A wide variety of creative and colorful photos were shared on the sixth annual RPI Spirit Day, which was held Friday, February 17, in conjunction with Big Red Freakout weekend. Members of the Rensselaer community were encouraged to wear their Rensselaer gear to work, school, or play—to share their Rensselaer pride with the world.
Participants in Spirit Day were asked to post photos to social media with #RPISpiritDay. Participants took photos in groups and individually, including families, friends, pets, co-workers, and an amazing and inventive array of props. This year saw a variety of spirited pictures in offices large and small, and plenty of RPI hockey spirit. Companies that participated included National Grid, Corning, Ecovative, FactSet, and Jet. An impressive array of class years were represented as well, from the 1950s to current students.
Spirit Day includes a contest with three categories: Best Corporate Picture, Best Selfie, and Most Likes. Voting will take from now until Feb. 24 on the Rensselaer Alumni Association Facebook page. Winners will be announced on February 24.