January 2022

Student Senate

Konwerski suggests parents should donate more during Student Life Performance Plan presentation

By Alexander Orr January 19, 2022

“I know…parents are supporting a significant investment, but some parents have the ability to give more. And so we’re asking them, can you give a little bit more?” Vice President for Student Life Peter Konwerski said during his presentation on the Student Life Performance plan to the Student Senate in a November meeting. The presentation also included other Student Life plans for the upcoming year.


RPI Frisbee Returns from two year suspension

By January 19, 2022

In their first meeting of 2022, the Union Executive Board unanimously approved a stopgap budget for RPI Men’s and Women’s Ultimate Frisbee, totaling $2,503. The club recently returned from a two-year suspension due to violating Rensselaer’s alcohol policy.


Navigating return-to-campus testing

By Sarah Shiang and William Hawkins January 17, 2022

After pushing back campus move-in by a week, most residential students began moving in today. Here’s what you should expect.


Online start, booster requirement for Spring semester

By Dylan Sheils January 1, 2022

On December 23, an email from President Shirley Ann Jackson detailed policy changes for the upcoming Spring semester. The Spring semester will begin online with in-person instruction starting January 24. All eligible students must receive a booster of the COVID-19 vaccine by January 7. All residential students must have a COVID test 48 hours before arriving on January 17 and heading into a residential hall quarantine.