Alumni Spotlight

Prof. Kerri Cahoy--Associate Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics; Co-director, Small Satellite Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Chris DiPentima--President, Connecticut Business & Industry Association


Dr. Eric Fossum--"I went to Talcott Mountain, Trinity College and Yale University--and Talcott was as important to my education as either of those other two."


Dr. Linda Ivany--"The experiences that I had [at Talcott] were invaluable to me as a fledgling scientist and as a person. The Science Center is a true jewel among educational institutions for the many unique opportunities it provides for students everywhere."


Dr. Greg Kochanski--"It all started with you, George (George Atamian, former TMSC Associate Director and co-founder), chasing comets at Talcott Mountain Science Center."


Steve Perlman--"It's the only place that I really fit into. It's the only place that could keep up with me and I could keep up with it."


Guy Simonian--"Founder Don La Salle inspired me to take on challenging assignments and excel in their execution. The goal, of course, was to deliver science education to curious young minds through organized interactive hands-on activities."


Neil Theise--Physician/Scientist; Professor of Pathology, NYU Grossman School of Medicine--"TMSC was my nerdy kid happy place, where I could fully be myself, hanging out with other kids who had the same quirky interests and, most importantly, with teachers who made me believe that, literally, the sky was the limit."