December 5, 2013

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WPI Women’s Alumni Panel: Fall 2013

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The transition from college to the workplace can be a both tricky, and scary path to navigate.  However, the best way to gain insight, is to ask those who have already gone through it. That, along with networking, negotiating a contract, and many other work related subjects, was one of the many topics discussed during […]

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November 17, 2013

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Cultivating Your Inner Superwoman: Women’s Workshop Series 2013-2014

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This workshop began with an exercise, involving holding a pose of either a high power position, standing tall with hands on hips, or a low power position, hunched over in a chair, for two minutes.  The point of this exercise was to recognize the feelings experienced after the two minutes were over.  For instance, those […]

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November 5, 2013

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A Guided Tour of the WPI Recreation Center: Women’s Health Series 2013-2014

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  A common goal of women today is to “get in shape”. To some it may seem daunting to think about going to a gym they’ve never been to because they wouldn’t know what to do. For others, who may be regulars at the gym, seeing results hasn’t happened because they’ve been doing the same […]

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October 8, 2013

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Empower Yourself With Food: Women’s Health Series 2013-2014

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Fad diets, and other quick fixes aren’t the way to achieve a healthy eating lifestyle, and goal weight.  Figuring out what provides your body with the right nutrients, and also caters to your own needs is the way to go. Registered dietician Shavaun Cloran who spoke at today’s “Empower Yourself With Food” Women’s Health workshop, […]

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October 7, 2013

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NSBE Boston’s Annual Summer Sizzler

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NSBE Boston’s Annual Summer Sizzler

The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) is the largest student-run organization in the United States that is dedicated to increasing the number of culturally responsible black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally, and positively impact the community. Members of the society include high school students, collegiate members, and professional members.   Every year, the […]

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October 7, 2013

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ALANA BBQ

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The African-American, Latin American, Asian-American, and Native American (ALANA) network holds an annual barbecue that Anna Maria College and Assumption College host on a rotating basis. In the Worcester area, the network serves the Colleges of Worcester Consortium, which consists of Anna Maria College, Assumption College, Becker College, Clark University, College of the Holy Cross, […]

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September 8, 2013

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Connections: The Start of a New Year

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The Connections pre-orientation program, for incoming freshmen concluded a few days before classes began.  Connections is a free program catered for minority and first generation students.  This year’s Connections class, the biggest one in the history of the program, boasted 71 students.  The purpose of Connections, is to do exactly what it sounds like, create […]

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April 24, 2013

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Tech Girls 2012-2013 Graduation

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As the academic year comes to an end, so do some of the WPI after school outreach programs. For instance, the final meeting of the 2012-2013 class of the Tech Girls Program was held on April 24th. Through a multitude of projects over the course of the year including, pig heart dissections, hydraulic arm creations, […]

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April 12, 2013

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STEM Saturday: Spring 2013

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STEM Saturday is a program designed for middle school aged children, and their parents, to allow them a succinct look into the world of STEM related employment.  With activities such as determining what an object was made of from based off of a few properties, like density, to researching and learning about the periodic table, […]

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April 2, 2013

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Connections: D-Term 2013 Update

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As the academic year comes to a close, so do the Connections termly meetings. The final meeting began with the introduction of two new WPI staff members, Donelle Durham, and Julia Sorcinelli.  Donelle Durham, the new Coordinator of Multicultural Recruitment, will mostly be working with admissions to enhance the diversity within the WPI community. While […]

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