For more than 30 years, the Bridge Scholars Program has allowed entering students to participate in rigorous academic instruction and to develop the skills necessary for academic and personal success at Rensselaer.
The O.T. Swanson Multidisciplinary Design Lab provides senior engineering students opportunities to apply their discipline-specific knowledge to address real-world challenges presented by external sponsors.
Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (HASS) Private Music Lessons Fund
The Humanities, Arts, and Social Science (HASS) Private Music Lessons Fund assists Rensselaer students in covering the cost of private music lessons in the School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS).
The Mark D. Smith – Magistra Vitae (“Life Teacher”) Student Scholarship Fund
This annual scholarship fund was established in memory of Mark, and in recognition of his long-standing service to students by promoting and supporting both academic excellence and personal development through his expertise, wisdom, and empathy.
As Rensselaer prepares to enter its third century, and it remains true to its mission of “applying science to the common purposes of life.” Becoming a fully-realized technological research institute is paramount as Rensselaer continues to pose the question “why not change the world?”
The ASCE Chapter supports student professional development by hosting meetings with local professionals, and participation in three national competitions: ASCE/AISC Steel Bridge, ASCE Concrete Canoe, and ASCE Geowall.