Season’s Greetings!

Rensselaer offices will close on Thursday, December 24 and reopen Monday, January 4, 2021.

If you are considering making a year-end gift to Rensselaer, you may do so by visiting our online giving form. For further instructions regarding year-end giving, please visit, call (518) 276-6055 to leave a message, or email

On behalf of the Institute, thank you for your continued support – and Happy Holidays!

Latest Giving News

Rensselaer students do their part to “change the world” amid COVID-19 pandemic

Members of the club RPI Forge are collaborating virtually to create personal protection equipment (PPE) for healthcare providers. Using their personal 3D printers – and any others they can gain access to – the students are distributing several hundred face shields a week.

Rensselaer Hall of Fame Member Peter Bohlin ’58 Alumni Lecture

Peter Bohlin '58, Rensselaer Alumni Hall of Fame Member and internationally-acclaimed architect recently spoke at a distinguished alumni lecture, presented by the Rensselaer Greater New York Executive Council, where Mr. Bohlin recollected his journey upon graduating from Rensselaer in 1958 until today.

Diane Ozovek Howard ’82 – A Staunch Advocate for Student Scholarship

The Annual Giving Leadership Council (AGLC), was founded to promote philanthropic support to the Institute.

Rensselaer Athletics and National Grid Foundation Encourage Local Students to “Shoot for the Stars”

Rensselaer Athletics and the National Grid Foundation are teaming up to encourage local students to aim high with their education.

Rensselaer alum reconnects with campus friends as he continues to “change the world”

Rensselaer has an impact on the lifelong journeys of its students long after they graduate.

Napa Valley Weekend

The Rensselaer Silicon Valley Network and Executive Council recently hosted an Exclusive Napa Valley Weekend which brought together more than 50 alumni and alumnae for a few days of networking, wine tasting, hiking and biking.

20th Anniversary
Celebration Weekend

Rensselaer recently marked a milestone, as we celebrated 20 years of transformative leadership, recognized distinguished honorees and student scholars and began a new partnership with singer, songwriter and actor, Josh Groban and the Find Your Light Foundation.

Trustee Nancy Mueller Hosts Annual Summer Garden Party

The Annual Summer Garden Party was held earlier this month and was graciously hosted by Rensselaer Trustee Nancy Mueller at her beautiful home in Palo Alto.