Building the Final Frontier

Building the Final Frontier

In 1962, four new Wentworth graduates—John Mancuso, John McGrath, Arne Ojala, and Ken Rydberg—packed up and headed to Alaska. They sought the adventure of Alaska’s untamed wilderness and steady work. And just three years into statehood, its massive infrastructure investments offered the young men even more: the chance to lay a foundation for America’s...

Time Capsule

Time Capsule

Construction of the William H. Flanagan Campus Center is giving Beatty Hall a facelift for its 44th birthday. Groundbreaking for the “general purpose building” kicked off on June 10, 1964, with help from its future namesake, longtime Wentworth president H. Russell Beatty (second from right). The other shovel-holders in the shot: (from left) State Senator...