Frequently Asked Questions

Q: When does EDS induct new members?
A: Spring semester.

Q: Who is allowed to become an EDS member?
A: Management majors who have at least sophomore status and a minimum GPA of 3.5 are allowed to apply.

Q: Are guest allowed at the induction dinner?
A: Guest may attend the induction dinner for a small fee. Most students opt not to invite guest however.

Q: What are the requirements to remain a member of EDS?
A: All members must participate in 2 community service events per semester and attend 2 meetings.

Q: What organizations does EDS work with?
A: EDS works with the Heffner Alumni House to establish and maintain relationships with alumni. The Society also works with the American Cancer Society, American Red Cross, Ronald McDonald House charities, Circle K and Habitat for Humanity.

Q: What role does EDS play within the Lally School?
A: EDS acts as an ambassador for the Lally School within the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute community. It connects students with staff and administration.