Halligan Profile, Engineer Joins Peace Corps, & ChE in Qatar (November 2018)

Oklahoma State University (OSU) profiled James E. Halligan, Ph.D., P.E. (IA A ’62), as a 2018 Tau Beta Pi Distinguished Alumnus. He was recognized at the 2018 TBP Convention (image below).

TBP Executive Councilor Craig Smith & Halligan.

Dr. Halligan is former OSU president, Oklahoma State Senator, and dean of engineering at three universities. “I believe [Halligan] is worthy of this recognition as he has devoted a lifetime to the teaching of engineering disciplines and ethics to thousands of students throughout the years,” said Mary Fallin, Oklahoma Governor.


Charlotte D. Papp, CA T ’15, has been accepted into the U.S. Peace Corps and will depart for Guinea later this month. She earned her environmental engineering degree from the University of California, Irvine.

According to a press release, she will be assigned to a community in Guinea where she will live and work for two years. “I am excited to further develop my skills as an engineer, in being able to adapt solutions to meet the needs of others. I am very excited to be able to fully immerse myself in Guinean culture,” said Papp.


The Chronicle of Higher Education posted a job listing for an assistant/ associate professor of chemical engineering at Texas A&M University at Qatar. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Click here to see the full job post.


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