TROY, N.Y. – RPI's students, staff and faculty come together Saturday for a two-hour telethon “RPI's Got Talent – A Telethon for RPI Relief: Hurricane Sandy” to help support victims of Sandy.
“The devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy has had a profound impact on our students and campus community,” said Cynthia Smith '96, assistant dean of students and director of pipeline initiatives and partnerships. “Individuals who have embraced the ‘RPI RELIEF – Hurricane Sandy' initiative are focused on raising money and supporting the many Rensselaer students whose families are impacted by the storm.
The live telethon will feature a host of student, staff, and faculty performances between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Event highlights include:
- Slam poets
- Jump rope artists
- Acoustic guitarists
- A jazz quintet
- A Barbershop trio
- Violinists and more
There are several ways to view the program:
- In person at the Rensselaer Union McNeil Room, located on the corner of 15th Street and Sage Avenue.
- It can be watched live on the Rensselaer Television Network Channel 3.
- Viewers can also watch it online here.
Telephone lines will be open between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. during the telethon. Call: 1(518)276-6134