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Calendar of REA Events

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Dean Reginald DesRoches and family with some of the REA Board, April 2017 Picnic
REA hosts several social events throughout the year - to help connect alums. Join us for Fall Football Tailgates, the Fall Social & Speaker Address at the Saint Arnold Brewery, Spring Baseball Tailgates, and the Spring Picnic!
Scheduled Events to date...
Saturday, July 1, 2017

Fiscal year begins!


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Friday, July 14, 2017 REA SF Bay Area Regional Group: Tesla Tour  
Tuesday,August 1 , 2017 Bayou Startup Showcase  
Saturday, September 9, 2017 RCEL Liftoff  
Monday, September 11, 2017 Engineering Your Career 6pm - 8pm 
Wednesday, October 4, 2017


Bay Area Social Dinner

Register here by October 2nd:

The REA looks forward to welcoming Bay Area alumni to meet the new George R. Brown School of Engineering Dean Reginald DesRoches at a social dinner gathering on Wednesday October 4 from 7PM-9PM.

This event will be an opportunity to hear about Dean DesRoches' vision for the school, as well as to introduce him to the vibrant Bay Area REA community.

The Dinner will be held at the Potrero 1010 Apartments Club House.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 REA Austin Regional Group: Rice alumni panel on sustainability  
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 OEDK Around the Kitchen Table Dinner  
Saturday, October 28, 2017

REA Annual Fall Football Tailgate

Game vs. Louisiana Tech

On Oct. 28, the REA & RBN will hold their annual tailgate beginning at 1:00 p.m. on the east side of the historic Rice Stadium. Come enjoy great company and delicious food before our Rice Owls take on Louisiana Tech.  This tailgate is open to all so we invite any alumni and friends to join us for our festive gathering.

Food, drink, and a general admission football ticket are included in your registration. Package pricing is as follows:

  • $30 before Oct. 25 ($40 at the event)
  • $15 for football season ticket holders ($25 at the event; does not include a game ticket)
  • $5 for current Rice students (does not include a game ticket as students get free entry to the game)

Guests will be responsible for picking up their football tickets from the will call booth prior to heading into the stadium.  Please know that tickets will not be distributed at the event.

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, October 25, 2017 11:55 p.m. (CST)

Thursday, November 9, 2017 OEDK Around the Kitchen Table Dinner  
Friday, November 10, 2017

Rice Engineering Alumni (REA) Homecoming Reception

featuring Dean Reginald DesRoche

[FREE EVENT; No pre-registration required!]

Time: 4PM-6PM

4 - 4:45PM Open house at the Oshman Engineering Design Kitchen (OEDK).

5PM Remarks from the new George R. Brown School of Engineering dean, Reginald DesRoches. Located at Duncan Hall.

5:15 - 6PM Mingle with REA members and School of Engineering faculty at Duncan Hall. Complimentary drinks and light bites will be provided.

Location: Duncan Hall

Saturday, January 27, 2018  REA Winter Social

Time: 6:30PM - 9PM

Location: Saint Arnolds

Click Here to register.

February 23/24, 2018

Science & Engineering Fair of Houston  
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 OEDK Around the Kitchen Table Dinner  

Saturday, April 7, 2018

REA Annual Spring Baseball Tailgate

Tailgate Time:  11:30 AM –2 PM

Game Time: 2 PM [Rice Owls vs. Old Dominion]

Location: Reckling Park

Click Here to register for Tailgate.

Thursday, April 12, 2018 OEDK Design Showcase Time: 4:30PM - 7:30PM
Saturday, April 28, 2018 REA Annual Picnic & Awards Ceremony Time: 4:30PM - 7PM
Wednesday,  May 9, 2018 New Alumni Block Party TBD
Friday, May 11, 2018  Engineering Graduation Reception TBD