According to the University of Alabama at Birmingham news, recent graduate Ophelia L. Johnson, AL G 2015, has been selected as a finalist for the Marshall Scholarships program. The award would allow Johnson to spend a year studying medical device design and entrepreneurship at Imperial College London. She graduated from UAB with a degree in biomedical engineering and was a leader in the National Society of Black Engineers and Tau Beta Pi, serving as AL Gamma Chapter president.
“It is a huge honor to even be nominated by UAB, and such a blessing to be named a finalist,” said Johnson. “I’m looking forward to interviewing for the opportunity to study in London as a Marshall Scholar. Making a positive impact in the healthcare field while promoting US-UK relationships would be extremely rewarding.” In addition, Johnson was a 2014 TBP Scholar and a 2015 TBP Fellow.
Tau Beta Pi District 2 Director Anthony M. Olenik, NY T ’08, has been buys attending five TBP collegiate chapter initiations in eleven days. It began with new York Theta at Clarkson University with 35 initiates; then New York Gamma at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with 13 initiates, followed by New York Mu at Union College with seven initiates, then back to his alma mater Binghamton University (New York Tau) with 34 initiates, and finally New York Beta at Syracuse University with 17 initiates. Group images from each initiation can be found on the District 2 Facebook page.
The 2014-15 Executive Director’s Report on the Association of Tau Beta Pi has been published. This annual report provides summaries and updates on all aspects of the Association, including financials, membership, National Officials, programs, and more. Click here for the most recent Director’s report or see previous reports on the TBP Headquarters’ web page.