Upcoming Club Events

Dining Club - July 2017 Wed, Jul 26

Save the date for MITCOB's July dining club outing to Granary Tavern near the Boston waterfront. Weather permitting, we will hopefully be dining on their outdoor patio. Space is very limited, so RSVP now! There may be a waiting list due to the limited reservation size.

2017 Summer BBQ Sun, Aug 06

Join us for summer fun in the sun (and shade)!

Meet fellow alumni and the incoming freshmen and graduate students from the Boston area. There will food, entertainment and fun for kids of all ages.

Volunteer members of the club and up to three guests attend free! Be sure to select the volunteer ticket and fill out the activity(ies) you'd like to perform (two hour minimum).

All incoming freshmen, Class of 2021, graduate students, and current students who register early attend for free and can bring their families along also for free!

Early registration (by 11:59 PM on Tuesday, August 1)
    Members: $3 per person, kids 12 and under attend for free!
    Non-members: $10 per person
    Student members of the club (join the club for free): free

Late registration (after midnight on Tuesday, August 2 or at the door)
    Members: $8 per person, kids 12 and under attend for free!
    Non-members: $20 per person
    Student member of the club (join for free): $3 per person
    Non-member students: $5 per person

Old and Rare Scotch Tasting Fri, Aug 11

Would you like to taste some of the oldest and rarest single malt scotches in the world?

The MIT Club of Boston is sponsoring a very special evening, tasting some of the finest and rarest single malt scotch whiskies in the world under the tutelage of a local scotch expert.

Scotch is perhaps the most complex and multidimensional spirit in the world. Join your fellow alumni as we enjoy some exceptional historical gems.

Date/Time: Friday, August 11th, 7:00-8:30pm

Location: Gordon's Fine Wine & Liquors, 894 Main St., Waltham, MA 02451

Pricing: COB members and guests: $80 / Non-members and guests: $95

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!

New and Noteworthy

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.

MIT Museum Director of Technology & Digital Strategy position

The Director of Technology & Digital Strategy is responsible for all aspects of technology operations, including strategic planning for the current Museum as well as the new Museum in the Kendall Gateway, technical implementation, and budget preparation and management. The Director of Technology & Digital Strategy reports to the Museum Director and is a member of the senior management team.

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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Sat, Apr 08 2017
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Sat, May 20 2017
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