Fellowship Deadline, Citizen of the Year, & Alumni Events (Feb. 2017)

The deadline to complete and submit your Tau Beta Pi Fellowship application is Wednesday, February 1, at 11:59 p.m. The deadline to have both letters of recommendation submitted is Wednesday, February 8, at 11:59 p.m. For more information, visit the Fellowship landing page.

Recipients of the 84th year of the TBP Fellowship Program will be announced in May. Good luck!


W. Kent Fuchs, Ph.D. (NY D ’77), was recently named Citizen of the Year by the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce. Dr. Fuchs is the University of Florida (UF) President and is receiving the award “in recognition of UF’s Strategic Development Plan, which is the university’s goals to work with the city to improve areas on and off campus.”

Read the article for more information on Dr. Fuchs who previously served as Provost and Dean of Engineering at Cornell University.


There are several alumni gatherings of Tau Beta Pi members scheduled to take place in February and March. You can find the calendar with a list of all events here. A reminder that these events are open to all Tau Bates (alumni and student) from any chapter, unless otherwise stated. Find details below on upcoming events. Click here for a list of contacts for all 42 active TBP Alumni Chapters.

Grand Rapids, Michigan – Thursday, February 2 (dinner social)
Orlando, Florida – Saturday, February 18 (networking social)
Moscow, Idaho – Saturday, March 4 (alumni panel and meal)
Rexburg, Idaho – Saturday, March 4 (new chapter installation)
Chattanooga, Tennessee – Saturday, March 11 (Aquarium tour)
Find the growing list of Tau Beta Pi Day events (March 14, 2017 – 3.14.17).


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