Fellowships, Awards, & Student-Athlete (July 2015)

Thanh Do Ngoc, CA F ’12, has been selected as one of eight Fellows for 2015-16 by the Mortar Board National Foundation. The Mortar Board “is the premier national honor society recognizing college seniors for outstanding achievement in scholarship, leadership, and service.” Do Ngoc was cited for being a leader of many student organizations while pursuing his undergraduate degree in civil engineering at the University of the Pacific (CA).

He was actively involved with Tau Beta Pi and the CA Phi Chapter as president, a 2011-12 TBP Scholar, and a 2014-15 TBP Fellow. Read the press release for more information and the complete list of this year’s Mortar Board fellows.


Christian Brothers University reported that Edward E. Belk Jr., P.E. (TN D ’84), was recently named the recipient of the 2015 Craig Blackman Graduate Engineering Alumni Award. According to the announcement, Mr. Belk was selected by the Secretary of the Army into the Senior Executive Service (SES) in 2012 and currently serves as the Chief of Operations and Regulatory Functions for the US Army Corps of Engineers at command Headquarters in Washington, DC.


The Women’s Golf Coaches Association has named Kimberly T. Dinh, WI A 2015, as a member of the 2014-15 Women’s Collegiate All-American Scholar Team. This is the fourth year in a row that Dinh has been a member of this team. The criteria for selection on the All-American Scholar Team are strict, including a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 and having competed in at least 60 percent of the scholar’s regularly scheduled competitive rounds during the year. Read the news announcement from the University of Wisconsin’s athletic website for more details.


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