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The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center
Dartmouth College
6082 Rockefeller Hall
Hanover, NH 03755 USA
603 646-3874
Rockefeller Center
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Rocky Student Discussion Groups

Rockefeller Center Discussion Groups meet weekly, are student-led, and offer engaging conversation, access to distinguished guest speakers, scholars, and policymakers. Groups meet weekly at the Rockefeller Center during each term. No need to RSVP, apply to participate, or make a long-term commitment. Get to know other Dartmouth students interested in public policy, leadership, politics, public speaking, and management. Dinner is provided. For more information, see the Current Discussion Leaders page, or view the Rocky calendar for exact meeting dates and topics.

Are you interested in becoming a Rocky Student Discussion Leader? Leaders are selected during the spring term for placement in the following academic year. The discussion leader applications are available in March, with interviews and selection taking place in the spring term.  To be considered for a discussion leader position, you must complete the Management & Leadership Development Program.  

Rocky Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership

The Rockefeller Business Entrepreneurship and Leadership (RBEL) group is an organization dedicated to promoting, fostering and encouraging relationships between Dartmouth alumni and undergraduates who share an interest in business. Founded by two '12s -- originally under the acronym DABL (Dartmouth Athletes Business and Leadership group) -- who recognized that an organization did not yet exist on campus that allowed students to meet and engage with alums in order to learn from the alums' undergraduate and professional experiences in business. DABL filled that gap, and now RBEL has evolved from that foundation and engages a diverse group of alumni who are leaders and entrepreneurs in varied fields. All students are welcome and sessions are weekly. For specific dates, discussion topics, and speakers, see the Center's calendar.

Wednesdays, 7:15 PM - 8:15 PM, RM. 209, Rockefeller Center

For More Information Contact Vincent L. Mack, Program Officer, Co-Curricular Programs

Current RBEL Discussion Leaders


VoxMasters allows students to practice impromptu public speaking in a comfortable and casual environment. Speak extemporaneously on topics and get feedback from your peers. VoxMasters provides you with general tips on public speaking, such as how to use PowerPoint and how to address numerous people during group interviews. Sessions are held weekly. For specific dates, discussion topics, and speakers see the Center's calendar.

Wednesdays, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM, Class of 1930 Room, Rockefeller Center

For More Information Contact Vincent L. Mack, Program Officer, Co-Curricular Programs

Current VoxMasters Discussion Leaders


This year, the PoliTALK student dinners and discussions will take place in conjunction with the public program lectures. For specific dates and topics please see the Center's calendar.

Current PoliTALK Discussion Leaders

For More Information Contact Joanne B. Needham, Public & Special Events Coordinator, Co-Curricular Programs 

Last Updated: 1/30/15