Monthly Archives: October 2010

Selected Facts about Civil Engineering at RPI

Today we celebrate 175 Years of Civil Engineering at Rensselaer! the C.E. degree was first awarded on October 14, 1835 the course could be completed in one calendar year the C.E. degree was virtually the only degree granted at RPI … Continue reading

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The First C.E.’s – Aaron Olmstead

Aaron Olmstead earned a B.N.S. and a C.E. degree from RPI in 1837.  He taught at private high schools for a while and then attended Yale Law School.  He was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1843.  Aaron … Continue reading

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