Upcoming Club Events

MIT Better World (Boston) Thu, Sep 28

MIT Better World (Boston)
We invite you to an evening in celebration of MIT, our vibrant community in the Boston area, and our mission to build a better world. Join us to connect with alumni, faculty, and friends, and to hear from President L. Rafael Reif as he shares his vision for the future of MIT.

The evening will begin with a welcome reception at the Boch Center Wang Theatre at 6:30 pm, followed by the speaking program at 7:30 pm. Additional details, including registration information, will follow.

Drumlin Farm Sat, Sep 30

Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary, Lincoln, MA

Come join fellow alums and family members for a fun volunteer activity at the Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary. Ages 10 and up are welcome. Drumlin Farm is both a wildlife sanctuary and working farm located in Lincoln, MA. Sitting on 206 acres, there are 4 miles of hiking trails with a view of the greater Boston area, as well as the Audubon Shop.

Volunteers will learn about Drumlin Farm's growing techniques as you help their farmers with classic field tasks.

Please bring a bag lunch to enjoy in the picnic area from 12:30pm - 1:30pm before the volunteer activity begins.

Volunteers are welcome to visit the farmyard before or after the chores, and walk the hiking trails.

Free for MIT Club of Boston members and members of their family; $5/person for non-members.

Space is limited to 20 people, so sign up now!

Hiking in the Middlesex Fells Reservation Fall 2017 Sat, Oct 28

Enjoy an afternoon hiking in the the Middlesex Fells Reservation, less than 10 miles from MIT (bounded by Malden, Medford, Melrose, Stoneham, and Winchester) where you will enjoy beautiful scenery along with the camaraderie of fellow hikers. 


New and Noteworthy

Nesterly

Be Part of nesterly

Looking to bring vibrancy to your home and give back to your community? Join nesterly, a new project started by MIT '17 graduates, Noelle Marcus and Rachel Goor. nesterly matches those with extra space in their homes with graduate students who need affordable housing. You can build a new connection, help a student in need, gain a helping hand around the house for those chores you don’t enjoy and earn some money. nesterly is looking for households in the Boston area for a move-in date of September 1st. This year nesterly was included among the 2017 winners of the MIT IDEAS Global Challenge, and has been featured in The Atlantic and Forbes Magazine. Enrich your life with connections made through nesterly. 

For more information click here.   

Fill out an application or please contact Noelle by email at info@nesterly.net or call her at (917) 609-5760 if interested in participating. The first 10 participants have the matching fee waved!


Volunteers Needed

The MITCOB is seeking volunteers for leadership positions, including Clerk/President-ElectThe Clerk/President-Elect shall perform the statutorily mandated duties of the Clerk of a Massachusetts corporation, including the duty and power to give notices of all meetings of Members and special meetings of the Directors, to keep a record of the proceedings, to maintain a list of Directors and Members and their addresses as required, and to be custodian of corporate records. As President-Elect in the event of the absence, inability or refusal to act of the President, shall perform the duties of the President and when so performing shall have all the powers of and be subject to all the restrictions upon the President. (Email your interest to Irshad Ahmed, iahmed@mitcob.org).

Please see more information at Vacant Positions.


MITCOB Scholarship Fund

The MIT Club of Boston Endowed Scholarship Fund was established on December 2, 1985 by an initial gift of the MIT Club of Boston on November 5, 1985.

The Fund shall be held as an endowment and additions to the Fund may be made at any time by the Club or members.  The annual net income of the Fund will be applied to undergraduate financial aid, except that first preference shall be given to undergraduate students who are club member relatives and second preference to Greater Boston residents, in accordance with the student financial aid policies of the Institute.

In establishing the Fund, the MIT Club of Boston recognized the importance of endowed scholarships to support the Institute’s commitment to providing need-based financial aid to undergraduate students. 

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Spectacular Weather for our 2017 Summer BBQ

Our team of fearless volunteers

Sitting and front row: Lei Jin, Tammy Ngai, Carol Martin, Mindy Garber, Dorothy Curtis

Standing: Natalia Olive, Nacho Fuentes Ribas, Bonny Kellermann, 


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Affiliate Events

Mon, Aug 28 2017
Vice President for Student Life Welcome Brunch for Parents/Families
Knowledgeable and involved alumni/ae are invited to welcome parents of incoming freshmen (formerly called the “Dean’s Brunch”.) More than a dozen alumni have participated for the past several years. Our alumni presence and MIT background really add to the comfort and experience for these parents,