Fall 2019 Events at The Cooper Union

CU in Tech Summer Mixer
Thursday, August 29
6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. 
41 Cooper Square, Alumni Roof Terrace

Calling all Cooper Alumni and current students. Are you working or interested in working in tech? Join us on the Alumni Roof Terrace for the first CU in Tech Mixer, where we will provide a space to network and increase Cooper’s tech presence.  Refreshments will be provided.Click HERE to RSVP and for more information. 

Alumni/Incoming Student Field Day
Sunday, September 1
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Governor’s Island, Play Lawns (exact location HERE)

Join us for an alumni and student field day to meet the incoming class and wish them luck in their Cooper Union career. Bring your family, friends, and lunch for a picnic on Governor’s Island. There will be time to speak with new students, play games, and explore the island!

Click HERE to RSVP.

Grace Farms Tour
Saturday, September 14
12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
New Canaan, CT

Join us for this special opportunity to visit Grace Farms which was premised on the idea that space communicates and inspires people to collaborate for good.

Click HERE for more information.

270: Debating the Electoral College
Friday, September 20
6:30 p.m.
Foundation Building, Great Hall

Hear from leading voices in the debate about the electoral college, including Neal Peirce, author of The People’s President, the reigning standard for reforming the voting process; John R. Koza, who drafted the National Popular Vote bill that has been enacted in 15 states; Tara Ross, author of Enlightened Democracy: The Case for the Electoral College; and Trent England, a conservative legal scholar and policy expert. MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell moderates this discussion on whether the electoral college is an essential element of our democracy or an obstacle to it.

Click HERE for more information.

To register for the lecture, visit the registration page.

Sidney Blumenthal Lecture
Tuesday, September 24
6:30 p.m.
Foundation Building, Great Hall

Author Sidney Blumenthal recounts Abraham Lincoln’s astonishing ascent to the presidency from the Great Hall at The Cooper Union, the place Lincoln himself said helped to launch his candidacy. Alumni/Trustee Reception to follow in Houghton Gallery. Watch for further details.

To RSVP, email Crystal Ortiz at crystal.ortiz@cooper.edu

SAVE THE DATE: Cooper Alumni Golf Outing
Friday, September 27

The Garrison Golf Club
2015 US 9
Garrison, New York 10524

7:00AM Continental Breakfast & Registration
8:00AM Tee Off (scramble format, teams of 4)
1:30PM Lunch & Prizes

Tickets: $350/person

$120 from your ticket purchase is tax-deductible, excluding goods and services received. This donation will go towards the annual fund and supporting Cooper Union students.

 Learn More and Register.

West Coast Alumni Meetup
Saturday, September 28
Sonoma, CA

Join Cooper alumni for two site visits and a picnic. Led by Robert Alwitt CHE’54, we’ll start at the historic Petaluma Adobe ranch, then drive to the Mariano Vallejo estate for a picnic (bring your own lunch!), and, finally, walk around the Sonoma Mission. There are a number of wineries close to the Sonoma mission if you’d like to stop by afterwards.10:30 a.m.  Petaluma Adobe tour12:00 p.m.  Lunch at Mariano Vallejo Home picnic grove (bring your own lunch!)1:30 p.m.    Tour of Sonoma Mission

Email Hsu-Wei Shueh EE’90 if you are interested in attending.

SAVE THE DATE: Fall 2019 Mock Interview Night
Thursday October 3
Location TBD