ASCE Scholar, Ohio Univ. Pi Day, & FAMU Alumnus Profile (Feb. 2018)

Sarah A. Jakositz, NH A 2018, has been named the winner of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) New Faces of Civil Engineering scholarship. She was selected from a pool of roughly 300 college students.

Jakositz is a senior civil engineering major at the University of New Hampshire, is TBP NH Alpha Chapter president, and has participated in a large National Science Foundation project. She plans to pursue her master’s degree in environmental engineering. Read the story.

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At Ohio University, the OH Delta Chapter of Tau Beta Pi hosted Pi Day celebrations on February 20 in conjunction with EWeek and because the school is on vacation during Tau Beta Pi Day (March 14). The group handed out free slices of pie in front of the Russ College of Engineering and Technology.

Several images of OH Delta members giving out pie were profiled on the University’s social media channels, including the image above. More details are available here.

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Entitled “Rattler to Watch, The Mentor,” Lawrence L. Cole II, FL H ’99, was recently profiled by Florida A&M University (FAMU). Cole is head of mid-market ad sales at Google. He graduated from FAMU with a degree in electrical engineering and was a National Merit Program Achievement Scholar.

According to the news article, today Cole is “dedicated to mentorship in the community by encouraging women and underrepresented minorities to pursue careers in STEM.” He has served as an Earl Woods Scholarship Mentor for the Tiger Woods Foundation and as a volunteer with Black Girls CODE.

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