Founders Day had a wonderful turn out this year with alumni flying in from across the country for a total of 53 coming to dinner. Casey Quayle gets the farthest alumni award for flying in from Seattle. Actives and Alumni had a great time handing out awards, catching up and exchanging gag gifts.
The current pledge class also solicited donations for their pledge project, a large Delta-T to display memorabilia while tabling around campus.
To mark another year in Triangle, the Colorado State Colony would like to invite you to our celebration. This years festivities shall be in the format of a Formal and shall include dinner, hotel rooms, and plenty of entertainment. Almost 40 people already have committed to attending and we hope that you can make it, too.
The important details are as follows:
Saturday, April 16, 2010
Drinks will start at 7:30 pm
Dinner will begin around 8:30 pm
$150 per couple – room and dinner
$50 per plate – no room
Dinner will be an Italian buffet please indicate a selection of beef, chicken, or vegetarian option.
RSVP deadline is April 2nd for a room, April 14th for dinner.
Please get in touch with Eli Immasche or Pete Winterscheidt if you have any questions,
firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com respectively.
Q. Where/When do I need to pay for Founders’ Day?
A. You can send a check made out to Triangle to our PO box. It is:
Re: Founders’ Day
PO Box 937
Fort Collins, CO 80522
Q. Do you need my dinner selection now?
A. It would be preferable to have your dinner choice now. We just need a rough idea of how much to order.
Q. Do I need to make the hotel room reservation myself?
A. We will make the reservation for you. If you are coming by yourself and don’t want to share a room, please let us know. Otherwise, we will try to double up rooms to keep everyone’s cost lower.
Thanks to Alumni Kevin Phong, Triangle will be holding a fall formal this year. Formal is slated to happen on November 13th in Estes Park. Alumni and Active members are welcome to attend the event which will include:
A Room for the evening
Indoor Pool and hot tub
White elephant gift party
and much more
Please speak to Brother Eli Immasche (elikyle at csutriangle dot org), soon if you would like to attend.
Congratulations to Aaron Dropp msoe08 on being part of the 1st Place Team in the Green Energy Challenge hosted by the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA). Aaron and his teammates from the Milwaukee School of Engineering won top honors at the NECA Convention this week in Boston.
CSU Triangle will be hosting their annual Founder Day celebration on April 10th this year. Sure to be a good time, there will be speeches, fine dinning, and Triangles of all sorts in attendance.
The important details are as follows:
When: Saturday, April 10, 2010
Annual Meeting: 1pm at the Triangle Center, 420 S. Howes, Fort Collins, CO 80524
Dinner: 7pm in the Longs Peak Dinning Room, Lory Student Center, Colorado State University
Cost: $40 per person
What do an Astronaut, two Governors, and a CEO of one of the world’s largest oil companies have in common?
If you guessed that all of the above were all Triangles, you are correct! Below is a list of notable triangle alumni, from chapters like ours all over the country. This list had to be kept concise, because we wouldn’t want to bore you with the thousands of alumni that hold and have held highly respectable positions in engineering and the sciences. Will you be the next notable alumni?
Ellison Onizuka (University of Colorado 1969)
Ellison Onizuka flew on Discovery as a mission specialist in January 1985 and lost his life in the Challenger accident in January 1986. The United States Air Force’s Onizuka Air Station was located in Sunnyvale, CA. (The station is now closed). An episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation mentions a (fictional) shuttlecraft named after Brother Onizuka.
Frank R. McCabe (Marquette 1950)
Frank R. McCabe was a member of the U.S. Olympic basketball squad which won the gold medal in 1952.
Fred R. Kappel (Minnesota 1923)
Fred R. Kappel was the first speaker by Telstar (phone via satellite), in phone conversation with President Johnson. He also served as Chairman of the Board for AT&T from 1962 to 1969
Jim Geringer (Kansas 1964)
Jim Geringer served as governor of Wyoming from 1995 to 2003.
Jay Hammond (Penn State 1941)
Jay Hammond served as Governor of Alaska from 1975 to 1983.
Steven L. Miller (Illinois 1964)
Steven L. Miller held the positions of President and CEO of Shell Oil Company from 1999 to 2002. He began his career with Shell in 1967.
Edward McCracken (Iowa State 1964)
Edward McCracken was president and CEO of Silicon Graphics, whose graphics computers are used for everything from animation in Star Wars to car modeling at GM.
Michael Morhaime (UCLA 1985)
Michael Morhaime is co-founder and President of Blizzard Entertainment, maker of popular video games such as World of Warcraft, Starcraft, and Diablo.
Robert S. Mayo (Armour 1924)
Robert S. Mayo wrote much of the entry for tunneling in the Encyclopedia Britannica.
Forrest L. Dowling (Wisconsin 1960)
Forrest L. Dowling was one of 11 Americans who reached the South Pole overland in January 1961.
Reinaldo Chohfi (UCLA 1985)
Reinaldo Chohfi has been credited with the discovery of Maranpampa, a large Inca city in Peru.
Robert B. Martin (Purdue 1924)
Robert B. Martin was awarded the first distinguished service in Korea in 1951.
Richard Conklin (Illinois 1944)
Richard Conklin and several other Triangles worked on the Manhattan Project and witnessed the test of the first atom bomb.
Tom Graham (Louisville 1945)
Tom Graham has served as president of USX and of Armco Steel in Ohio. He has also served as chairman of the board of AK Steel.
For more on this impressive list of Triangle alumni visit:
Triangle Wishes Each And Every Member Happy Holidays
At the Holiday season, our thoughts turn gratefully to those who have made our progress this year possible and as we reflect on years past, we remember with great pride the love we share for Triangle.