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Old 06-16-2011, 02:32 PM   #1
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Where was your Alma Mater?

For me it was RPI, in Troy, NY. Graduated in 76' with a BSEE courtesy of the GI bill.
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Old 06-16-2011, 02:45 PM   #2
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Old 06-16-2011, 02:54 PM   #3
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Old 06-16-2011, 02:57 PM   #4
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Me too. UCSB's informal motto when i was there was "Party on Del Playa"
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For me it was RPI, in Troy, NY. Graduated in 76' with a BSEE courtesy of the GI bill.
I knew a lot of submariners from RPI. We toured there in 2007. Nice school. Our daughter was horrified to learn that the loss of a dorm's heating system was considered an emergency. I was surprised to realize how small that town really is.
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