TN Alpha Leader Profile, Eweek Activities, & Ole Miss ChE Study Abroad (February 2019)

The University of Tennessee recently profiled several “student leaders” including TN Alpha Chapter president Mariah R. Lafond, TN A 2019, a mechanical engineering major. She decided to become a chapter officer to increase her level of engagement on campus and to gain leadership experience.

Mariah Lafond

Lafond will graduate this May and plans to pursue a master’s degree. Read the article for more information on her efforts to grow the TN Alpha Chapter and upcoming events aimed at keeping service a priority for the organization.


Happy National Engineers Week 2019! Join Tau Beta Pi and many of our chapters in activities aimed at celebrating how engineers make a difference, increase public dialogue about the need for engineers, and bring engineering to kids and educators. Here is a list of activities at a few of our collegiate chapters this week (Feb. 17-23):

Maryland Delta at UMBC: Student Networking Reception, Professor Panel, Battle of the Engineers and more

Michigan Beta at Michigan Tech: Movie showing, paper airplane competition and more

New Hampshire Beta at Dartmouth: Round-table dinner discussion on the intersection of engineering and the liberal arts with keynote speaker.

Pennsylvania Epsilon at Lafayette College: Applying to Engineering Grad School: Tips from Accepted Students


Michael S. McMillan, MS B 2020, is one of two chemical engineering students from the University of Mississippi profiled for studying abroad in Scotland at the University of Edinburgh.

McMillan is a junior, still in Scotland studying, and previously completed a co-op with SABIC Innovative Plastics. Click here to read the full news story for more information on the pair and their studies abroad.


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