Meet the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Class of 2015: An Overview of the 209th Commencement

Meet the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Class of 2015: An Overview of the 209th Commencement

President Shirley Ann Jackson

President’s Charge to the Graduates: “Seeking Terra Incognita”

“Each of you is moving into territory not yet investigated: your futures. You will cross uncrossed thresholds. You will seek out the “terra incognita,” as it were, the term often written on ancient maps to indicate an area that was unexplored.”

Admiral Michelle Howard

Rensselaer Graduates Urged To “Embrace Your Inner Engineer”

“Whether or not you ever work as an engineer, remember this from your time at RPI; embracing your inner engineer means that you will always learn, you will never lose your love of discovery, and you will always be ready to roll up your sleeves for hard work,” said Admiral Michelle Howard.