Monthly Archives: June 2012

Mystery Image 29

Hey Readers! Welcome to RPI HISTORY REVEALED, our new blog platform. We were a bit nervous about this transition, asking ourselves “will we lose them,” “will they stay tuned?” Please remember, all of the content is the same. Anything you … Continue reading

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Flossie

In our earlier post on the Class of 1912 we described the summer surveys conducted by students between their sophomore and junior years. In late June and early July the teams fanned out within a 50 mile radius of Troy … Continue reading

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The Class of 1912

June 12 is the 100th anniversary of the Class of 1912’s graduation from Rensselaer and we want to mark the occasion by providing some background on what the student experience was like at Rensselaer over a century ago. In September … Continue reading

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The ’87 Gym Goes Up

As we noted in our Commencement 1912 post, the ’87 Gymnasium was dedicated in June 1912. Planning for the new facility went back a couple of years earlier to 1910 when a Board of Trustees committee was established to investigate the … Continue reading

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