meeting rooms, but most importantly - she is the first person you’ll connect with for all of your Events Office requests.