New Members UMass Lowell, Grand Canyon Tau Bates, & RIT Initiates (November 2017)

On October 28, the University of Massachusetts at Lowell hosted their fall Tau Beta Pi initiation. Nearly 70 new members joined Tau Beta Pi at the Massachusetts Theta Chapter, including professor Oliver C. Ibe, Ph.D. (MA Q ’75), as an eminent engineer. Dr. Ibe teaches at UMass Lowell. The image below was taken of the new initiates, and others in attendance, and posted to the MA Theta Facebook group.


Tau Beta Pi Executive Director Curt Gomulinski, MI E ’01, celebrated his 40th birthday last week by hiking through the Grand Canyon National Park. He was joined by 11 friends, including 9 Tau Bates. The image below includes all the Tau Bates that joined in on the trip (from left to right): Rev. Richard R. Andre, NY K ’96; Tricia E. Gomulinski, SD A ’98; Curt; Stacey L. Forkner, WI A ’96; Travus J. Knotts, SD A ’98; Noy E. Vultaggio, MI E ’99; Andrew P. Vultaggio, MI E ’98; Colleen L. Hill-Stramsak, P.E. (MI E ’00); and Steven A. Stramsak, P.E. (MI H ’01).


An image taken by Tau Beta Pi District 2 Director Tom A. Pinkham, MA E ’88, shows-off the nine newest members of the New York Pi chapter at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). Visit the District’s Facebook group for more chapter news and images.

RIT will host the 2018 District 2 Conference in Rochester on February 24-25. Also in attendance at the initiation was a new member of New York Kappa (Univ. of Rochester), RIT Dean Doreen D. Edwards, Ph.D. (NY S ’97), and advisors James E. Heliotis, Ph.D. (NY D ’75), and David R. Borkholder, Ph.D. (NY N ’91).


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