Events

Archive 2003 Fall

H&SS Fall Semester Welcome Reception
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Heffner Alumni House, Great Room

Please join us for the H&SS Fall Semester Welcome Reception to meet students, faculty, and staff.Event Details
The Rensselaer Jay R. Gould Student Chapter of the Society for Technical Communication (STC) will be holding an informational meeting on Tuesday, September 9th.

Agenda:
- Nominate and elect officers
- Form newsletter and workshop committees
- Solicit ideas from the membership for chapter-sponsored activities
- Vote on activities for the semester

Come early, bring your checkbook or $50 cash, and join STC! * Free pizza. *Event Details
Rensselaer Medal Day
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Various Campus Locations

For more than 85 years, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, in conjunction with high schools around the world, has awarded the Rensselaer Medal. This is awarded to promising secondary school juniors who have distinguished themselves in mathematics and science.

Rensselaer Medal Day is a special day for our Rensselaer Medal winners. Medal recipients and families are invited to join us on Saturday, September 13, to learn more about the Department of Language, Literature, and Communication, as well as other aspects of academic and campus life at Rensselaer.Event Details
Graduate Student Welcome Cruise
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The Captain JP

The beginning of the Fall semester is here. The School of Humanities and Social Sciences is planning its Second Annual "Graduate Student Welcome Cruise" on the Captain JP Cruise Line for all of its returning and new graduate students. The cruise will include a dinner buffet, cash bar, and music.

You and a guest are invited to attend this fun-filled evening. You will have an opportunity to make new friends and catch up with old ones.

You must RSVP to Elizabeth Large (518 276-2576) by Monday, September 8, if you would like to attend. Please sign up early since seating will be limited. When signing up, please be sure to include your Fall campus address, telephone number, and e-mail address.Event Details
NCAA President Myles Brand will deliver the first Humanities@Rensselaer lecture for the Fall semester on Friday, September 19. He will speak on "The Ethical and Academic Challenges of College Sports." For further information, please see the attached press release.Event Details
Undergraduate Student Welcome Cruise
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The Captain JP

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences is planning its Fifth Annual "Undergraduate Student Welcome Cruise" on the Captain JP Cruise Line for all of its new and returning undergraduates. A dinner buffet will be served and music will be provided.

Students should RSVP to Elizabeth Large (518 276-2576), H&SS Director of Student Services, by Tuesday, September 16. When signing up, please be sure to include your Fall campus address, telephone number, and e-mail address.

Boarding starts at 5:00 pm.Event Details
Photoshop for Web Design
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Sage 4510

Learn how to:

- Create buttons, banners and spot graphics for your website
- Understand graphic file formats and optimization
- Use Photoshop as a prototyping tool

Stick around for pizza after the workshop, if attending the Web Interaction Workshop at 12:30.

Please register by Friday, November 14 by emailing your name to stc@rpi.edu

Workshop co-sponsored by the Jay R. Gould Society for Technical Communication Student Chapter, and the Writing Center at RPI.Event Details
Learn how to:

- Use basic CGI concepts
- Send and parse information through your web pages
- Work with existing scripts from online code libraries

Please register by Friday, November 14 by emailing your name to stc@rpi.edu

Come early for pizza, if attending the Photoshop Workshop at 10:00.

Workshop co-sponsored by the Jay R. Gould Society for Technical Communication Student Chapter, and the Writing Center at RPI.Event Details