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MIT Club of South Texas!

  • Serving Alumnae and Alumni in the Greater Houston, Galveston, and College Station Areas
  • Sponsoring Activities for MIT South Texas Alumnae and Alumni
  • Assisting MIT in Recruiting Students and Promoting its Reputation Promoting Engineering, Science, and Math Education in Our Local Area

Upcoming Events
(next 8 events - see Events page for full listing)

Saturday, August 01, 2015

2015 Aug 1 Shakespeare Festing and Feasting XVII “The Merchant of Venice”
Come celebrate the Club's 17th annual Shakespeare outing!  

Free, but you need to Register via our website

Saturday, August 1, 2015
Performance: 8:30pm

Miller Outdoor Theatre – Herman Park

Dinner: 6:30pm (optional, but plan to pick up tickets)
Café Express
1422 West Gray

Update 12:24pm July 30, 2015:  event cancelled due to low turnout.

Thursday, August 06, 2015

2015 Aug 6 Houston *InterClub 2.0 Social (30/40/50+ somethings, but all ages are welcome!)
Hosted by Bryn Mawr, Columbia and MIT

Harwood Grill
THURSday, Aug 6, 2015

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
No host bar

Saturday, August 08, 2015

2015 Aug 8 Top Golf Outing Join the MIT Club of South Texas for a fun Saturday lunchtime at Top Golf in west Houston’s Energy Corridor

All ages are wanted and welcome to participate…RSVP before 11:59pm CDT July  30 25, 2015…learn more
Space is limited, so register early!

Thursday, September 10, 2015

MIT Admissions Officer Visits Houston - 2015

Thursday, September 10, 2015, 7:30pm
Houston Community College - West Loop, Auditorium
5601 West Loop South
Houston, TX 77081-2221

High school students, parents, and Educational Councilors are invited to a meeting with a representative from the MIT Admissions Office, who will provide an overview of the MIT experience and answer questions about MIT and the admissions process. The event will last approximately 90 minutes, including both the official presentation and the question/answer session that follows.  MIT Educational Councilors and recent alums are invited to come and answer questions after the presentation.  For more information, contact Ed Rinehart 281-679-7608

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Call For MIT Board Volunteers - Annual Board Elections is Aug 4, 2015
The MIT Club of South Texas is looking for people who would like to: be officers, be board members, or just get more involved.  We always pair new volunteers with a seasoned volunteer on a specific event / activity, so new volunteers get over the learning curve quickly.  A lot of volunteers just start by showing up at board meetings to help out, and then later serve as Committee Chairs, Board Directors, or Board Officers. Learn more...

MIT CoSTx Golf Update

Dateline June 20, 2015
MIT’s local golfing alums traveled to Bastrop on June 20, to play the highly regarded Wolfdancer course at the Hyatt Lost Pines Resort.  Steve Koch OE ’80, Al Tervalon ’65, and Greg Turner ’74 played 18 holes on the rolling, challenging layout, experiencing topography unlike our normal Houston-area haunts.  It was a close match, featuring Turner’s 88, Koch’s 89, and Tervalon’s 93 (with only 30 putts!).  

Joining the golfers at Lost Pines were wives Jo Tervalon, Kathy Koch, and Ann Turner.  With dinner the evening prior and lunch after golf on Saturday, the group enjoyed a great time together.

The next golf event will be Sunday, September 13
in the afternoon, somewhere closer to Houston. For those interested in learning more, please contact Greg Turner at golf@mithouston.org

For those interested who are not on our email distribution list, feel free to contact Greg Turner at golf@mithouston.org .  Please join the MIT Club of South Texas if you haven’t already, make your contribution to the Annual Fund, and come on out and join us!

You can always read about the latest CoSTx Golf news on our dedicated Golf webpage.

Seeking volunteers for Star of Hope “Activities for Teens” Sessions

As part of its local community outreach the MIT Club of South Texas will host a series of educational enrichment programs for teen residents of the Star of Hope.  The programs will be held on Friday evenings at the Women & Family Emergency Shelter and Transitional Living Center in Houston.

Initial program topics include a demonstration by a robotics competition team, current direction of space exploration and technology careers in 2025 (medical, industrial, military, etc.). Each program would be a one-evening presentation with an engaging multifaceted curriculum designed for youth. Volunteers are needed for curriculum development as well as presenters including professionals to offer testimonials and encouragement.  Alumni may volunteer for either curriculum development or curriculum presentation tasks.
All participants in the presentations required to complete a Star of Hope Volunteer Application for advance clearance. Those seeking additional information or interested in joining a program night please contact David Brown at david-b@mithouston.org

Annual Club Membership Drive – Calendar Year 2015

The MIT Club of South Texas invites you to join or renew your membership for 2015.  Membership in the club runs coincident with the calendar year.  Need to sign up for 2015 membership or need to check your membership status?  Please visit our website Membership page. 

We’re Looking for Speakers…Got an Interesting Topic?

Can you give an interesting presentation about your profession (or avocation)?  This can be a professional talk, an overview of an area, or a collection of “war stories” about your professional experiences. We’re looking for local alums to speak at an upcoming club event.  Learn more...

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