Academic All-American, 3D Printed Bent, & Lafayette College Archives

One Tau Bate was recently selected for the 2016-17 Capital One Academic All-America® Division I volleyball teams. Click here for the All-America Division I first, second, and third volleyball teams.

Ashley T. EvansIN A 2018, majoring in mechanical engineering at Purdue University and second team Academic All-American. She is a setter on the volleyball team. Evans is a three-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree, two-time Academic All-American, and recorded a triple-double (assists, kills, and digs) on August 27.


This week on Thingiverse, images of 3D printed bents were posted by Mujan Seif, a materials engineering student at the University of Kentucky. Thingiverse “is a website dedicated to the sharing of user-created digital design files. Providing primarily open source hardware designs licensed under the GNU General Public License or Creative Commons licenses.” See one of the images below, or visit this page for more images.



The Lafayette student newspaper highlighted the discovery of Tau Beta Pi Pennsylvania Epsilon Chapter documents dating back to 1921. Current chapter president Michael D. Bennett, PA E 2017, uncovered boxes of documents in an old storage closet. He contacted the Lafayette College and now the documents will be officially added to the university’s archives on Friday, December 9.

According to the article, some of the highlights of what he found include: the chapter’s original roll book (dating back to 1921; the year of its founding), commencement programs from ceremonies dating back to 1963, and the chapter’s founding documents.


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