Aerospace Engineer, Dept. Chair Opening, & Alumni Events (Sept. 2016)

In anticipation of the Black Enterprise’s TechConneXt Technology Summit: The Intersection of Innovation and Opportunity on October 10-11 in San Francisco, CA, Mary Spio, NY B ’98, was profiled. She is an aerospace engineer and founder of Ceek VR Inc., a platform that brings social events to life through virtual reality.

Spio earner her bachelor’s in electrical engineering from Syracuse University and her master’s in electrical engineering and computer science from Georgia Tech. She is the recipient of the prestigious Yueh-Ying Hu Memorial National Award for Innovation, the Boeing Outstanding Achievement in Electrical Engineering Award, and is an accomplished author. Read more about her here.


According to a job listing from The Chronicle of Higher Education, Lawrence Technological University seeks a professor and chair of the department of electrical and computer engineering. Lawrence is located in Southfield, Michigan, outside of Detroit. A Ph.D. in electrical or computer engineering or a closely related field is required as well as credentials commensurate with appointment as a full professor with tenure.

The position is available July 1, 2017. Applications will be reviewed beginning November 1, 2016 and will be accepted until the position is filled.


There are several alumni gatherings of Tau Beta Pi members scheduled to take place in the coming weeks. You can find the calendar with a list of all events here. A reminder that these events are open to all Tau Bate (alumni and student) from any chapter, unless otherwise stated. Find details below on upcoming events. Click here for a list of contacts for all 41 active TBP Alumni Chapters.

Del Mar, California – Saturday, September 17 (community service)
Ames, Iowa – Monday, September 19 (career fair reception)
Grand Rapids, Michigan – Tuesday, September 20 (social dinner)
New York City, New York – Thursday, September 22 (board game night)
San Diego, California – Tuesday, October 4 (alumni reception)


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