Rose-Hulman alumni cherish the
college's "family atmosphere"-a feeling gained from the first day
they stepped on campus. Like any relationship, it takes work to
keep family dynamics intact throughout the years.
The Young Alumni Council (YAC) strives to provide a
valuable support group for graduates from the past decade. This
council helps alumni get acquainted in new areas of the country,
provides professional and personal networking opportunities, and
offers a variety of social events.
"The council allows alumni to connect with people sharing a
similar background-a love of
Rose-Hulman-at the same time in their
lives," says Heidi Davidson (CHE, 2003), young alumni
representative to the Board of Trustees. "People can participate as
they can, when they can."
There is a YAC group or event close to every alumnus,
according to YAC President Adam Jarboe (ME, 2005/ MSEM,
Sporting events, entertainment shows and professional
presentations are popular events. A National Day of Service gives
alumni an opportunity for fellowship while giving back to their
communities. Council leaders provide assistance to local alumni who
volunteer to organize an event.