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Sawmill Society Weekend

Hosted by Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Event Details

Saturday, April 2, 2022
9:00 AM - Sunday, April 3, 2022
11:30 AM
Mussallem Student Union
5500 Wabash Ave. , Terre Haute, 47803

Event Description

A network of entrepreneurial-minded Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology alumni are coming to campus in Terre Haute April 2-3 to share their insights and experiences through a new dimension to the top-ranked undergraduate science, engineering and mathematics college. This is a free event that's open to the public with advanced registration.

The Sawmill Society is a group of more than 70 innovative and forward-thinking alumni and friends of Rose-Hulman who know what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur. They will share insights, experiences, and inspiration with each other, Rose-Hulman students, faculty and staff, and other budding entrepreneurs. The weekend includes sessions on lessons learned in forming a start-up company, diversity in start-ups, angel investing, and more.


Saturday, April 2

  • 9-10 a.m. - "Bootstrapped to Millions": Jeremy Clarke (Software Engineering/Computer Science, 2009), Lake Room
  • 9-10 a.m. - Diversity in Startups: Dung Duong (Mechanical Engineering/Applied Optics, 1998), Virginie Adams (Computer Engineering/Mathematics, 2012; Engineering Management, 2013), Koushik Subramanian (Computer Engineering, 2006), and Carla McFarland, Robert Kahn Room (Sponsored by The Startup Ladies)
  • 10:30-11:30 a.m. - Speed Networking, Lake Room
  • 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. - Lunch Break
  • 1-2 p.m. - How I Started As A Student: Jacob Oblazny (Junior, Mechanical Engineering), Lake Room
  • 2:30-3:30 p.m. - Learn About Angel Investing, Robert Kahn Room
  • 2:30-3:30 p.m. - Meet a Mentor, Louise Kahn Room

Sunday, April 3

  • 10:30-11:30 a.m. - Pitch Competition, Robert Kahn Room

For more information contact Christian Shuck at