On April 13, the New York Gamma Chapter, at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, hosted its spring initiation. An image of the 25+ new members was taken by D2 Director Anthony M. Olenik, NY T ’08, and posted to the TBP District 2 Facebook page. See the image below.
The 2019 Andrew Carnegie Fellows have been announced. According to the announcement, the program “provides support for high-caliber scholarship in the social sciences and humanities. The anticipated result of each fellowship is the publication of a book or major study that offers a fresh perspective on a pressing challenge of our time.”
Lorrie Faith Cranor, D.Sc. (WA A ’96), is a 2019 recipient. Dr. Cranor is a systems professor of computer science and of engineering and public policy at Carnegie Mellon University, where she also directs the CyLab Usable Privacy and Security Laboratory. In 2016, she served as chief technologist at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and co-founded Wombat Security Technologies, Inc., a security-awareness training company.
Ronnie M. LaMastro, NJ E 2019, and her twin sister Brie were profiled by Rowan University as the accomplished pair will graduate this May. Ronnie is double majoring in biomedical engineering and chemistry. As valedictorian, she will serve as the speaker for the engineering college commencement.
Click here to read the article. The two sisters spent much of their time as members and officers of the Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity. Ronnie will next head to Brown University to pursue a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering.