If…The Campaign to Advance WPI
Robert Beckett ’57 has paid back the scholarship he received many times over
Bob Beckett never needed to be convinced to give back to WPI. When he graduated from high school and then a postgraduate year at the Pennington School in Pennington, N.J., Beckett was sought after by colleges and universities—an accomplished student, star football player, and self-described “socially active” person. He was accepted at multiple colleges and universities, and he chose Lafayette. However, when he received only half the scholarship funds he was expecting, Beckett’s dream of a college education was dashed.
On Monday, Nov. 11, more than 100 alumni, students, faculty, and staff gathered on campus to dedicate the newly named Rubin Campus Center.
“Ever since this place has been built, it has been the Steve Rubin center,” said Warner Fletcher, chairman of the board of trustees, in …
Sports & Recreation Center Entrance Honors Alumna, Trustee Emerita Judy Nitsch ’75 and Tony Magliozzi
Judy Nitsch, a 1975 graduate of Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) and WPI trustee emerita, has made a significant seven-figure commitment to the university. The gift supports facilities and academic programs, both key components of …View More