Stevens Institute of Technology Alumni Weekend
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Photo Credit: Tranquility49.
Photo Credit: Tranquility49.
Veteran Stevens Institute of Technology Professor Silvio Laccetti speaks on the Hoboken campus during Alumni Weekend, May 30. Laccetti, an instructor in Social Sciences, retired in 2008 after a long career at Stevens. His topic for the alumni, who ranged from Class of 1959 to Class of 2011, was Politics and Leadership. Topics were drawn from his new book, "An American Commentary," featuring 60 of his syndicated opinion pieces published 2001 to 2013. The book is available from

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July 31, 2014
Dr. Laccetti was impressive in his interactive session with the alumni, recalling in detail Hudson County political scandals dating back to 1963 and earlier. Tellingly, when some of the facts were obscure, younger alumni helped out by Googling to obtain the necessary confirmation of the narrative.