Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, located in Troy, NY, is the nation’s oldest technological university.

Yet The Rensselaer Plan, conceived by President Shirley Ann Jackson, includes plenty of new research platforms such as the Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies, the Computational Center for Nanotechnology Innovations (CCNI), and the Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC).

We had a terrific time visiting with the staff and students on campus. We had 6 RPI students stay with EHS last year and already have 4 booked for this summer!

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Above is a pic of a steam engine generator while visiting campus. It was used from 1915 until 1975 before being donated to RPI.

(Header courtesy of RPI’s Facebook.)

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