Distinguished Alumna, Recruiting Fair & Alumni Award (October 2015)

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported on Mary T. Carlson’s recent induction into the University of Missouri Chemical Engineering Academy of Distinguished Alumni. Carlson, IA A ’78, earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Missouri and currently serves as the manufacturing director for the 3M Electrical Markets Division in Austin, TX.

She was inducted into Tau Beta Pi in 2003 by the Iowa Alpha Chapter, at Iowa State University, as an eminent engineer. She has more than 35 years of technical service and manufacturing experience with both 3M and Procter & Gamble. Read the article for more information about Carlson and the recognition.


The deadline for Tau Beta Pi collegiate chapters to submit resumes to be included among those at our 2015 Recruiting Fair is Thursday, October 8. The annual fair will be held at the Rhode Island Convention Center on Thursday, October 29 from 10 am to 3pm. Find a list of recruiters on the Associations website and learn about how to submit your resume along with those from your chapter.


Timothy E. Rapczynski, MA I 2016, has been selected as one of 15 students to receive the 2015 Skookum Award by Western New England’s University Alumni Association. According to the news brief, the “Skookum is awarded to students who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence in all their endeavors, including academics, co-curricular activities, sports, and community service. “Skookum” is the Native American Chinook Indian word meaning “excellence.”

Rapczynski is pursuing a degree in electrical engineering from Western New England University (MA), is president of the Outing Club, and co-founder of the Divest Western New England Committee.


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