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David M. Darrin ’40 Counseling Award

We are happy to announce that nominations for the David M. Darrin ’40 Counseling Award are still open through April 1, 2016. We are looking for faculty members who has made an unusual contribution in the counseling of undergraduate students. The nomination form can be found via the navigation menu.

Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges

Congratulations to the Rensselaer students who were chosen to received the Who’s Who honor this year! The complete list can be found here. Please see Martha McElligott in the Union Admin Office to pick up your certificate at some point during the semester.

Graduation of Phalanx Actives

Congratulations to Phalanx members Anthony Barbieri, Trent DeVerter, Christina Gilliland, Grace Herrmann & Paige Trasatti on graduating this past semester. We wish you happiness and success for the next chapters of your lives, and look forward to seeing you at our alumni events!

Retirement of Phalanx Advisor Charles F. Carletta

12239471_1006505819391257_2349074129968803780_nOn November 20, Phalanx members attended the retirement celebration of our advisor and honorary Phalanx member Charles F. Carletta. Having served as General Counsel and Secretary of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute for 16 years, Mr. Carletta has certainly had a large impact on the Institute. We thank him for his service, and wish him happiness in his retirement!

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Current Phalanx Projects

Take a look at Phalanx’s current projects! Including a renovation of the Phalanx Room in the RPI Student Union and the purchase of a new Phalanx Flag.

Order your Member Pin

Lost, misplaced, or never received your membership pin? The pin is an enduring and recognizable symbol for our honor society. Phalanx pins are available by request for any Phalanx Alumni for $20 which includes shipping. At the same price, White Key pins are available to any inductees of the White Key Society. Order by contacting Phalanx at

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