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RAA Seeks Award Nominations

Each year, hundreds of alumni volunteer for Rensselaer. Nominations are being sought to recognize these hard-working individuals through the Rensselaer Alumni Association awards program, which honors volunteers who have made significant contributions to the RAA and to the Institute.

Awards include:
Distinguished Service Award—This highest award recognizes distinguished service by alumni or non-alumni, to Rensselaer, to a profession, to the nation, or to humanity.
Albert Fox Demers Medal—Established to recognize and stimulate interest in the welfare of the Institute by either alumni or non-alumni.
Alumni Key Award—Recognizes outstanding service supporting the advancement of Rensselaer, by either alumni or non-alumni.
RAA Teaching Award—Recognizes members of the Rensselaer faculty for outstanding teaching techniques, contributions to the campus experience, and commitment to students.

Send nominations to Peter Pedone, Alumni Relations, 1301 Peoples Ave., Troy, NY 12180-3500, or e-mail by Jan. 28, 2000. Include the nominee’s name, your name and phone number, the award you are nominating the individual for, and a brief rationale.

Reunion 2000 - June 1-4 white cuppola

Stand up and be counted! Join classmates, meet new friends, and have fun at Reunion 2000. Reunion year classes were sent preliminary details and a personal update form. If you haven’t received anything about your reunion, contact Michele Brumsey, reunion program director, at (518) 276-6910 or See AlumServ at for more details.

Training Sessions for 2000-2001 Reunion Volunteers

Join your Reunion 2000 or 2001 class committee at the next meeting of the reunion planning committees during Freakout weekend, Feb. 5, 2000. Get all the tips, tools, and support you’ll need to make your Reunion the best ever. All “official” committee members will receive free hockey and Ice House tickets as a thank you for their efforts. Call Alumni Relations at (518) 276-6205 for details.

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