There are key regions, both domestic and international, where we have an active concentration of engaged alumni, alumnae, and parents. These members of the Rensselaer community are innovators, technology company leaders, venture capitalists, senior executives, and entrepreneurs.
To strengthen the connection between Rensselaer and these groups, regional networks and executive councils in the Silicon Valley, Greater New York, and New England regions have been created. Additional networks are being developed in the Southwestern US (Texas) region, as well as Hong Kong.
The regional networks offer opportunities for engagement around business development, graduate recruitment, and student placement, and seek to strengthen partnerships among individuals, companies, foundations, government agencies, and the Institute.
Members of the Executive Council lead the networks, and foster connections among notable alumni/ae in the region through conversations and events that align with the Institute’s expertise in groundbreaking interdisciplinary research and innovative pedagogy.