UNM Outstanding Senior, Cal State Chico MindSET, & WVU Student Honor (April 2018)

The University of New Mexico (UNM) has named eight students as Clauve Outstanding Seniors for 2018. The award is one UNM’s most prestigious for students; presented to those who have performed well academically and made significant contributions to the campus community through outstanding leadership and involvement in student organizations and activities.

Maria Kelly, NM B 2018, has been selected in this year’s class of outstanding students. She is a chemical engineering major, past TBP NM Beta Chapter corresponding secretary, and successful intern at Sandia Labs. Click here to read the article for more information on Kelly and the other honorees.

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Officers from the California Alpha Alpha Chapter of Tau Beta Pi, at Cal State Chico, recently hosted a K-12 MindSET session at Sierra View Elementary School. They presented the water rockets hands-on module to 25+ students. Helping the participants build bottle water rockets exposed them to engineering design, aerodynamics, and relevant math & science concepts.

The CA AA chapter posted several images and a few videos to their Instagram account, including the image above. Check out their account for more media and some bloopers from this awesome event.

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Tanner M. Filben, WV A 2018, is one of eight graduating West Virginia University (WVU) students to be honored with the Order of Augusta, WVU’s most prestigious student honor. The Order of Augusta recognizes students’ superior scholarship, demonstrated leadership, and record of community and public service.

Filben was profiled in the The Intelligencer (WV) publication. He will graduate with a degree in biomedical engineering and a minor in computer science. In addition, Filben is a 2017 TBP Scholar and after graduation, he plans to pursue a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering at the Virginia Tech — Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences.

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