Save the Date for ALC: Sept. 23–24, 2016
Professor Martin Culpepper SM ’97, PhD ’00, MIT's official Maker Czar, discussed why maker spaces are vital to the real-world success of MIT students.
More than 150 MIT alumni posted nearly 1,000 messages on Facebook and Twitter using the #MITALC hashtag.
MITAA President and Chair John Chisholm ’75, SM ’76 provided an overview of Alumni Association activities in 2015 and shared plans for the upcoming year.
ALC attendees from MIT Sloan discussed new initiatives and priorities that can help provide MIT students with access to cutting-edge research.
Chancellor W. Eric Grimson PhD ’80 moderated an academic panel with deans from MIT’s five schools.
Dean Melissa Nobles discussed her vision for the future for MIT's School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences.
MIT Chancellor Cynthia Barnhart SM ’86, PhD ’88 and current students discussed how MIT can create a campus culture where seeking help is universally encouraged.
MIT Sloan Assistant Professor Renée Richardson Gosline applied her background in marketing to MIT’s goals of diversity and inclusion in Institute leadership.
At the Leadership Awards Dinner, MIT's Public Service Center was renamed in honor of Priscilla Gray, a center co-founder and wife of former MIT President Paul Gray.
From left: Vice President and CEO Judy Cole; Provost Marty Schmidt SM ’83, PhD ’88; George B. Morgan ’20 Award winners Deborah S. Sharpe ’76; Scott J. Mermel ’68, SM ’70; and Gerardo A. Borromeo ’82, SM ’83; and MITAA President John Chisholm ’75, SM ’76
Shinichiro Nakamura MBA ’99 accepts his Harold E. Lobdell ’17 Distinguished Service Award from MITAA President John Chisholm '75, SM '76
From left: Vice President and CEO Judy Cole; Provost Marty Schmidt SM ’83, PhD ’88; Henry B. Kane ’24 Award recipients David L. Fung ’85 and Michael Szeto ’72, SM ’72; and MITAA President John Chisholm ’75, SM ’76
From left: Provost Marty Schmidt SM ’83, PhD ’88; Bronze Beaver Award recipients Theresa M. Stone SM ’76; Robert N. Gurnitz ’60, SM ’61, PhD ’66; and Robert V. Ferrara ’67; Vice President and CEO Judy Cole; and MITAA President John Chisholm ’75, SM ’76
The 2016 MIT Alumni Leadership Conference will take place Sept. 23-24 on MIT’s campus. For more than 20 years, thousands of MIT alumni have returned to the Institute to reconnect with MIT and take part in ALC. The two-day conference includes behind-the-scenes updates from Institute leaders, keynote presentations from MIT faculty and students, and nearly 50 best-practice sessions and brainstorming discussions from MIT alumni and staff.
A record 700 attendees took part in ALC in 2015. Relive last year’s conference: Read a an ALC summary on Slice of MIT, view a photo gallery, or revisit the #MITALC hashtag that was used throughout the weekend.
ALC is also highlighted by the Leadership Awards Celebration, the annual celebration that applauds MIT’s most dedicated volunteers. Listen to a Slice of MIT podcast with the recipients of last year’s Bronze Beaver Awards, the highest honor MIT bestows upon its alumni.
Registration for ALC 2016 will open in June. View the schedule, which will be with details throughout the summer, including new sessions on entrepreneurship, a Friday night reception surprise, and MIT Gear Day on Saturday afternoon.
Photo Credits: Melody Ko and Christopher Huang